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Black women promoted to top positions in the NYPD

Three Black women have been promoted to high ranking positions in the NYPD.

Skate For Changes announces All Around Give Back Drive for the holidays

NYC activism group Skate For Changes, in collaboration with The Queens Liberation Project and Strategy for Black Lives, announced their All Around Give Back Drive for the NYC area.

Rising COVID cases in NYC could cause shutdown

Could New York City be headed for another COVID-19 shutdown? Officials say if the number of cases in the city doesn’t go down, it’s very possible.

VOTING, NYC

As Brooklyn led the city in the Early Voting stats, all five NYC boroughs represented when it came to overall turn out by Election Day.

NYC renames parks in honor of Black Solidarity Day

The New York City Parks Department celebrated the 51st anniversary of Black Solidarity Day in style.

Charlene Brown–– promoting Black Women in Tech

Charlene Brown is no stranger to the many challenges faced by boutique and small Black women-owned tech companies.

Bronx DA collects over 135 firearms at gun buyback event

District Attorney Darcel D. Clark today announced that 136 guns—mostly revolvers and semi-automatic pistols—were turned in at the Bronx Gun Buyback held Oct. 24 at St. Luke’s Episcopal Church.

Jersey City recognized for addressing racial injustices amid COVID-19 response

Jersey City has been chosen as one of 25 communities across the country awarded by the Kresge Foundation for leading in the midst of challenges caused by the COVID-19 pandemic and working to solve issues of racial injustice.

Activists to celebrate Black Solidarity Day’s 51st anniversary––Nov. 2, 2020

“The most important day for Black people this year in America is Monday, Nov. 2, 2020, the 51st anniversary of Black Solidarity Day,” said Omowale Clay, activist and December 12th Movement member.

Dominick Lewis hopes to inspire others with Photodom

Dominick Lewis owns Photodom, a store that sells photography equipment, apparel and accessories.

Street Corner Resource rally in Harlem to get out the vote, and COVID-19 awareness

Street Corner Resource (I Am Peace) held street rally in Harlem with poets young and old to get out the vote, and promote COVID-19 crisis awareness.

Mayor de Blasio urges New Yorkers not to travel during holiday season

With the holiday season approaching, Mayor Bill de Blasio has urged New York City residents not to travel outside of the state as COVID-19 cases across the country continue to rise.

Enthusiastic New Yorkers Vote Early

Enthusiastic New Yorkers are voting early in a presidential election for the first time ever.

Newark taking strong measures to control COVID-19 spike

Officials in Newark are taking strong measures to address the second wave of the COVID-19 pandemic after reporting this week that the City had more cases than all other municipalities in Essex County combined.

NYPD officer who shouted 'Trump 2020' suspended without pay

The NYPD has suspended an officer seen into videos posted to Twitter Saturday night that the officer using the bullhorn on his marked police vehicle to shout "Trump 2020."