In recognition of Black History Month, Black community and faith leaders, including formerly incarcerated advocates and their family members, joined legislators in a virtual press conference to commence a Parole Justice Is Racial Justice Advocacy Day on Tuesday.
GetFoodNYC, the city’s emergency food program established to combat hunger related to the COVID-19 pandemic, has now distributed over 200 million free meals to New Yorkers in need.
According to reports, African Americans in New Jersey account for less than 5% of people getting the COVID-19 vaccine. Black men only account for 2%. Gov. Phil Murphy hopes to change that with community partnerships to get vaccines in underserved ...
Lorenzo Steele, a former softball player of the Gene Warriors League in Harlem, refers to his experience as one of the greatest times in his life.
Senior citizen Merlene E. Richardson, 68, lives in the Crown Heights community, where she walks to the Associated Supermarket on Nostrand Avenue and Empire Boulevard/Sullivan Place to purchase her groceries.
What if there was an alternative way to celebrate love without worrying about the expectation of others?
Last week, New Jersey Attorney General Gurbir S. Grewal announced criminal charges against three suspended correctional police officers for their alleged roles in an incident where inmates were assaulted and seriously injured at the Edna Mahan Correctional Facility for Women ...
State Sen. James Sanders Jr. is giving away free masks and hand sanitizer (while supplies last) and offering free on-site coronavirus testing in Jamaica on Feb. 12 and 13 at the Baisley Houses parking lot on the corner of 108th ...
NYC Department of Small Business Services Commissioner Jonnel Doris recently announced the launch of “Training for Your Employees,” a new resource that provides business owners and their employees with training in digital literacy, marketing tools, online security and COVID-19 safety.
Throughout February, The New York Public Library is commemorating Black History Month with several online events and programs, virtual exhibitions, information and educational tools, and reading recommendations to amplify Black voices, history and experiences.
2020 was one of the most tumultuous chapters in recent history for Black Americans. We saw numerous reminders that systemic racism brings devastating consequences for individuals, families and communities.
Nearly 50 firearms were turned in to law enforcement at a gun buyback event hosted by New York Attorney General Letitia James, Brooklyn District Attorney Eric Gonzalez and the New York City Police Department.
Public relations firm Mercury announces the promotion of communications strategist Rachel Noerdlinger.
According to the Police Reform Organization Project (PROP), the COVID-19 pandemic is not slowing down the number of Black people being arrested as the City Council prepares to make major reforms to the NYPD.
Nigerian filmmaker Tony Abulu revealed to the Amsterdam News that his film “Doctor Bello” will premiere Feb. 15 on Netflix. “Doctor Bello” stars Isaiah Washington, Vivica A. Fox, Jimmy Jean-Louis and Nigerian superstar actress Genevieve Nnaji. T