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Harlem Earth Day 2015

It’s that time of year again when we celebrate the Earth! Yes, we should be doing that every day, but this Saturday, April 25, Harlem Park to Park will present Harlem Earth Day in Morningside Park, noon to 4 p.m.

#March2Justice concludes in DC

March2Justice arrived at the Capitol building in Washington, D.C., Tuesday. Members of Justice League NYC stood alongside Rep. John Conyers as he reintroduced the End Racial Profiling Act.

The Greater NY Links in Philadelphia

The Greater New York chapter and the Philadelphia chapter of the Links commemorated the social activism of the Links founding members in celebration of Women’s History Month.

Touro College of Pharmacy students celebrate residencies

Touro College of Pharmacy students are celebrating their recently announced residency matches at prestigious institutions throughout the United States and its territories.

Support local businesses

Harlem residents deserve to have stores that provide clothes, coffee, food and a host of other goods. However, I wonder what the long-term costs will be for the neighborhood and the community if, slowly but surely, many of the locally ...

Kyla Imani McMillan, a 13-year-old inspiration

This weeks Black New Yorker is 13-year-old singer, dancer, and performer Kyla Imani McMillan.

Local students calling on presidential candidates to support 'Debt-Free College'

Hunter College and CUNY students, faculty and community members came together Tuesday to call on 2016 presidential candidates to support a national goal of debt-free college at public institutions of higher education.

‘Jail Ain't No Good' annual walk-a-thon

The Masjid Malcolm Shabazz Mosque is hosting the “Jail Ain’t No Good” annual walk-a-thon Saturday, April 25.The four-mile walk will start at 11 a.m. at West 116th Street and Malcolm X Boulevard.

Chris S. Owens to be honored

The life of gun violence victim Chris S. Owens is being honored at a vigil Sunday, April 26 from noon to 2 p.m. in Harlem on the corner of West 121st Street and Adam Clayton Powell Boulevard.

A man’s faith and a DA who believed in his innocence

Michael Waithe, 52, served time—a year and a half of a possible four-and-a-half-year sentence—for a crime he didn’t commit. Through his 30-year ordeal of fighting to be cleared and the prospect of being deported, he says he never lost his ...

Organizations call on City Council to drop NYPD proposal

Last week, a group made up of nearly 60 organizations sent a letter to New York City Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito and the council itself to oppose their proposal to add 1,100 police officers to the New York Police Department’s ...

Loretta Lynch: U.S. attorney general confirmation watch

Loretta E. Lynch, 55, may soon make history. She will be the 83rd U.S. attorney general if and when she is confirmed.

Communities searching for solutions to gun violence

This past weekend, with the last strains of a harsh winter replaced by rising temperatures, gunshots rang out in three New York boroughs: Brooklyn, the Bronx and Manhattan.

Noted women host 'For Sisters Only' panel at NAN convention

Female panelists came together to discuss issues and topics relating to Black women and girls during the National Action Network’s 15thannual convention last week.

‘Helping others survive’

At the State Office Building in Harlem, the National Association of Negro Business and Professional Women’s Clubs held their Women’s History Month Celebration.

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