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De Blasio goes to Staten Island town hall

Mayor de Blasio’s first ever town hall meeting on Staten Island was held last month in a gymnasium named after the island’s current Republican Borough President James Oddo.

The ‘Uberlicious’ Mai Perkins

Mai Perkins in one of the 20,000 Uber drivers taking New Yorkers from point A to point B. She’s combining her love of writing and being an Uber driver with her popular blog “Uberlicious.”

Third anniversary of the passing of Malcolm Latif Shabazz, grandson of Malcolm X and Dr. Betty Shabazz

Tuesday, May 21, 2013, Malcolm Shabazz was buried near his grandparents, Malcolm X and Dr. Betty Shabazz, in Ferncliff Cemetery in Hartsdale, N.Y.

Harlem celebrates Mother’s Day

The annual Mother’s Day march/parade took over 125th Street as it celebrated 30-plus years in Harlem honoring mothers.

Election to replace late Teaneck Mayor Lizette Parker set for November

As the Township of Teaneck continues to mourn the death of its late mayor, Lizette Parker, the task is now underway to select her replacement.

DYCD hosts Heroes Project

April 27 the New York City Department of Youth & Community Development held its first comic book creation initiative for middle school students all across New York City in a special collaboration with Darryl Makes Comics and The Comic Book ...

NYPD sergeant shoots armed man following car stop in Queens; officer bitten by suspect

An armed man was shot by a NYPD sergeant after he pointed his weapon at police in Queens late Wednesday.

Dr. Georgina Falú: Preserving our ancestors’ legacies

Dr. Georgina Falú and her Falú Foundation have established nonprofit organizations for several notable African scholar warriors so that their lifelong efforts continue to make an impact.

Court delays in the Bronx have defendants waiting years, suit claims

Residents of the New York City borough of the Bronx who have been arrested for a misdemeanor charge are waiting months or even years for their cases to be resolved.

Organizers prepare for Malcolm X Day

Organizers and activists are preparing for the 91st birthday celebration of Malcolm X Thursday, May 19. The day also commemorates 27 years of the annual 125th Street business shutdown in Harlem.

Mosque 7 hosts Eat to Live Health Seminar in Harlem

This past Saturday, April 30, 2016, Mosque 7 in Harlem hosted a day-long Eat to Live Health Seminar, based on the teachings of the Nation of Islam’s Hon. Elijah Muhammad in his lessons and book “How to Eat to Live.”

Street co-naming ceremony for Tanaya Copeland

This week family members, community leaders and residents gathered for a street co-naming ceremony for Tanaya Copeland

Urban Health Conference held in Harlem

With participation from the Abyssinian Baptist Church and the First Corinthian’s Baptist Church, as well as the Brooklyn Christian Center and the Radio Health Conference on WBLS WLIB and 103.9FM, the Urban Health Conference was held in Harlem

The Links, Inc. hosts B. Smith and Dan Gasby

The Metro-Manhattan New York Chapter of The Links, Incorporated honored restaurateur and lifestyle icon B. Smith and her husband and business partner Dan Gasby.

Innocent man released from prison after serving more than 50 years

Paul Gatling, 81, was released from prison after serving 52 years for a crime he did not commit.