Black Dollars Matter: Black-out of Black Friday and beyond

“We will make it a real ‘Black Friday,’” warned Minister Louis Farrakhan, “because there won’t be a Black person in sight.”

The Slave Theater needs your help

The Children of Slaves and Patriots committee is hosting daily rallies in front of the Slave Theater.

Justice or Else: Be 1 of the 10,000

The youths of Muhammad Mosque #7 hosted a Justice or Else: 10,000 fearless open house Saturday Nov. 21 at MIST Harlem.

East Orange promotes first female fire captain in city’s history

Tasha Hayes-Smith, an East Orange firefighter since August of 1993, becomes the first female promoted to captain in the department’s history.

Ali Abdullah claims his place in the tech world

Nestled in a recently renovated East Harlem building, Ali Abdullah runs around his office in preparation for our interview.

Celebration of womanhood at Schomburg Museum

Over 400 people gathered at the historic Schomburg Museum, located in Harlem, N.Y., for a celebration of womanhood.

Interfaith Medical Center gives Thanksgiving to community

Interfaith Medical Center gives Thanksgiving to community residents and some community groups.

Autism while Black

If you’re Black, you’re not allowed to have a developmental or mental disorder.

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A special holiday offer from the Amsterdam News.

NYU distances itself from 'White Student Union'

Officials at New York University (NYU) are condemning a group created on Facebook called "Union of White NYU Students."

B.P Gale Brewer hosts moment of silence for victims of Boko Haram attacks in Nigeria

On Friday, Manhattan Borough President Gale A. Brewer hosted a community vigil and moment of silence for the victims of recent Boko Haram attacks in Nigeria

Akai Gurley remembered one year later

November 20 marks one year since the police shooting death of Akai Gurley.

Hoverboards' are illegal in New York City

Better scratch "hoverboards" off your wish list this year if you live in New York City.

Staten Island Park named after Black Vietnam War vet rededicated

Veterans Day 2015 had a special meaning for the war veterans and supporters who gathered at the site of the new memorial for Cpl. Lawrence Thompson, the first Black soldier to die during the Vietnam War.

Friendly 50 Club’s 55th annual Harvey Davis Memorial Scholarship Fund Dinner Dance

The Friendly 50 Club held their annual scholarship dinner dance at the Alhambra Ballroom in Harlem.