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10th annual Harambee Breakfast held by NCNW’s Greater Elizabeth Area Section

Alexis Herman never forgot the lessons her grandmother taught her as she was growing up in the segregated South.

Delta Day hosted at United Nations

Recently, Delta Sigma Theta Sorority hosted its 12th annual Delta Day at the United Nations with a “Special Briefing on Empowerment and Opportunities for Women and Girls.”

Chinua Achebe, Ngugi wa Thiong’o celebrated at CUNY

The “Legacy Series” for the legendary writer China Achebe at City College, hosted by the Black Studies Program, closed with an equally celebrated African author, Ngugi wa Thiong’o of Kenya.

Max Tapper is ‘The Fit New Yorker’

At 6-foot-5 and a chiseled 230 pounds, Max Tapper’s own body is perhaps the best advertisement for his personal training business.

Attorney Gloria Brown-Marshall, broadcaster Eddie Ellis among honorees for Malcolm X awards

Kawaida Organizations, in conjunction with the International African Arts Festival, will host its 46th annual Malcolm X Awards Program.

December 12th Movement celebrates Malcolm X's 90th birthday

Tuesday, May 19 at 12 p.m., the Black Power Rally will assemble at 125th Street and Adam Clayton Powell Jr. Boulevard in front of the Harlem State Office Building.

Marker commemorating the work of slaves planned

Two weeks ago, the City Council did something that has been in the works, so to speak, for years: a monument or marker will be placed in the Wall Street area in tribute to the slaves’ role in the founding ...

Cuomo earns praise for minimum wage

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo plans to impanel a board to examine minimum wage in the fast-food industry.

Malcolm X’s physical day declared an international holiday

“Without education, you’re not going anywhere in this world,” Malcolm X once said.

VIDEO: Hammer-wielding suspect gunned down by police in Midtown

Reports indicate that the man wanted by police for several random hammer attacks was gunned down by officers in Midtown.

Gov. Andrew Cuomo cracks down on nail salons

Governor Andrew Cuomo announced Monday the launch of a multi-agency Enforcement Task Force that will move immediately to prevent unlawful practices and unsafe working conditions in the nail salon industry.

Newark Police Department takes 160 guns off the street in buyback

Mayor Ras J. Baraka, the Newark Municipal Council, Police Director Eugene Venable, Police Chief Anthony Campos and the Newark Police Department announced that the city of Newark’s gun buyback, held Friday, May 1 and Saturday, May 2 at the Fourth ...

Activists petition U.S. Justice Department to get involved in Jerame Reid case

Activists in South Jersey are petitioning for U.S. Attorney General Loretta Lynch and the Department of Justice to get involved in the investigation into the police killing of Jerame Reid.

Ebony LaDelle uses coloring books to highlight authors of color

In terms of diversity, book publishing in the United States lags well behind other industries.

Toni Morrison says ‘racism not over until a cop shoots a white unarmed teenager in the back’

In an interview published last Sunday, award-winning author Toni Morrison shared her sincere assessment of race relations in allegedly post-racial America.