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Herman Bell expected to be released from prison

Herman Bell is expected to be released from an Orange County prison Friday.

Annual NAN convention wraps up with action plan

The Rev. Al Sharpton and National Action Network convened their annual national convention at the Sheraton New York Times Square Hotel last week.

Mid-Manhattan NAACP branch celebrates Women’s History Month

The Mid-Manhattan branch of the NAACP hosted their annual Women’s History Month celebration at Canaan Baptist Church of Christ in Harlem April 12.

Brothers Thrive initiative targets Black men for mental health services

New York City First Lady Chirlane McCray is expanding her platform of mental health awareness to target Black men.

37th Annual Harlem Business Alliance Fundraising Awards Gala celebrates ‘The Art of Success’

For the past 37 years, the Harlem Business Alliance (HBA) has honored black brilliance with their annual awards gala.

Harlem street co-named after Tuskegee Airman Dabney Montgomery

The street sign at West 136th Street the northwest corner of Adam Clayton Powell Jr. Boulevard now bears the name of late Tuskegee Airman Dr. Dabney N. Montgomery.

Civil rights prosecutors urge charges in Eric Garner’s death

Federal civil rights prosecutors have recommended charging a New York police officer in the 2014 chokehold death of Eric Garner, but it’s unclear if top Justice Department officials will be willing to move forward with a case, a person familiar ...

Shawn Rickenbacker named new director of CUNY’s Urban Futures

Big doings at the City College of New York.

Upper Manhattan Empowerment Zone President and CEO Ken Knuckles announces retirement

The Upper Manhattan Empowerment Zone (UMEZ) announced Thursday that the organization’s longtime President and Chief Executive Officer, Kenneth J. Knuckles, will step down in June after 15 years of service to begin his retirement.

Accused Stop & Shop shoplifter dies after staff altercation

Shoppers were stunned into at least verbal action when they saw staff at a Brooklyn Stop & Shop in Flatbush seemingly tackle an alleged shoplifter to the ground, and sit on him until he stopped moving.

Muslims talk separation, are more Blacks listening?

Muslims talk separation, are more Blacks listening?

Family of slain Brandy Odom: ‘Find her killer’

Family of slain woman: ‘Find her killer’

Black professor who defended Black Lives Matter suing college that fired her

Black professor who defended Black Lives Matter suing college that fired her

Waiting while Black: Racial incident at Starbucks sparks outrage

Waiting while Black: Racial incident at Starbucks sparks outrage

Fallout continues after Black men are harassed at LA Fitness in Secaucus

In the wake of the controversy surrounding Starbucks calling the police on two Black men who were waiting for friend at a location in Philadelphia, gym chain LA Fitness is in the spotlight in a similar whirlwind.