Owner of Fabulous Freddy’s speaks on Black business

Opening a business in a industry that is predominately run by another race can be a risky move for some, but Janice Fredericks, 29, believed in herself and her dreams.

James Blake not letting up on NYPD fight

James Blake was once the world’s fourth greatest male tennis player, and after a highly publicized confrontation with an NYPD officer, he could be serving unwanted attention to the department.

Critical Condition: Bed-Stuy Vollies in need of lifesaving measures

Captain James “Rocky” Robinson’s mission was laid out in 1987.

Cuomo aide dies

The family of an aide to New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo is in grief this week after learning that the aide, Carey Gabay, who was shot in the head last week, has died.

The rise and fall of Joe's Crab Shack

When Joe’s Crab Shack built their first New York City location in Harlem in 2013, the company promised jobs and a place where locals could go for good food.

James Blake on cop's mistake: Outcome for me could have been worse

When former tennis star James Blake relives the moment an undercover cop grabbed and threw him to the ground outside a New York hotel, he wonders what would have happened if he hadn't cooperated.

Joe's Crab Shack: Employees were offered to apply for transfers to other locations

Officials from Joe's Crab Shack say employees at the now closed Harlem location were offered to apply to work at the chain's other locations in the Tri-State area.

Through the eyes of Tommy Harris: A 9/11 reflection

Sept. 11 always tugs on Tommy Harris Jr.’s heart.

James Blake detained: NYPD chief wants to apologize to ex-tennis star

New York City Police Commissioner William Bratton said Thursday he wants to apologize to former tennis star James Blake, who was mistakenly tackled and handcuffed by police in a sting operation that went awry outside a Manhattan hotel Wednesday.

Martin Luther King Jr. Democratic Club ‘Unity Is Victory Affair’

At Our Children’s Foundation, 527 W. 125th St., Rep. Charles Rangel and Council Member Inez Dickens held their annual “Unity Is Victory Affair,” honoring New York City judges, political leaders, community leaders and a ballroom full of community activists.

Nell Braxton Gibson: ‘Too Proud to Bend’

Nell Braxton Gibson was 13 years old when Emmett Till was murdered in Mississippi at the age of 14.

Former tennis star James Blake mistakenly tackled by NYPD

This wasn't the greeting Olympian James Blake is used to getting in New York during the U.S. Open.

Cuomo aide shot: Electeds say blame violence, not carnival

While millions enjoyed the 48th annual West Indian American Day Carnival parade on Labor Day, an unfortunate series of events have some labeling the multimillion-dollar generating event dangerous.

Kim Royster officially promoted to assistant chief

Assistant Chief Kim Royster has officially assumed her new position in the NYPD and will now be tasked with bringing more diversity to the department.

Hoda Kotb to lead Race for the Cure in Central Park

Pink boas and T-shirts will be the dress code for Sunday, Sept. 13, as breast cancer survivor and “Today” anchor Hoda Kotb serves as grand marshal for the 25th anniversary Susan G. Komen Greater NYC Race for the Cure at ...