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Over 1 million NYC residents are ‘food insecure’

One in 8 New Yorkers are unable to afford an adequate amount of food. That translates in more than one million city residents who are "food insecure."

WARM kicks off ninth domestic violence forum for community

Non-profit organization fighting against domestic violence, WARM (WE ALL REALLY MATTER), hosted its ninth annual domestic violence forum at the Salem United Methodist Church.

Monty: sharing joy everyday

Benven “Monty” Sheppard is bringing joy and care to New York City’s Sony Hall as the hospitality liaison.

900,000 New Jerseyans suffering from hunger

According to officials, nearly 900,000 New Jersey residents are food insecure, meaning they lack regular access to enough affordable food including more than 260,000 children and 200,000 older residents.

Brooklyn’s hosts celebrate Signature Kente Fest Brunch

Downtown Brooklyn was the location for the Signature Kente Fest Brunch and Akwaaba Reception & Networking co-sponsored by Jerry Kobe Adinkra, host of the “Good Morning Diaspora Radio Show,” and the Chamber Coalition.

Woman books NYCHA apartment in Chelsea listed illegally on Airbnb

Boston resident Rachel Valerio thought her $90-a-night Airbnb apartment in New York City was a good deal until...

NYS Supreme Court Judge Crane orders WBAI back on air with local control

At midnight Wednesday, 6th, November, 2019, embattled “progressive” New York radio went back on air with local control, by court order of NYS Supreme Court Judge Melissa Crane.

Father of minor punched by NYPD: ‘My son is still traumatized’

It’s been around two weeks since viral video of a brawl involving NYPD officers and civilians at the Jay Street-MetroTech subway station in Brooklyn showed an officer punch Black 15-year-old Benjamin Marshall.

Nya Kam: Making candles with love

Nya Kam has dedicated her creative talents to helping others find peace, through her candle line Love Notes.

African American named city’s Corporation Counsel

James Johnson is named the new Corporation Counsel of New York City. He began his role Monday, Nov. 4, replacing Zachary Carter.

Rotary Club for Harlem packages food for local pantries and the Bahamas

The Rotary Club of Harlem hosted its third annual “Food for the Soul” food packaging event uptown.

Community meeting held in Brooklyn after racist figures appear in window of white homeowner

A community meeting organized by ArtShack Brooklyn was held last weekend at Bedford Academy High School where residents discussed the posting of brown figures in nooses at the home of former ArtShack owner Dany Rose.

The Network Journal celebrates Black achievers with elegant ceremony

This past Friday, Oct. 25, The Network Journal honored 40 young, Black changemakers in business; this marked the Network Journal’s 22nd 40 Under Forty Achievement Awards.

Community comes out to cheer on and support NYC Marathon 2019

Everyone in New York will say that the TCS NYC Marathon is the best 26.2-mile race in the world.

NYPD Commissioner James O’Neill to step down: sources

New York City Police Commissioner James O’Neill is expected to announce Monday that he’s leaving the force, police and City Hall sources tell PIX11 News.

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