Anniversary of Newark Rebellion commemorated

Tuesday, July 12, the People’s Organization for Progress hosted its annual observation of the anniversary of the epic Newark Rebellion.

Harlem tenants protest for repairs

The tenants of 295 W. 150th St. in Harlem held a press conference and rally outside of their building Wednesday, the evening before their court hearing for a building-wide Housing Part action against their landlord, Yitzchnk Horowitz.

'USA Danger Zone- Police Murders of Black People Rising'

The December 12th Movement will hold an emergency community gathering at Sista’s Place, 456 Nostrand Ave., Brooklyn N.Y., Friday, July 15, 2016, at 7 p.m., focusing on the relentless and systemic racist attacks on Black people in the United States.

Lawsuit seeks to preserve recording of police activity without retaliation

A man who was arrested, allegedly in retaliation for recording cops, filed a federal lawsuit last week.

Free summer fun for city kids

It’s the time of year that kids love and parents tend to dread— the New York City school break is upon us and kids, all over the city, are itching to play.

Career Day at HCCI

Preparing individuals with career-oriented skills to sustain themselves economically, the organization Harlem Congregations for Community Involvement, a group dedicated to the revitalization of Harlem, teamed with Moody’s Analytics, a credit risk-management company, last month, to host Career Day for the ...

Gardener at the East New York Farmers Market heals residents with Seeds of Life Enterprises

Not all doctors wear white lab coats and have stethoscopes draped around their necks. Brooklyn gardener, Lyeta Herb, who has developed a line of natural healing tonics to cure arthritis, lower high blood pressure and detoxify the colon, commonly wears ...

Funeral arrangements announced for late radio personality Vaughn Harper

Funeral services for legendary radio personality Vaughn Harper have been announced.

Community activists gather in Harlem to discuss gun violence solutions

The group 100 Black Men of New York held what it calls a broad-based emergency summit to address gun violence, equal justice and the recent police shootings in Minnesota, Louisiana and Texas.

David Dinkins celebrates 89th birthday

Former New York City Mayor David Dinkins celebrated his 89th birthday at a party at Ellen's Stardust Diner in Times Square.

Summer of festivals

Almost every week in July, there is a festival going on within the five boroughs. In the spirit of Independence Day, this past weekend it was the annual International Arts Festival at the Navy Yard in Brooklyn.

NJ activists use Fourth of July to honor Mumia Abu-Jamal and protest police shootings

The People’s Organization for Progress hosted its 23rd consecutive Justice Monday Rally on the Fourth of July to demand federal investigations into four active police shooting cases in New Jersey and honor political prisoner Mumia Abu-Jamal at the Peter Rodino ...

Summer youth employment program launches in Newark

Newark Mayor Ras J. Baraka, teen program participants and representatives of partner/funder organizations recently launched a youth summer employment program.

W.E.B. DuBois Scholars excel

The W.E.B. DuBois Scholars Institute is a summer program devoted to exposing middle and high school students to the joys of academia.

Cops killing Black folks—We say no to your attempted genocide

Another one of our brothers has been shot dead. Our tongues are raw from years of biting them and suppressing our emotions brought about by oppression.