Saturday, Sept. 30, 2017, the Committee to Eliminate Media Offensive to African People held an energetic and informative workshop in Queens entitled How to Be an Internet Warrior.
Special events and programs are scheduled to occur throughout the week. The park will feature a film series and live entertainment by various groups and organizations, and libation ceremonies will be conducted.
Melvin Alston serves as the Community and Fatherhood Outreach coordinator for the city’s Administration for Children’s Services.
Lleryn Montan is a mother of three attempting to pursue an EMT career. She had recently signed up for a free EMT training program provided by Davis Training Programs.
A Black former high school football player is reportedly filing a $1 million lawsuit against Lenape High School in Medford, N.J., according to reports.
The Jacob K. Javits Convention Center hosted Circle of Sisters, a one-day event that was held Sept. 30 2017.
Community residents, elected officials, homeless people, housing advocates and other stakeholders led a walking tour of East Harlem this week to highlight privately owned and publicly owned vacant buildings and lots that could be developed as permanently affordable housing.
Like the hundreds who attended Elombe Brath’s events at the Harriet Tubman School in the past, there was a sizable crowd in the heart of Harlem last Saturday for a street co-naming ceremony in honor of the esteemed “freedom fighter,” ...
Dr. Rae Wynn-Grant earned her doctorate in Ecology and Evolution from Columbia University. She is the only African-American woman scientist at the American Museum of Natural History in New York.
The Organization for the Advancement of Nigerians Inc. will be hosting a three-day event in celebration of the 57th anniversary of Nigeria’s Independence Day.
Sunday, Sept. 17, 2017, the community gathered at the northwest corner of West 71st Street and Columbus Avenue to unveil a street sign in honor of Ponsie B. Hillman.
“I don’t think we got adequate time to review what they were planning,” said Charlene Nimmons, of Public Housing Communities, to the AmNews. “I was in talks with [New York City] Council Member Jumaane Williams, but I still needed the ...
The last time there was a fatal stabbing inside a New York City public school was back in 1992, 25 years ago.
Rev. Al Sharpton is the subject of a day-long Columbia University School of Journalism symposium examining the impact he has had on civil rights and urbanizing the doctrines of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. over the last 50 years.
Saturday, Sept. 16, 2017, Staten Islanders held their seventh annual Staten Island Black Heritage Family Day.