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Morgan Freeman's step-granddaughter stabbed to death

E'Dena Hines, the step-grandaughter of actor Morgan Freeman, was stabbed to death early Sunday, allegedly by her boyfriend.

Marcus Garvey: Up you mighty race!

Monday Aug. 17 is the 128th anniversary of the physical birth of pan-African icon Marcus Mosiah Garvey, and to commemorate that occasion the 75th annual Black Power March departs at from the park in Central Harlem that bears his name.

#BeAboutIt Youth Anti-Violence Summit

The New York City Department of Probation convened a daylong town hall event, the One Message Many Voices #BeAboutIt, Youth Anti-Violence Summit, Wednesday, Aug. 12 to discuss anti-violence issues with borough youth.

500 Men Making a Difference hosts sixth annual Men’s Day celebration

Saturday, July 8, the 500 Men Making a Difference organization hosted its sixth annual Men’s Day celebration.

ACS, we demand you restore Young Minds Day Care Center and other day care providers

When we fail to advocate on behalf of our children, we set them up for failure.

Bradford C. Washington: New age dentist

Bradford C. Washington dedicated his life to helping and bringing about positive change in the lives of children. Washington, an engaging orthodontist, is living a life filled with underlying details that have led him to where he is today.

Local journalist elected president of the National Association of Black Journalists

New York-based journalist Sarah Glover was elected as the 21st president of the National Association of Black Journalists at the organization’s national convention last week in Minneapolis.

Black step troupe seeking steppers

Soul Steps, a professional African-American step troupe, is holding auditions for steppers Thursday, Aug. 29, from 12 p.m. to 3 p.m. at DANY Studios, located at 305 W. 38th St. in Manhattan.

Coalition for the human rights in the Dominican Republic to march across Brooklyn Bridge

The Coalition for Human Rights in the Dominican Republic is calling on the community for support in addressing the discriminatory policies and practices taking place in the Dominican Republic against people of Haitian descent.

Chris S. Owens foundation hosts ‘Back to school giveaway’

The Chris S. Owens Foundation is hosting its annual “Back to School Giveaway” event Wednesday, Aug. 26, from 12 p.m. to 3 p.m. at the Bedford Stuyvesant Restoration Corporation.

De Blasio poll numbers show uphill battle

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio might have his hands full if he wants to win a second term.

Dear AG Lynch, please protect our women

Let me start by saying how glad I am you’re here.

Michael Brown anniversary marked by protests

“Mike Brown didn’t start a movement, he just unified and galvanized this movement,” KaLisa Moore of the People’s Power Assemblies told an amped up crowd in downtown Brooklyn Sunday, Aug. 9.

House the homeless

Homelessness is considered pretty much an accepted part of life in New York City and has been for decades—the man asking for money when you exit a building, the woman holding a child in her arms who speaks to the ...

Frustration grows amid Legionnaires’ outbreak in the Bronx

Even though no new cases with an onset of symptoms have occurred since Aug.3, Bronx residents are at wit’s end over the Legionnaires’ disease outbreak.