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Council Member Robert Cornegy unveils statue of Shirley Chisholm

City Council Member Robert E. Cornegy unveiled a scale model of a statue of legendary Congresswoman Shirley Chisholm that will be installed in Brower Park next year.

S.U.N. celebrates the sun

It was a chilly December morning, but everyone on the rooftop of 128 W. 138th Street gathered to give thanks to the sun as installation of solar panels marked the local fight against climate change.

NYPD trial set for officer involved in Eric Garner case

The police officer that put Eric Garner in a department-banned chokehold appeared for a hearing with the NYPD Thursday.

Rev. Al Sharpton sells rights of his life story to the National Action Network

Rev. Al Sharpton who is currently in South Africa hosting an MSNBC broadcast on the 100th anniversary of Nelson Mandela, confirmed to the NY Post the sale of his life story to his non-profit National Action Network.

Harlem celebrates ‘Mother of the Church’ Ramona Day Benson Boyd

On Nov. 24 St. James Community Full Gospel Church celebrated the “Mother of the Church” Ramona Day Benson Boyd in a 90th birthday celebration.

Church collapses in Harlem

The FDNY reports that a church in Harlem has collapsed leaving a worker injured and trapped.

One Lady and two men in a room: Andrea Stewart-Cousins

State Sen. Andrea Stewart-Cousins makes her way into the history books this week after being elected the majority leader of the New York State Senate. She is the first woman to lead a major conference in the State Legislature.

Gov. Phil Murphy wants $15 minimum wage passed by year’s end

This week, Gov. Phil Murphy urged the Legislature to close the wage gap and pass a bill raising the minimum wage to $15 per hour in New Jersey before the end of the year.

First African-American elected sheriff sworn in the Bergen County

Anthony Cureton makes history as the first African-American elected sheriff in Bergen County. Cureton was sworn in last Tuesday during a ceremony in Hackensack by State Attorney General Gurbir Grewal.

New report details violence at Horizon Juvenile facility in the Bronx

Four correction officers were injured in two separate events inside the Horizon Juvenile Facility Monday and Tuesday.

MTA prepares for another fare hike next year

Fares up, service down. The all too familiar MTA formula being proposed as the city’s transportation provider grapples with a billion dollar budget hole.

Black inventor proves perseverance trumps adversity

In a world where markets are flooded with inventors and businesses, one might wonder how exactly do they get their starts? Is it because they know someone in a particular industry?

Our beloved Daa’iya, April 25, 1955-November 11, 2018

In today’s divisive political climate, listening to public radio can be unnerving.

H. Carl McCall and Lloyd Williams are among recipients of honorary doctorates from the University of the West Indies

With so much trouble in the world, as Bob Marley once sang, a lot of good things slip by that deserve wider attention and recognition.

Thanksgiving celebrated across the city

The spirit of Thanksgiving was felt across the city as people came together to celebrate the holiday with food and camaraderie.