NYPD sergeant shoots armed man following car stop in Queens; officer bitten by suspect

An armed man was shot by a NYPD sergeant after he pointed his weapon at police in Queens late Wednesday.

Dr. Georgina Falú: Preserving our ancestors’ legacies

Dr. Georgina Falú and her Falú Foundation have established nonprofit organizations for several notable African scholar warriors so that their lifelong efforts continue to make an impact.

Court delays in the Bronx have defendants waiting years, suit claims

Residents of the New York City borough of the Bronx who have been arrested for a misdemeanor charge are waiting months or even years for their cases to be resolved.

Organizers prepare for Malcolm X Day

Organizers and activists are preparing for the 91st birthday celebration of Malcolm X Thursday, May 19. The day also commemorates 27 years of the annual 125th Street business shutdown in Harlem.

Mosque 7 hosts Eat to Live Health Seminar in Harlem

This past Saturday, April 30, 2016, Mosque 7 in Harlem hosted a day-long Eat to Live Health Seminar, based on the teachings of the Nation of Islam’s Hon. Elijah Muhammad in his lessons and book “How to Eat to Live.”

Street co-naming ceremony for Tanaya Copeland

This week family members, community leaders and residents gathered for a street co-naming ceremony for Tanaya Copeland

Urban Health Conference held in Harlem

With participation from the Abyssinian Baptist Church and the First Corinthian’s Baptist Church, as well as the Brooklyn Christian Center and the Radio Health Conference on WBLS WLIB and 103.9FM, the Urban Health Conference was held in Harlem

The Links, Inc. hosts B. Smith and Dan Gasby

The Metro-Manhattan New York Chapter of The Links, Incorporated honored restaurateur and lifestyle icon B. Smith and her husband and business partner Dan Gasby.

Innocent man released from prison after serving more than 50 years

Paul Gatling, 81, was released from prison after serving 52 years for a crime he did not commit.

Sickle cell disease: Know your status, mournful mom urges

Burying a family member is never easy, especially when a parent buries a child. This sad chore fell upon now mother of five, Yvette Teixeira, when her eldest daughter, Makayla, passed in August 2014.

Newark leaders hold rally demanding fair hiring at ports

Leaders in Newark, N.J. took to the streets this week demanding that the Waterfront Commission, the New York Shipping Association and the International Longshoremen’s Association do more to remedy racial, gender and ethnic inequality in employment at the area ports.

Twins work together in support of art

Identical twin sisters Karen and Sharon Mackey are on a mission to show the love to artist of color by teaching people how to become art collectors and decorate homes and businesses with fine art.

Gang bust round up more than 100 in the Bronx

A major gang bust in the Bronx resulted in the arrest of more than 100 people, according to reports.

Dr. Phyllis Harrison-Ross ‘Champions of Change’ Public Service Awards honor Eric Holder and Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand

Former U.S. Attorney General Eric. H. Holder Jr. and U.S. Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand are being presented with Dr. Phyllis Harrison-Ross “Champions of Change” Public Service Awards at the New York Society of Ethical Culture’s Champions of Change 2016 awards program ...

Muhammad Mosque No. 7 hosts Live Health Is Wealth seminar in Harlem

“You are what you eat,” “Real food doesn’t have ingredients; real food is ingredients” and “Eat your medicine,” are sayings that are making the rounds again as summer approaches.