Meals on Wheels recipients threatened under proposed Trump budget

Charles Abel, a 65-year-old man living in Baltimore, is among the millions of Americans who rely on Meals on Wheels, a program that President Trump plans to cut dramatically under his budget proposal.

‘IN MY WORDS’ with New Settlement’s program for girls and young women

The area surrounding New Settlement is one of the most at-risk in New York City in terms of poverty, literacy and education.

Morris Heights Center Community to host spring baby shower

Wednesday, April 19, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., Morris Heights Health Center and Fidelis will be hosting their free spring baby shower for mothers in the community.

The Go Africa Festival coming in July

The Go Africa Network Inc. is collaborating with Go Africa Health LLC, Go Caribbean Inc., Go Africa News LLC and The African Union Expo LLC to host a one-day street festival.

Center for Community and Ethnic Media to offer new class

Starting April 25, the Center for Community and Ethnic Media will be offering a new class, the Health Reporting Fellowship.

Booker, Pallone and NJ groups stand in solidarity against Trump's anti-environment agenda

In New Brunswick, N.J., outside of the Environmental Protection Agency Edison Environmental Center, U.S. Sen. Cory Booker, Rep. Frank Pallone, state and local elected officials and local environmental groups stood in solidarity against President Trump’s anti-environmental agenda and abandonment of ...

On Ramarley Graham’s 24th birthday, mom sues de Blasio administration’s NYPD

Wednesday, April 12, the family of Ramarley Graham and several supporting organizations announced the filing of a lawsuit against the NYPD for refusing to comply with the state’s Freedom of Information Law on what would have been Graham’s 24th birthday.

Links and La Femme Vet Network host second annual Military Women’s Conference

In celebration of Women’s History Month, the Greater New York Chapter of the Links and La Femme Vet Network on March 10 collaborated on the second annual Military Women’s Conference at the NYU Tandon School of Engineering.

Chairman Fred Hampton Jr. keynotes Malcolm X Conference

It was announced that Chairman Fred Hampton Jr., son of former Black Panther leader, Chairman Fred Hampton, and chairman of the Prisoners of Conscience Committee and Black Panther Party Cubs, will be returning to Harlem, N.Y. to keynote the opening ...

34th Annual Whitney M. Young Jr. Equal Justice for Children Tribute

Saturday, March 11, 2017, the World Community of Social Workers hosted its 34th Annual Whitney M. Young Jr. Equal Justice for Children Tribute.

NAACP lauds Orlando County state attorney’s decision to not seek death penalty

It appears that at this moment, national conversations around social justice and calls for racial parity are more amplified than ever.

Reflections on hip-hop pioneer Mr. Magic

Last week, in acknowledgement of his 61st physical day anniversary, the hip-hop community paid due respect to one of the urban culture’s most influential pioneers, Mr. Magic.

Ashley Sharpton—Soldier for change

After arranging for Angela Davis, Bishop Marvin Sapp and Spike Lee to speak on multiple panels at the seventh National Action Network Annual Convention, Ashley Sharpton returned to her preferable position, in the background. Unlike her father, Sharpton does not ...

CEMOTAP observes its 30th anniversary of media activism

CEMOTAP, the Committee to Eliminate Media Offensive to African People, has special plans for its 30th anniversary celebration Saturday, April 1, 2017, at 2 p.m., when renowned constitutional attorney Gloria Browne-Marshall will keynote a program that will include paying tribute ...

Appreciation for the Rev. Elizabeth Alston-Crouell

Saturday, March 25, 2017, Stephen Community African Methodist Episcopal Church and the Harlem community held an appreciation luncheon to honor one of their own, the Rev. Elizabeth Alston-Crouell.