Nova Felder—a Pan-African teacher on a mission

If you have ever walked on 125th Street between Frederick Douglass Boulevard and Adam Clayton Powell Jr. Boulevard, just across from the Apollo Theater, in Harlem, you might have seen the graphic lynching pictures showing how whites terrorized the Black ...

White Monroe Township school board candidate makes racist remarks on Facebook

A white candidate running for a seat on the Monroe Township Board of Education in Central Jersey is under fire after a racially laced rant on social media.

National Action Network activists take to the street

August saw National Action Network leaders and activists taking over street corners to highlight anti-violence in certain inner city areas.

Brooklyn street co-named after Jean-Jacques Dessalines

A street sign on Newkirk and Rogers avenues in East Flatbush, Brooklyn now bears the name of Haitian Revolution leader and Haiti’s first ruler, Jean-Jacques Dessalines.

Protestors demand arrest of all employees involved in Brooklyn nail salon brawl

Dozens rallied outside the New Apple Red Nail Salon Tuesday evening, increasing the calls for the shop to remain closed for good.

Black woman receives death threats after recording racist white woman at NJ gift shop

A white female employee at Jenkinson’s Aquarium gift shop in Point Pleasant Beach is out of the job after a video surfaced of her kicking out a group of young Black girls.

Thrillist staff members vote to authorize strike

Rather than report to work, members of an online media website organized for a better contract.

Queen Latifah to host 2018 Black Girls Rock! in Newark

Actress, rapper and singer Queen Latifah is set to come to her hometown of Newark to host the 2018 Black Girl Rock! celebration Aug. 26 at the New Jersey Performing Arts Center.

Trump stiffens sanctions on Zimbabwe

Although President Trump decries Africa as “shithole” nations and their people unworthy of immigration to the United States, critics say he has no problem sticking his nose in the internal affairs of the sovereign nation of Zimbabwe.

New York Black Panther Party celebrates 50th anniversary

Shortly after Huey Newton and Bobby Seale established the Black Panther Party for Self-Defense in Oakland, Calif., during October 1966, the movement spread, eventually reaching New York during spring 1968.

Old Timers week celebrating 55 years of Brownsville

Thousands of new and old faces packed in and around Brownsville Recreation Center for the annual Brownsville Old Timers Reunion Party.

Children Aged 10 to 13 Urged to Get IDNYC Cards

More youth can enroll in the IDNYC program because the age of eligibility is being reduced from 14 years of age to 10.

Funding Creates More than 700 Affordable Housing Units in the Bronx

Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. announced this week that his office has allocated more than $3 million in capital funding to five developments in the Bronx, creating more than 700 new units of affordable housing in neighborhoods throughout the ...

Parkland High School Students Visit the Bronx

Last Friday, Assembly Member Michael Blake hosted a group of student leaders from Parkland High School in Florida for a gun violence prevention and voter mobilization Day of Action in the South Bronx.

State Sen. Jesse Hamilton Introduces 911 Anti-Discrimination Bill

As more and more incidents of white people calling the police on Blacks for doing normal things make headlines, State Sen. Jesse Hamilton is introducing a bill to combat the problem after his own experience.