The business of small business

Strategy consultant and Harlem small-business owner Nikoa Evans-Hendricks serves as executive director and co-founder of Harlem Park 2 Park, a social enterprise of more than 250 entrepreneurs uptown.

White supremacist sentenced in Manhattan sword killing

A white supremacist who traveled from Baltimore to Manhattan to kill a black man with a sword was sentenced Wednesday.

Men allegedly use racial slur, beat construction worker in Manhattan

Men allegedly used racial slurs and beat a construction worker on Saturday after he asked the men to leave a Hell's Kitchen construction site, officials said.

Relatives of people who died at the hands of police call for law that protects cops to be thrown out

Family members united through a tragic bond testified before the City Council on Thursday. They all had loved ones who died in police custody or were killed by police.

Prison conditions send shockwave across city

From a federal judge and even the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ), legal powers from all angles are trying to figure out why prisoners at the Metropolitan Detention Center (MDC) in Sunset Park, Brooklyn were left with no electricity and ...

Spreading the gospel of HBCUs

Brooklynite Andres “Dre” Martin serves as founder of the annual HBCU Night, an event touring the nation that celebrates African-American Heritage and the culture of historically Black colleges and universities.

ACS African-American Heritage Committee asks, ‘Are we doing enough for young men of color?’

On Feb. 1, 2019, Susan L. Taylor, founder and CEO National CARES Mentoring Movement and editor-in-chief emerita of ESSENCE magazine.

Skepticism surrounds HUD/NYCHA deal

The New York City Housing Authority has been plagued with corruption and incompetence for years.

Judge tries to figure out what happened at Metropolitan Detention Center in Brooklyn

Prison employees and inmates testified Tuesday that chilly temperatures inside a New York City federal lockup came days before a fire left some inmates without heat, light, hot water, and attorney and family visits for a week.

Brooklyn mom in toddler tussle video gets public apology from NYC officials

A New York mother who had her toddler yanked from her arms by police in a widely seen video on social media has gotten a public apology.

Amadou Diallo’s mother shares memories of her son 20 years after he was killed by police

Amadou Diallo's mother, Kadiatou, held back tears, as she talked with PIX11’s Jennifer Bisram on the 20th-year anniversary of her son’s death.

New Jersey’s minimum wage to rise to $15 by 2024

New Jersey lawmakers passed a bill last week to raise the minimum wage to $15 an hour by 2024, sending the bill to Gov. Phil Murphy's desk, where it's scheduled to be signed on Monday.

Justice Department to probe power outage at Brooklyn detention center

The U.S. Department of Justice said Sunday it will work with the Bureau of Prisons to examine what happened at a federal detention center in Brooklyn that had lost heat and electricity last week and to ensure that it has ...

Feds say Brooklyn jail will have power restored by Monday

The federal Bureau of Prisons said Saturday that work to restore power to a detention center in New York City where inmates have gone without heat and electricity for a week will be completed by Monday.

How well do police police themselves? New report recommends changes that cops’ union condemns

The question of how well police police themselves is at the center of a new report released to the public on Friday morning by an independent panel of former prosecutors.