Moms who lost sons in police-involved incidents meet in NJ

Gwen Carr, whose son Eric Garner died at the hands of NYPD officers in 2014, was joined in New Jersey Sunday by other grieving mothers who've lost children in police-involved incidents.

Each One Teach One and the Harlem Invitational pair up this summer

The Each One Teach One-Harlem Invitational Summer League brings young athletic talent uptown to Rucker Park on Eighth Avenue and 155th Street on the weekends.

Dr. Natasha Sandy: More than skin deep

“I thought I was going to be a ballerina and a doctor,” said Dr. Natasha Sandy, a board certified physician with specialist training in dermatology. “I wanted to do both.”

1199SEIU reaches deal with LVHH

Local health care workers can now focus on their jobs after agreeing to a new contract.

PAL youngsters celebrate opening of citywide summer programs in NYC

Hundreds of children are enjoying summertime fun and games—double-dutch jump rope, nok hockey, hopscotch, tug-of-war, face-painting, balloon-making, sports, rock climbing—to celebrate the Police Athletic League’s summer programs throughout the city.

Newark City Council approves incentives for Amazon’s second headquarters

The push to make Newark Amazon’s newest home is steps closer as the City Council passes legislation authorizing up to $2 billion as part of its campaign to bring the retailer to the Brick City.

Fatal shooting of Black man in Vineland caught on Facebook Live

The family of 37-year-old Rashaun Washington is demanding answers after police in Vineland, N.J., fatally shoot the father of two.

Local elected officials reckon with Trump’s Helsinki disaster

Although President Donald Trump tried to backtrack from the backlash of his meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin, local politicians believe it is too little too late.

New recording industry program tackles gender inequality in the music business

The Mayor’s Office of Media and Entertainment and City University of New York’s Creative Arts Team, in partnership with NY Is Music, recently launched Sound Thinking NYC, a new education and career path program for young women in high school.

Community members, officials speak out against landmarked Harlem brownstone's conversion into drug treatment facility

Several elected officials and residents in Harlem recently held a rally against the planned conversion of a protected residential brownstone at 730 St. Nicholas Ave. for use as a drug treatment facility.

City Comptroller proposes reforms to apartment security

City Comptroller Scott Stringer wants New Yorkers to pay less money to move into an apartment.

New York opens investigation into Kushner Cos.

New York State Gov. Andrew Cuomo continued his investigation into the grift operation surrounding the Trump/Kushner clan. This time, it’s directed toward the Kushners.

Diaspora meeting with our historic pioneers

It was a special day in Harlem, and 50 was the magic number June 25 when the same number of notable New Yorkers and our historic pioneers were respectfully invited by co-hosts, the Rev. Al Sharpton and Lloyd Williams, to ...

Report: NYPD to open its own investigation into the police killing of Eric Garner

The NYPD has plans to open its own investigation into the 2014 police killing of Eric Garner, according to reports.

Dominique Sharpton Bright expecting first child

Dominique Sharpton Bright, the daughter of civil rights icon the Rev. Al Sharpton, recently announced that she’s pregnant with her first child.