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AT&T, Coke & more ditch Puerto Rican Day Parade over controversial honoree

Big-name sponsors are yanking their support from New York's 2017 Puerto Rican Day Parade after organizers decided to honor a man labeled by U.S. officials as a terrorist.

Stefani Zinerman, a prominent successful women in her community

Stefani Zinerman has worked with Robert E. Cornegy since former President Barack Obama’s campaign in 2012. After the Obama campaign, Cornegy wanted to run for City Council, and hired Zinerman as his petition and campaign manager.

NYSAC executive director talks Raise the Age task force

Passed almost two months ago as part of New York State Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s Fiscal Year 2017-18 budget, raising the age of adult criminal responsibility for non-violent felons isn’t as simple as it might look.

Northside Center for Child Development holds gala

May 8, 2017, the Northside Center for Child Development, a local nonprofit based in Harlem that has provided early childhood education, behavioral health and enrichment services to low-income New York City children and their families for more than 70 years, ...

Metropolitan Black Bar Association hosts annual gala

The Metropolitan Black Bar Association hosted its annual gala Friday at Pier 60.

Bronx Week closes with parade and walk of fame ceremony

The grand finale of Bronx Week 2017 took place Sunday with the annual induction ceremony and Bronx Week Parade.

African Liberation Day focusing on Trump's impact on Black community

The December 12th Movement is hosting African Liberation Day Friday, May 26, at 6:30 p.m. at Sistas’ Place.

Pamela Tate-McMullen focuses on student achievement

Bedford Academy High School in Brooklyn enjoys a prominence for its exceptional student accomplishments and its strict educational curriculum.

Sonny Abubadika Carson to be commemorated this Saturday

The life and legacy of urban warrior Sonny Abubadika Carson will be commemorated this Saturday in the People’s Republic of Brooklyn in acknowledgement of the 81st anniversary of his physical birth. Although he joined the ancestors Dec. 20, 2002, his ...

Times Square car incident: 1 dead, 22 injured; driver in custody

An 18-year-old woman was killed and at least 22 people injured Thursday when a speeding car plowed into pedestrians Manhattan's bustling Times Square, city officials said.

Newark street renamed for ‘Uggie’ as hunt for his killers continues

A street in Newark is renamed after late beloved dancer Eric “Uggie” Bowens, who was fatally shot in November. His killers have not been brought to justice as no arrests have been made in the shooting.

Father reunites with family, but finding work is difficult

President Barack Obama paroled many of the men and women who were sentenced to overly harsh federal prison terms during the “War on Drugs.” Black people were arrested, convicted and sentenced at an astounding rate during that period and to ...

PHOTOS: Macy's celebrates legacy

Recently Macy’s brought together its business and community partners to celebrate the diversity and inclusion legacy of its Macy’s Executive Chairman Terry J. Lundgren and to introduce their newly elected President and CEO Jeff Gennette.

Malcolm X Black Unity Awards being held May 21

The 48th Annual Malcolm X Black Unity Awards are being held Sunday, May 21, from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m. at the International African Arts Festival Headquarters located at 1360 Fulton St., Suite 401, in Brooklyn.

Not Another Child marks 10 years

Celebrating their 10th anniversary, nonprofit organization Not Another Child is hosting their Change Makers Benefit Gala June 10 at 6 p.m. at the Dazzler Brooklyn Hotel Ballroom.

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