War cries of a New Yorker—Nicole Goodwin

Harlem, being the colorful melting pot of New York City culture and an amalgamation of rich ethnicity, finds itself inundated with equally interesting people that inhabit it.

SOB's hosting fundraiser for Haiti

Live world music venue and restaurant SOB's is hosting a Haiti hurricane relief fundraiser on Friday, Oct. 14.

‘They were given new life’: Brooklyn DA Ken Thompson remembered by people he helped free from wrongful convictions

He lived for only 50 years, the last three of which he was Brooklyn District Attorney. But in those three years, Ken Thompson played a major role in ensuring that nearly two dozen wrongfully convicted people gained years of life ...

Nigeria 56th Independence Day celebrated in NYC

Nigerians came from all over the tristate area and beyond to celebrate the 56th year of independence from British colonialists.

PHOTOS: 120th anniversary of the Greater Harlem Chamber of Commerce at Harlem Hospital

The Greater Harlem Chamber of Commerce celebrates it 120th anniversary at Harlem Hospital an event at Harlem Hospital.

Bronx Council Member Andy King 'gets pink' for breast cancer awareness

The American Cancer Society recently launched its Real Men Wear Pink of New York City program, which features Real Men Wear Pink candidates from all five boroughs who have committed to showing their support and raising money in the fight ...

Walking for Breast Cancer Awareness Month

As we all should know, October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month. According to the National Breast Cancer Awareness Month Collaborating Organization, approximately one in eight women living in America will have breast cancer at some point in their life.

Rower releases $4.5 million rowboat to Equatorial Guinea

What’s the first thing you’d want after rowing across the Atlantic?

P.O.P. continues ‘Justice Mondays,’ adds morning rally

The People’s Organization for Progress hosted its 36th consecutive Justice Monday protest this week, demanding federal intervention into New Jersey’s four recent police shooting cases, at the Federal Building in Newark.

For sale: Cab Calloway’s Riverdale home

The Riverdale, Bronx home of jazz great Cab Calloway home is currently on the market.

Bergen Community College in Paramus hosts discussion on police/community relations

Race, diversity, community engagement and law enforcement are the focus of an upcoming forum at Bergen Community College.

Bike Walk Run needs volunteers for annual event set for Oct. 9

It’s that time of year again when community members will gather in Brooklyn for the 35th Annual 10K Community Bike Walk Run Oct. 9.

Ramarley Graham’s mother speaks against NYPD trial for her son’s killer

After the NYPD revealed last week Thursday that they plan on conducting a department trial for Richard Haste, a cop who unlawfully broke into a Bronx home, and then shot and killed unarmed 18-year-old Ramarley Graham during the afternoon of ...

Harlem antiviolence organization launches new initiative

Harlem’s antiviolence organization, Getting Out and Staying Out, officially launched the Stand Against Violence East Harlem program.

Black female employee files sexual and gender discrimination suit against AAA North Jersey

Shanique Wells, director of marketing at AAA North Jersey, is suing the company and her boss, President David Hughes, for gender and sexual discrimination.