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Staten Island holds Black Heritage parade

Saturday, Sept. 16, 2017, Staten Islanders held their seventh annual Staten Island Black Heritage Family Day.

City Council Members call for for greater regulation of private bus companies after fatal crash

City Council Transportation Chair Ydanis Rodriguez and Council Member Peter Koo called for further collaboration between the City Council, the New York City Department of Transportation and the New York City Police Department to crack down on bad private bus ...

Post office named after Tuskegee Airman Roscoe C. Brown Jr.

The Morris Heights post office in the Bronx now bears the name of late Tuskegee Airman and Bronx Community College President Dr. Roscoe C. Brown Jr.

3 dead, several critically injured when buses crash in Flushing

Three people are dead and 16 others are injured, including multiple in critical condition, after a "very serious" collision involving two buses, which sent one into a building that later caught fire in Flushing Monday morning.

Cancer survivor Nacole Ali

“I am just grateful that I am cancer-free and that all my hair grew back! I can be just as flawless as I previous was,” Nacole Ali said. Born and raised in Brooklyn, Ali is an international bestselling author on ...

Street named Johnnie Mae Johnson Way in East Harlem

Family, friends, elected officials and East and Central Harlem honored a late Harlem activist, renaming East 130th Street and Lexington Avenue Johnnie Mae Johnson Way during a big ceremony Sept. 9, 2017.

CCRB substantiates complaints against cop who killed Eric Garner

The New York Civilian Complaint Review Board has substantiated complaints made against the cop who killed Eric Garner in 2014.

Sarge the Suave—Vietnam War vet and community treasure

A former Vietnam veteran who goes by Sarge, aka “Joe Driver” can be seen on Fulton Street (Harriet Ross Tubman Avenue) and Marcy Avenue, looking sharp as ever.

Moms of slain children organize car caravan of remembrance

Commemorating their slain children, mothers gathered together in New Jersey.

Harlem Week/Basil Paterson Award Luncheon

Harlem Week hosted dignitaries as they attended their tremendous Economic Development Day,

Margaret R. Smith celebrates 95th birthday

Sunday, Aug. 13, 2017, Brooklyn’s First AME Zion Church, family and friends came out to celebrate Mother Margaret R. Smith’s 95th birthday.

Harlem barber "Denny Moe' give free haircuts to kids

Several young men are headed back to school with a fresh cut thanks to Harlem barber Dennis Mitchell (aka “Denny Moe”).

City Hall lays out J’Ouvert preparations

Mayor Bill de Blasio and Police Commissioner James O’Neill have decided that “Times Square on New Year’s Eve” security measures are necessary for Monday’s J’Ouvert celebration.

3 people shot in Crown Heights, Brooklyn

Three people have been shot in the Crown Heights section of Brooklyn.

Family of Bronx teen who died during football practice raising money for funeral

The family of a teenager who died after he suffered a medical incident during a high school football practice is raising money to help pay funeral expenses.

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