Melissa Gabriel, CEO of Million Dollar TV, giving back to the community

Melissa Gabriel, who is also known as Sassy Ming Lee, interviews numerous celebrities, chatting about fun facts and the latest news in hip-hop.

Assemblywoman Inez Dickens hosting expungent forum

Harlem Assemblywoman Inez Dickens is hosting the “Juvenile and Adult Expungement Forum” Jan. 25 from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. at the Adam Clayton Powell Jr. State Office Building (163 W. 125th St., Second Floor).

A granddaughter of a slave is on the front lines of the opioid epidemic

Running a methadone clinic downtown and your own medical practice uptown would stretch thin even the best people in the field. But for 91-year-old Melissa Freeman, it’s effortless.

Antonio Hairston: ‘I Am King’

This Martin Luther King Day, Antonio Javar Hairston is hosting approximately 100 Black men from the community at the Harlem YMCA for his third annual “I Am King” seminar.

2018 Neighborhood Resident Leadership Academy applications being accepted

Residents who live in Fairmount, Upper Clinton Hill, Weequahic and Lower Broadway areas in Newark can now apply to be a part of the Neighborhood Resident Leadership Academy development program.

Greater Harlem Chamber of Commerce salutes NYPD

The Harlem business, cultural, civic and religious communities recently came together under the leadership of the Greater Harlem Chamber of Commerce at Harlem’s historic Alhambra Ballroom to celebrate the New York Police Department

New Jersey prisons lift ban on book after ACLU protest

Two New Jersey state prisons lifted a ban on the highly acclaimed book, “The New Jim Crow,” after pressure from the American Civil Liberties Union of New Jersey.

American Museum of Natural History Kwanzaa event

The American Museum of Natural History hosted its Kwanzaa 2017 celebration.

Toy giveaway brightens holidays for veterans and military families in the Bronx

The Wildlife Conservation Society’s Bronx Zoo hosted its Toy Giveaway for the children of veterans and active military members last Saturday.

Snow shovelers needed for winter season

As the winter season begins, snow shovelers are needed to dig out the Big Apple. The city is hiring temporary snow laborers to clear away snow.

Nicole Barnwell—Spreading the HBCU gospel

Nicole Barnwell is making sure that students in the Tri-State area know that historically Black colleges and universities are an option when it comes to higher education.

Homeless NYC: Turning vacant properties into permanent housing

According to advocacy group Coalition for the Homeless, approximately 63,000 people are sleeping in shelters in New York City, leaving many people with no place to call home this Christmas.

CCRB report: NYPD rejecting more of our findings

The new semiannual report from the Civilian Complaint Review Board revealed that the New York Police Department is ignoring their recommendations and refusing to provide names and badge numbers to citizens.

NYPD officers now required to identify themselves, let people know they can refuse being searched

NYPD officers will soon be required to identify themselves and inform people that they have the right to refuse to be searched in nonemergency encounters.

Arrests made in 2015 killing of rapper Chinx

Two men have been arrested in the 2015 drive-by shooting death of Lionel Pickens, a New York City rapper who performed under the name Chinx and was gunned down while he and a friend sat at a red light in ...