CCRB, John Jay College host symposium on oversight of law enforcement

The New York City Civilian Complaint Review Board, in conjunction with the John Jay Office for the Advancement of Research, recently hosted a symposium on oversight of law enforcement in New York and across the nation.

Black Verizon employee alleges co-workers placed noose over her desk in Morristown

A Black woman working at Verizon’s Morristown, N.J. office is alleging that a noose was left on her desk by her co-workers, according to reports.

Sigma Gamma Rho partners with State Sen. Kevin Parker to host youth symposium

On Saturday, March 9, the sophisticated ladies of Eta Nu Sigma Brooklyn and Queens alumnae chapter of Sigma Gamma Rho Sorority, Incorporated and New York State Sen. Kevin Parker hosted the sorority’s annual youth symposium,

Deborah Nelson and the African-American Association of Co-op City & Black Vegfest

In honor of the famed Egyptian architect and world’s first doctor, Imhotep, the African-American Association of Co-op City & Black Vegfest will be hosting their 15th annual Wholistic Health & Wellness Fair Saturday, April 13.

Chanel Lewis’ retrial begins

Chanel Lewis finds himself back in court being retried for the murder of Karina Vetrano.

8-year-old homeless refugee becomes chess champion

In a homeless shelter in Manhattan, an 8-year-old boy is walking to his room, carrying an awkward load in his arms, unfazed by screams from a troubled resident.

Statue of Liberty climber sentenced to probation, community service

She climbed the Statue of Liberty last Fourth of July to protest the Trump Administration policy of separating migrant family members at the border.

Retrial begins in case of slain NYC jogger Karina Vetrano

Opening statements wrapped up Monday in the retrial of a man accused of killing a woman who was attacked while running near her family’s New York City home.

Harlem’s Eboné M. Carrington—An influential Black woman in business

Eboné M. Carrington, chief executive officer of NYC Health and Hospitals in Harlem, will be awarded as one of the Influential Black Women in Business of 2019 Friday, March 22, at the New York Marriott Marquis Hotel.

WBAI Live! ‘From the Streets with Bob Law’

WBAI (99.5FM), Pacifica’s New York affiliate of their nationwide network of independent community radio stations, has launched their first live programming effort with the phenomenal national radio personality, Bob Law.

Harlem pays tribute to Whitney Young

On Monday, March 11, the World Community of Social Workers hosted the 36th annual Whitney M. Young Jr. Equal Justice for Children Tribute.

Senator Parker masquerade b’day bash

With massive cake, masquerade masks, good food, music and friends State Senator Kevin Parker partied the night away.

Legislation introduced to establish African Burial Ground Museum In New York

Members of the New York Democratic delegation, led by U.S. Senate Minority Leader Charles E. Schumer, U.S. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand and U.S. Representative Jerrold Nadler, joined Representatives Gregory Meeks, Yvette Clarke, and Adriano Espaillat, this week in announcing the reintroduction ...

Meet the 60-year old single dad who is raising 7 adopted kids

Joe Toles, a 60-year old single father from New York City, has spent the past 10 years raising six sons he has adopted. Without any regrets about it

Bronx Triangle, Inc. hosts Phenomenal Women’s breakfast

The Standing on their Shoulders Breakfast honoring Phenomenal Women was held Saturday, March 2, 2019, at Eastwood Manor, Bronx.