South Ward Council Member John Sharpe James, Newark Mayor Ras Baraka and others recently opened the Community Storefront Program at 790 Clinton Ave. in the South Ward’s Upper Clinton Hill neighborhood.
Jersey City, N.J., Mayor Steven Fulop announced the launch of a new loan program aimed at securing financing for local businesses.
Professor Ricky Jones, who served 13 years behind bars, is receiving the Citizens Against Recidivism Award.
Bronx Assemblymember Michael A. Blake participated in a State Legislator Briefing with President Barack Obama.
Preserve Our Legacy held it’s annual fundraiser dedicated to sickle cell research at Sofrito in Harlem.
Saturday, Oct. 10, Sankofa Community Empowerment is taking a one-day bus trip down to Washington D.C. to participate in the 20th anniversary of the Million Man March Justice or Else! rally.
To highlight this horrible reality, Saturday, Oct. 3 at noon, Sisters Building Sisters in Brooklyn will be spearheading our second annual Walk to End Domestic Violence in East New York and Abroad.
Mayor Bill de Blasio and Minority and Women-Owned Business Enterprise Director Maya Wiley announced Sept. 28 that New York City has awarded over $1.6 billion in contracts to MWBEs in fiscal year 2015.
First lady Michelle Obama made her way to Harlem Tuesday, Sept. 29 to talk with young girls about the importance of education and her latest campaign to educate millions of girls worldwide.
The ex-wife of disgraced former New York Assemblyman William Boyland Jr. might meet a fate similar to his.
At One Centre Street, Manhattan Borough President Gale Brewer, Brooklyn Borough President Eric Adams and civil rights attorney Norman Siegel unveiled a new report from town hall meetings on police.
With the issue of domestic violence coming back to the forefront this decade and reaching crisis levels, activists and pundits felt it was high time to get together and create a plan to combat it.
Thousands came out for what is dubbed the “Largest Black Parade in America,” the 46th annual African-American Day Parade Sunday in Harlem.
Harlem resident Chantel Carter knows the setbacks, hard work and dedication it takes having a child with special needs.
Mayor Bill de Blasio recently announced a multi-agency strategy to reduce demand and supply for synthetic cannabinoids, often sold under the brand name K2, among others.