Amazon in Newark would ‘do good in the world and also do well as a company’

E-commerce giant Amazon recently announced that Newark is on its list of 20 cities where the company wants to build its second headquarters.

The Schomburg Center: Harlem’s Kilimanjaro

“If you wish to move mountains tomorrow, you must start by lifting stones today.” Surely, astute historian Arthur Alphonso Schomburg must’ve had this African proverb in mind as he globetrotted, amassing millions of artifacts from throughout the Diaspora during the ...

Harriet Tubman statue defiled with ‘pink pussy hat’

As a symbol of hope, strength and resilience to so many, Harriet Tubman would be an ideal spearhead for a united Women’s March.

New York Urban League to host 15th Annual Champions of Diversity Breakfast

The New York Urban League is celebrating its 15th Anniversary Champions of Diversity Awards Breakfast at The Plaza Feb. 12.

Assemblyman Walter Mosley holding civil rights and DACA town hall meeting

Assemblyman Walter Mosley is holding a “Love Yourself” DACA and civil rights town hall Thursday, Jan. 25, at the Brooklyn Public Library Dweck Center.

Solider killed while rescuing others in Bronx fire to have street named after him

A street in the Belmont section of the Bronx will be named after the serviceman who died while saving others in the deadly Bronx fire in December, Council Member Ritchie Torres announced Monday.

Brooklyn student killed while away at college

Brooklyn native Najee Ali Baker, 21, had dreams of pursuing excellence as an athlete; however, his life was tragically cut short when he was shot at a party while away at college in North Carolina last weekend.

Melissa Gabriel, CEO of Million Dollar TV, giving back to the community

Melissa Gabriel, who is also known as Sassy Ming Lee, interviews numerous celebrities, chatting about fun facts and the latest news in hip-hop.

Assemblywoman Inez Dickens hosting expungent forum

Harlem Assemblywoman Inez Dickens is hosting the “Juvenile and Adult Expungement Forum” Jan. 25 from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. at the Adam Clayton Powell Jr. State Office Building (163 W. 125th St., Second Floor).

A granddaughter of a slave is on the front lines of the opioid epidemic

Running a methadone clinic downtown and your own medical practice uptown would stretch thin even the best people in the field. But for 91-year-old Melissa Freeman, it’s effortless.

Antonio Hairston: ‘I Am King’

This Martin Luther King Day, Antonio Javar Hairston is hosting approximately 100 Black men from the community at the Harlem YMCA for his third annual “I Am King” seminar.

2018 Neighborhood Resident Leadership Academy applications being accepted

Residents who live in Fairmount, Upper Clinton Hill, Weequahic and Lower Broadway areas in Newark can now apply to be a part of the Neighborhood Resident Leadership Academy development program.

Greater Harlem Chamber of Commerce salutes NYPD

The Harlem business, cultural, civic and religious communities recently came together under the leadership of the Greater Harlem Chamber of Commerce at Harlem’s historic Alhambra Ballroom to celebrate the New York Police Department

New Jersey prisons lift ban on book after ACLU protest

Two New Jersey state prisons lifted a ban on the highly acclaimed book, “The New Jim Crow,” after pressure from the American Civil Liberties Union of New Jersey.

American Museum of Natural History Kwanzaa event

The American Museum of Natural History hosted its Kwanzaa 2017 celebration.