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Marcus Garvey lives!

The spirit of the Hon. Marcus Mosiah Garvey Jr. illuminated the streets of Brooklyn Saturday afternoon, Aug. 6, 2016.

De Blasio signs ‘NYPD Use of Force Encounter Reports Law’

On Aug. 3, 2016, Mayor Bill de Blasio signed Intro. 606, also known as the “NYPD Use of Force Encounter Reports Law,” into law. Sponsored by a plethora of council members from 13 different districts, the bill focuses on holding ...

Ashley Toussaint running for the future

From institutionalized racism, to the spoils of white privilege, to the benefits of running miles in intense heat through hardened concrete inner-city streets, everyone has an opinion.

NYPD apprehends man who scaled Trump Tower with suction cups

A man scaling Trump Tower using giant suction cups was roughly pulled into the building at about 6:30 p.m. by members of the New York Police Department after reaching the 21st floor.

King Sunny Ade returns to the Brooklyn stage

The amazing maestro of African Beats and juju music King Sunny Ade will be following up last month’s stellar performance at BAM Metrotech with a 70th birthday celebration, which will also look back at his 50 years on stage.

Bronx BP calls for Snap/EBT Tech Advances

Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. has written a letter to United States Department of Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack, urging his agency to adopt rules that will make it easier for consumers to use their Supplemental Nutrition Assistance benefits online ...

Emergency Management Brings Mobile Office to the Bronx NYC

The New York City Emergency Management Department visited the Bronx Tuesday to discuss emergency preparedness, coordination and planning with residents.

Tenants, housing advocates and elected officials battle illegal hotel operator

Tenants, housing advocates and elected officials are rallying against Imperial Court building owner Michael Edelstein, accusing him of operating an illegal hotel.

Millions March NYC occupies City Hall Park

On Aug. 1, just one day before NYPD Commissioner Bill Bratton announced his surprise resignation, the Millions March NYC organization came out to occupy City Hall Park.

Police Commissioner resigning in September

“Ding dong the warlock is gone!” declared an elated Assemblyman Charles Barron, upon hearing that the somewhat controversial police commissioner had just announced that he was going to be retiring next month.

An open letter to Queens electeds

Dear Councilman Donovan Richards Jr., Senator James Sanders Jr., Congressman Gregory Meeks and Assemblywoman Michele Titus,

Third annual Black Expo comes to New York City

Last Saturday, July 30, the Sheraton New York Times Square Hotel hosted the third annual Black Expo.

The genius of Otto Neals: painter, sculptor, printmaker

Educators have long advocated for arts education.

P.O.P. leader Larry Hamm reports back from DNC

People’s Organization for Progress Chairman Lawrence Hamm is giving a report on last week’s historic Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia and he said, “We have a lot to talk about.”

NAACP New Jersey State Conference 2016 annual convention set for October

The New Jersey State Conference of the NAACP is set to hold its 2016 convention at the Crowne Plaza Hotel Oct. 13 through Oct. 16 in Cherry Hill, N.J.