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37th Annual Harlem Business Alliance Fundraising Awards Gala celebrates ‘The Art of Success’

For the past 37 years, the Harlem Business Alliance (HBA) has honored black brilliance with their annual awards gala.

Harlem street co-named after Tuskegee Airman Dabney Montgomery

The street sign at West 136th Street the northwest corner of Adam Clayton Powell Jr. Boulevard now bears the name of late Tuskegee Airman Dr. Dabney N. Montgomery.

Civil rights prosecutors urge charges in Eric Garner’s death

Federal civil rights prosecutors have recommended charging a New York police officer in the 2014 chokehold death of Eric Garner, but it’s unclear if top Justice Department officials will be willing to move forward with a case, a person familiar ...

Shawn Rickenbacker named new director of CUNY’s Urban Futures

Big doings at the City College of New York.

Upper Manhattan Empowerment Zone President and CEO Ken Knuckles announces retirement

The Upper Manhattan Empowerment Zone (UMEZ) announced Thursday that the organization’s longtime President and Chief Executive Officer, Kenneth J. Knuckles, will step down in June after 15 years of service to begin his retirement.

Accused Stop & Shop shoplifter dies after staff altercation

Shoppers were stunned into at least verbal action when they saw staff at a Brooklyn Stop & Shop in Flatbush seemingly tackle an alleged shoplifter to the ground, and sit on him until he stopped moving.

Muslims talk separation, are more Blacks listening?

Muslims talk separation, are more Blacks listening?

Family of slain Brandy Odom: ‘Find her killer’

Family of slain woman: ‘Find her killer’

Black professor who defended Black Lives Matter suing college that fired her

Black professor who defended Black Lives Matter suing college that fired her

Waiting while Black: Racial incident at Starbucks sparks outrage

Waiting while Black: Racial incident at Starbucks sparks outrage

3 workers fired at L.A. Fitness after Black men kicked out of NJ gym

Three workers at a New Jersey gym were fired after they kicked two black men out and called police on them Monday night, according to an L.A. Fitness employee.

Controversial Central Park statue of doctor who operated on enslaved women is moved

New York City's Public Design Commission has approved the removal of a controversial statue of a 19th century doctor who operated on enslaved women.

Leaked NYPD disciplinary records published online

BuzzFeed News has obtained and published a database of nearly 18,000 New York Police Department disciplinary findings amid a fight over whether city police disciplinary records should remain secret.

2 killed in Far Rockaway house fire

Two women were killed in a house fire in the Far Rockaway section of Queens early Monday, the FDNY said.

What happened to Brandy Odom?

The mother of a woman found dismembered in a Brooklyn park believes the NYPD isn't working as hard to find her daughter's killer because of the color of their skin.

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