The Juneteenth Committee of Masjid Malcolm Shabazz and The Martin Luther King Jr. Center New York Support Group is hosting the annual Juneteenth/KingFest Celebration Parade and Street Fair Saturday, June 16,
Just as Gun Violence Awareness Month kicks off, the city was rocked by at least three fatal shootings in the Bronx, on Staten Island and in Queens this past weekend.
A teenager was found fatally shot in the Bronx Saturday night.
New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio announced this week that his administration is meeting his OneNYC goal earlier than expected.
As the legalization of recreational marijuana becomes more and more of a reality in New York, the Empire State is getting an inside look at what legalizing the drug could mean.
Dubbed as the “Largest Black Parade in America,” the 49th Annual African-American Day Parade is set to take place Sunday, Sept. 16, at 1 p.m. in Harlem.
NYC’s First Lady Chirlane McCray made an emotional visit to Rikers Thursday.
Monday, May 21, Amsterdam News contributor Herb Boyd was bestowed with the Outstanding Career Achievement Award during the 2018 James Aronson Social Justice Journalism Awards at Hunter College’s Lang Recital Hall.
Malcolm X’s legacy was commemorated Saturday in acknowledgment of the 93rd anniversary of his birth.
The New York City Fire Department is again in the discrimination hot seat.
This month, the governor announced more than $17.8 million in funding for the Gun Involved Violence Elimination Initiative and SNUG, a street outreach program.
A man who stabbed two children, killing one, inside an elevator of a public housing complex in 2014 was sentenced Tuesday to 50 years to life in prison, according to the Brooklyn District Attorney’s Office.
On April 29, Elias G. and other members of the FunRunClub NYC hosted a half marathon and Jump Rope-a-thon. The 13-miles marathon took place at the Morningside Park Pond in Harlem. Going by the simple name Elias G., the paralegal, ...
Harlem-based youth organization Brotherhood/Sister Sol recently hosted its 14th annual VOICES benefit gala.
The life and legacy of urban warrior Sonny Abubadika Carson will be commemorated this Sunday in the People’s Republic of Brooklyn in acknowledgement of the 82nd anniversary of his physical birth. Although he joined the ancestors Dec. 20, 2002, his ...