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Picture the Homeless Honors Frances Goldin

Picture the Homeless, will be honoring 90-year-old activist Frances Goldin at its 15th Anniversary Gala this October.

Young Achievers’ 2014 graduation dinner

The Metro-Manhattan chapter of the Links and Alpha Gamma Lambda Chapter Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity held the 15th annual “Graduation Dinner in Celebration of the Class of 2014” at Melba’s Restaurant in the Harlem State Office Building.

Son’s murder motivates dad to shepherd community away from violence

After an insufferable tragedy, there is occasionally a glimmer of optimism, a light at the end of the tunnel, an emblem of solace to comfort us until we’ve recovered. In 2009, Chris Foye lost his son Christopher Owen when he ...

New York Gov. Cuomo allocates millions for low-income college students

Gov. Andrew Cuomo is prepping new ways to assist low-income college students, and Tuesday he allocated the $3.2 million College Access Innovation Grant that will be used to increase college enrollment and completion rates among low-income students across the state.

War On Summer Violence Begins

Gun violence is ripping through the nation. While it’s only the second weekend in July, already the shootings are mounting. Some folks walk around saying, “Parks aren’t safe. Walking to the store isn’t safe. Chilling on the block isn’t always ...

Brooklyn’s DA disregards NYPD commissioner with new marijuana law

In an effort to redirect law enforcement resources to more immediate dangers and away from disproportionate impositions against people of color, Brooklyn’s district attorney, Ken Thompson, announced yesterday that he will no longer prosecute low-level marijuana possession offenses that pose ...

Dept of Consumer Affairs Overhauls Small Business Regulation, Ramps up Business Outreach

There has been a wide range of reforms set up to alleviate the burdens of NYC's small business owners. According to the Department of Consumer affairs commissioner, business relief package will reduce the number and cost of fines, increase transparency ...

Warning: Hurricane Watch Over the Weekend

There is a national hurricane warning for NYC this weekend.

Community marching for Chantel

In remembrance of the brutal murder of teen Chantel Petro-Nixon, community residents marched through the streets of Bed-Stuy on Saturday.

Mario & Lee: A Nichols’ worth

Most high school graduates enjoy their summer with friends before going away for college.

Cutting for a cure aims to improve community health

Denny Moe’s Superstar Barbershop in Harlem is hosting it’s fourth biannual 48-Hour Health Fair and Hair Cutting Marathon July 11-13.

December 12th movement hosts 'Black Media Under Attack'

The December 12th Movement is hosting a panel discussion titled “Black Media Under Attack"

The 43rd International African Arts Festival kicks off thursday

Organizers are urging folks not to miss the opening day of the 43rd International African Arts Festival on Thursday, July 3

Ruby Dee to be celebrated with public memorial service at Riverside Church

The family of the recently deceased Ruby Dee announced Tuesday that she will be honored with a public memorial celebration on Saturday, Sept. 20 at Riverside Church

Rent increase upsets council members and tenants

Hundreds of tenants from across the city packed Cooper Union’s Great Hall last Monday, June 23 and attempted to convince the nine members of New York City’s Rent Guidelines Board to support their call for a rent freeze for those ...