NJ Black mayors say proposed legislations could make things worse for low-income New Jerseyans

The New Jersey Black Mayors’ Alliance for Social Justice is urging state legislatures to reject two proposals they say would damage cities and increase economic inequality.

Community mourns after East Orange boy is killed in accidental shooting

A community in East Orange remains in shock from tragedy after a 5-year-old boy accidentally shot his 4-year-old brother, killing him.

Don’t despair, in two years we do it again

Two things are decisive in the race for the 13th Congressional District seat that has been filled for the past 46 years by the retiring Rep. Charles B. Rangel.

Former Detroit city leader and TV anchor arrested in Harlem

Charles Pugh, the former Detroit City Council president and news anchor, remains in a Manhattan jail waiting to be extradited after he was arrested in Harlem by the U.S. Marshals over allegations that he sexually abused a 14-year-old boy in ...

LaGuardia Community College’s program for deaf adults celebrates 40th anniversary

The Program for Deaf Adults at LaGuardia Community College marks 40 years of helping deaf and hard-of-hearing students pursue their higher education goals with classroom interpreters, tutors, note takers, classes taught in American Sign Language and testing accommodation support, as ...

Cuomo announces funding increase to support special education schools

Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo announced this month that special education providers will receive a 4 percent increase in reimbursement rates.

Tiffany Lovell-Effiong’s presents Miss Diaspora Africa International competition

The director of the Miss Diaspora Africa International Pageant, Tiffany Lovell-Effiong is launching the first ever U.S. African Diaspora competition this year to commemorate the “everyday woman.”

PHOTOS: NYC celebrates LGBTQ pride

Thousands of people turned out for the Gay Pride Parade in the city.

Man, 46, fatally shot in front of Harlem apartment

A man was fatally shot in front of his Harlem apartment late Thursday night, police said.

Ex-NYPD officer gets probation for stomping on arrestee’s head

An NYPD officer who stomped on a man’s head while he was facedown on the ground while being arrested was sentenced on Thursday to 2 years probation and instructed to resign, according to the Kings County District Attorney.

Former Detroit city leader, TV anchor arrested in Harlem for alleged sexual misconduct with minor

The man who was once the second most powerful political figure in Detroit politics as well as a former television anchor for the city's Fox affiliate was arrested Thursday morning by the Regional Fugitive Task Force in Harlem.

Police officers not indicted in Phillip White death

A grand jury decided not to indict two Vineland police officers involved in the March 2015 death of Phillip White.

Keep Harlem in vogue

Change appears to be inevitable for the communities of the world, and Harlem is no exception.

State Senator Kevin Parker hosts tea party

Saturday, June 11, State Sen. Kevin Parker was joined by family, friends and supporters for his annual High Tea event.

SekouWrites makes pretty bracelets with heavy meaning

SekouWrites decided to take on a project he calls Brown Boy Bad, a series of conversations with Black fathers about how racism affects raising Black children today. Writes, an author, car blogger of SimplyRides.com, and former editor at Uptown Magazine, ...