NYCHA urged to take responsibility for murder of Olivia Brown

Community leaders in Harlem gathered at Lincoln Houses Monday, advocating that all NYCHA residents be kept safe after the 2013 murder Olivia Brown.

DA thwarted in attempt to sideline Nick Hillary

Oral “Nick” Hillary, accused of murdering a 12-year-old white boy in Potsdam, N.Y., in 2011, is out on bail after being arrested and charged with second-degree criminal contempt.

Activists tell City Hall, police to utilize community patrols

Community leaders have long had the solution to cut down on violence in the city.

Funeral arrangements announced for Carey Gabay

Funeral arrangements have been finalized for Carey Gabay, an aide to Governor Andrew Cuomo who was shot in Brooklyn over Labor Day Weekend.

James Blake meets mayor, seeks 'lasting impact' after police takedown

Tennis star James Blake meets with Mayor Bill de Blasio about Blake's negative interaction with an NYPD officer.

PHOTOS: The 46th Annual African-American Day Parade

The African-American Day Parade marched through Harlem on Sunday.

African-American Day Parade marches through Harlem

Dubbed the “Largest Black Parade in America,” thousands came out for the 46th Annual African-American Day Parade on Sunday in Harlem.

Yolanda Torres appointed new executive superintendent of FACE

ronx native and longtime educator Yolanda Torres was appointed executive superintendent of the Division of Family and Community Engagement (FACE) Aug. 26.

Latest on ‘the Greatest’ by Ishmael Reed

Few African-American writers, no, make that American writers, have been as productive and insightful in their literary careers as Ishmael Reed.

Newark Community Economic Development Corporation reduces application process from one year to 31 days

The Newark Community Economic Development Corporation and the city of Newark, N.J., announced an improved business licensing process.

The Links dedicate new library at Alma Rangel Gardens assisted living community

The Metro-Manhattan Chapter of the Links, dedicated a new library for the residents of the Harlem-based Alma Rangel Gardens Assisted Living Center Tuesday.

James Blake not letting up on NYPD fight

James Blake was once the world’s fourth greatest male tennis player, and after a highly publicized confrontation with an NYPD officer, he could be serving unwanted attention to the department.

CCRB report sees decrease in complaints, increase in substantiated ones

A new semi-annual report by the New York City Civilian Complaint Review Board demonstrates the power of camera phones.

NAACP Mid-Manhattan Branch Freedom Fund Luncheon

Sept. 12, at the Marina del Rey in Throggs Neck, N.Y., the NAACP Mid-Manhattan Branch held its 14th annual Freedom Fund Luncheon, with a wonderful turnout of members and guests from all over New York.

Celebrating Althea Gibson and tennis

Tuesday, Aug. 25, the Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture presented “American Masters, Althea,”