Stars turn out for the Love of Our Children Gala

The For the Love of Our Children Gala held in honor of Susan L. Taylor’s National CARES Mentoring Movement was recently held at Cipriani 42nd Street, hosted by Tamron Hall and Michael Eric Dyson.

LinkNYC teams up with Silicon Harlem to celebrate Black History Month

LinkNYC is collaborating with Silicon Harlem to celebrate the contributions of legendary African-Americans on Link kiosks across New York City during Black History Month.

Harlem’s George Suttles making big moves

A little over a month ago, Harlem native George Suttles joined The John A. Hartford Foundation as a new program office.

The Rev. Jesse Jackson kicks off Wall Street Project 20th Economic Summit

The Rev. Jesse Jackson kicked off his Rainbow PUSH Coalition’s 20th Annual Wall Street Project Economic Summit on Wednesday at the Grand Hyatt New York. The three-day event goes through Friday.

Mayor Lester Taylor not seeking re-election in East Orange

Mayor Lester Taylor recently announced his intention not to run for re-election and to step down at the end of his four-year term.

African liberation flag raised at Trenton City Hall

Wednesday the City of Trenton raised the red, black and green African liberation flag, in honor of the historical achievements and sacrifices of Black people locally and throughout the world.

City offering free tax prep

Tax season is underway and companies are once again targeting low-income filers with the so-called convenience of refund anticipation loans.

Mayor’s upcoming homeless plan raises concerns

A new plan to fight homelessness being released by Mayor Bill de Blasio is getting criticism from homeless advocates about how the mayor is handling the widespread problem.

Community combats cop’s racial profiling

Already during this brief post-Obama period, community activists are figuring out ways to combat the NYPD’s racial profiling of New York City’s citizens of color.

Greater New York Chamber of Commerce hosts Black History Month Awards Breakfast

The Greater New York Chamber of Commerce hosted its Black History Month awards breakfast Friday at the Hard Rock Cafe in Times Square.

Second Annual American Entrepreneurship Award in the Bronx opens for entries

The American Entrepreneurship Award, a program created and funded by the Libra Group to support American startup businesses and entrepreneurs, announced this week that it has begun accepting submissions for its second annual award.

Hundreds attend Tompkins Square Park rally to denounce Trump policies

While it was politically convenient for elected officials to show up in Tompkins Square Park Monday night and encourage residents out for an anti-Trump protest to go vote, it was also a realization for the people that they will only ...

Death of 3-year-old boy in 2016 ruled a homicide, police say

The death of a 3-year-old boy days after he was found in his Harlem apartment with bruises all over his body has been deemed a homicide, police said Friday.

Sen. Parker celebrated Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s legacy with free community concert at Brooklyn College

On Martin Luther King Day, more than 2000 New York City residents joined State Sen. Kevin Parker (D, WF) for his 13th annual Martin Luther King Jr. Tribute Concert, in conjunction with the A Shared Dream Foundation.

Schomburg Center classified as National Historic Landmark

The National Parks Service announced Wednesday, Jan. 11, that Harlem’s Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture (515 Malcolm X Blvd., corner of 135th Street) was designated as a National Historic Landmark by the U.S. Department of the Interior. It ...