Harlem hosts Basil A. Paterson Way street co-naming & community tribute

This month the Village of Harlem will pay tribute to the significant lifework of the late Basil A. Paterson.

Eboni K. Williams and Dress For Success discuss meaning of ‘Pretty Powerful’

Eboni K. Williams, current co-host of REVOLT TV’s “State of the Culture,” teamed up with the not-for-profit organization, Dress For Success and their Going Places Network to discuss the meaning behind “Pretty Powerful.”

GGG Hyacinth Bourne celebrates 103rd birthday with 4 generations of family members

Great-great-great grandbabies laughed happily in the arms of Hyacinth Bourne who celebrated her 103rd birthday on Monday, Nov. 18.

Harriet Tubman museum opening in Cape May on Juneteenth 2020

As the biopic “Harriet” continues to blaze the box office, reports indicate that the museum honoring the abolitionist and political activist is set to open in the South Jersey city of Cape May in June 19, 2020.

Proposed legislation would create reparations task force

New Jersey was the last state in the U.S. north to abolish slavery in 1804; however, many slaves were held in bondage until the Emancipation Proclamation in 1865.

First Lady Chirlane McCray hosts Cities Thrive Mental Health Conference

First Lady Chirlane McCray and city officials recently hosted the 2019 Cities Thrive Conference, a two-day convening of leaders from across the country focused on building a national movement for mental health reform

MLK III visits Harlem

During a brief visit last week, the oldest son of civil rights activists Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and Coretta Scott King navigated throughout Harlem and walked these streets in anonymity while making his rounds to various locations.

Advocates want city to enhance enforcement of Local Law 1

Environmental justice advocates and tenant advocates want the city to enforce Local Law 1 better.

Martin Luther King III comes Uptown for ‘When Harlem Saved A King’ documentary

On Friday, Nov. 15, 2019 Martin Luther King III and his wife Arndrea Waters King came to Harlem New York to be interviewed for the highly anticipated documentary, “When Harlem Saved A King.”

6th Caribbean Life Impact Awards held in Brooklyn

A capacity sized crowd was on hand at the Paradise Catering Hall to celebrate the 35 individuals and one organization which were recognized at the 6th Caribbean Life Impact Awards, hosted by Ruschell Boone of NY1.

Over 1 million NYC residents are ‘food insecure’

One in 8 New Yorkers are unable to afford an adequate amount of food. That translates in more than one million city residents who are "food insecure."

WARM kicks off ninth domestic violence forum for community

Non-profit organization fighting against domestic violence, WARM (WE ALL REALLY MATTER), hosted its ninth annual domestic violence forum at the Salem United Methodist Church.

Monty: sharing joy everyday

Benven “Monty” Sheppard is bringing joy and care to New York City’s Sony Hall as the hospitality liaison.

900,000 New Jerseyans suffering from hunger

According to officials, nearly 900,000 New Jersey residents are food insecure, meaning they lack regular access to enough affordable food including more than 260,000 children and 200,000 older residents.

Brooklyn’s hosts celebrate Signature Kente Fest Brunch

Downtown Brooklyn was the location for the Signature Kente Fest Brunch and Akwaaba Reception & Networking co-sponsored by Jerry Kobe Adinkra, host of the “Good Morning Diaspora Radio Show,” and the Chamber Coalition.