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Hunger NYC: Still suffering

Approximately 1.4 million New Yorkers don’t know where their next meal is coming from. As families prepare for the holiday season, new numbers indicate that many people in the area are struggling, even with a so-called improving economy that’s being ...

Cast of ‘Power’ distributes 6,000 turkeys in Newark, highlights hunger in NJ

The cast of the Starz series “Power” joined Newark Mayor Ras J. Baraka and the Believe in Newark Foundation to distribute more than 6,000 turkeys to residents Monday at the John F. Kennedy Recreation Center.

Mistrial in murdered jogger case

The family and friends of Chanel Lewis, 22, always believed that he was innocent in the 2016 rape and murder of Queens jogger Karina Vetrano. Late Tuesday night, Nov. 20, 2018, the judge declared a mistrial in the murder case.

Man Up! Inc. celebrates 15 years of community activism inspired by Daesean Hill shooting

“Saturday was full of many different emotions as his anniversary always is,” said brave mom Kimberly Hairston, who traveled from Atlanta to East New York to commemorate the 15th anniversary of the shooting death of Daesean “Dae-Dae” Hill, her 8-year-old ...

REPORTS: Man arrested for drawing racist graffiti at African Burial Ground

Reports indicate police have arrested a man accused of writing racial slurs at the African Burial Ground National Monument in Lower Manhattan earlier this month.

U.S. Postal Service dedicates Harlem branch to Tuskegee Airmen

On Monday, community members and local politicians gathered at the Colonial Park Post Office on Macombs Place in Harlem as the building was renamed the Tuskegee Airmen Post Office

More than 6,000 turkeys given away to families in Newark

There will be no shortage of food at thousands of families' tables in Newark this Thanksgiving.

New York celebrates Veterans Day

This year’s Veterans Day Parade in Midtown Manhattan marked the 100th anniversary of the end of World War I.

Harlem Holiday Parade of Lights to illuminate 125th Street

The 125th Street Business Improvement District hosted its annual Harlem Holiday Lights Event Nov. 19th, on 125th street between Fifth and 12th avenues, commemorating its 25th year.

State Sen. Brian Benjamin, Yandy Smith hosts turkey giveaway with Whole Foods Market

Harlem State Sen. Brian Benjamin, in partnership with Whole Foods Market, hosted his second annual Turkey Giveaway to help feed families this November.

Man Up! Inc. 15-year anniversary

This year marks the 15th anniversary of Man Up! Inc. building up its East New York, Brooklyn community.

Black New Yorker: Kofi Forson

Dr. Martin Luther King Jr once stated, “The ultimate measure of a man is not where he stands in moments of comfort and convenience, but where he stands at times of challenge and controversy.” Kofi Forson is a living testament ...

Harlem man claims Powerball lottery prize

Harlem resident and retried government worker Robert Bailey is America's newest millionaire.

New Jersey bill untangles braiders from licensing

By a vote of 34-0, the New Jersey Senate approved a bill Sunday that would eliminate the state’s expensive and time-consuming license requirement for African-style natural hair braiders.

NYPD release sketch of suspect in alleged subway hate crime that left Brooklyn mom with collapsed lung

A Flatbush woman was punched and stabbed in a random subway attack that was driven by hate