Davido brings spectacular Afrobeat performance to Manhattan

Afrobeat fans from all over the tristate area descended on Times Square Saturday night to see international superstar David Adedeji Adeleke.

Kendrick Lamar brings DAMN Tour 2017 to Brooklyn

It could have been nothing but Maad City in Brooklyn this past weekend, but Kendrick Lamar knew exactly how to keep the crowd hyped.

Summer shooting madness

A warm summer July night brought out yet more blue and white police cars and yellow and black caution tape and shell casings, with uniformed officers and detectives surrounding an active scene.

Mother Wilmer Robinson turns 100

Here is an example of what 100 years should look like.

United Volta Association exhibits rich African culture in Harlem concert

A New York City-based African nonprofit socio-cultural organization known as the United Volta Association Inc., popularly referred as UVA, in conjunction with the African Studies faculty of Binghamton University, put up a splendid performance to mesmerize the audience gathered at ...

Study finds health outreach at barbershops helpful to Black men

A new study finds that patients who participated in a patient navigator program in which they enrolled at their barbershops were twice as likely to get screened for colorectal cancer.

Elected officials and advocates advance bill to stop more than 25,000 turnstile jumping arrests

Senator Jesse Hamilton and Assemblywoman Tremaine Wright hosted a news conference with public defenders and criminal justice reform advocates Tuesday in Brooklyn on legislation to decriminalize turnstile jumping.

Ruben Wills guilty of corruption

A jury found New York City Council Member Ruben Wills guilty on five counts in a corruption trial.

March for Justice

Aug. 26, the Alliance of Families for Justice will lead a 19-day march to bring to the attention of the New York State Legislature, Gov. Andrew Cuomo and the general public the human rights abuses in New York prisons and ...

Aissatou Bey-Grecia, a workforce powerhouse

Aissatou Bey-Grecia has been a resident in Harlem since 1967. Currently, she is the director of Workforce Strategies and Initiatives at McKissack and McKissack, the oldest minority and women-owned business in the United States.

Honors student jailed at Rikers makes bail with the help of Kennedy organization

Pedro Hernandez, an honors student jailed at Rikers and who was at risk of losing his full-ride to college, has made bail thanks to Robert F. Kennedy Human Rights, a justice organization headed by Kerry Kennedy, the nonprofit said.

New Jersey raises smoking age to 21

New Jersey is set to become the third state to raise its smoking age to 21, after Republican Gov. Chris Christie signed a bill Friday that hikes the minimum age to buy tobacco products from 19.

Eric Garner memorialized on the third anniversary of his death

The audience was silent as the ceiling lights of the church dimmed and the video displayed on giant TV screens began to play.

Prostate Health Educational Symposium slated for Long Island

The fifth annual Prostate Health Education Symposium is scheduled for Bethel AME Church of Freeport on Long Island, N.Y., Saturday, Aug. 5, at 9 a.m. and ending at 1 p.m.

Ex-corrections officer sentenced to one year in jail

A former corrections officer was sentenced to one year in a city jail for smuggling contraband Friday and was also ordered to pay several court fees.