Sean Bell 10 years on—The city remembers

“Nov 25, 2016, marks the 10-year anniversary for Sean Bell,” said Valerie Bell, mother of the slain unarmed 23-year-old father of two young girls, who was shot dead in a hail of 50 police bullets as he left his bachelor ...

Thanksgiving Day meals in the community

Several churches and organizations are giving away free Thanksgiving Day meals.

Newark says goodbye to ‘Uggie’

Community members in Newark came together this week to lay to rest the beloved street performer known as “Uggie” at New Hope Baptist Church.

Black Panthers celebrate 50th anniversary in NYC

This past week the New York chapter of the original Black Panther Party celebrated their 50th Anniversary/Legacy Weekend in Harlem. Attendees included Dhoruba Bin Wahad, Sekou Odinga, Dequi Kioni Sadiki and Jamal Joseph.

Brooklyn Borough President Eric Adams and Council Member Jumanne Williams host ‘Girl’s Empowerment Day’

Brooklyn Borough President Eric Adams and Council Member Jumanne Williams host ‘Girl’s Empowerment Day’

Association of Black Educators of New York hosts fall conference

The Association of Black Educators of New York hosted a fall conference Nov. 12 entitled “Supporting the Emotional Health, Emotional Growth and Learning of All Students.”

Harlem mothers S.A.V.E. celebrates 10 years

Anti-violence organization Harlem Mothers Stop Another Violent End is celebrating its 10-year anniversary this week with an awards dinner.

NYC First Lady hosts leaders from around the country for mental coalition

First Lady Chirlane McCray this week held the first convening of Cities Thrive, a new national mental health coalition committed to driving mental health reform on a local and national level across the United States.

Brooklyn DA’s office denies justice in Nicholas Heyward Jr. case

After more than 20 years of trying to get justice and even a glimmer of hope, the family of a 13-year-old boy fatally shot by police received devastating news this week about their case.

State A.G. busts operators of “three-quarter” housing scam

Attorney General Eric Schneiderman announced this week the arrest of attorney Anthony Cornachio of Garden City and charges against NRI Group, LLC and Canarsie A.W.A.R.E., Inc., which are Medicaid-enrolled drug treatment programs controlled by Cornachio.

New York City Mission Society hosting 13th Annual Thanksgiving Harvest Community Dinner

The New York City Mission Society will provide more than 200 meals at its 13th Annual Thanksgiving Harvest Community Dinner at Minisink Townhouse on Thursday, November 17.

WATCH: NYC Mayor Bill de Blasio discusses meeting with President-elect Trump

Mayor Bill de Blasio spoke with President-elect Donald Trump on Wednesday, and planned to hold a noon press conference at Trump Tower to discuss the meeting.

Jamell Henderson; education is access

Of the 43 individuals to have held the Office of President of the United States, 15 attended law school. It’s common practice for anyone looking to make it in the realm of politics. But although Jamell Henderson aspires to one ...

Lauren Leader-Chivée’s ‘Crossing the Thinnest Line’

Lauren Leader-Chivée’s ground-breaking book, “Crossing the Thinnest Line,” examines how supporting and embracing diversity in terms of race, gender, gay rights and immigration in Hollywood will make America a better country.

Uptown giants to receive Harlem Good Scout Award

The Boy Scouts of America, Greater New York Councils, is presenting the Harlem Good Scout Award to three community leaders at an event Nov. 17 at the Alhambra Ballroom.