A capacity crowd packed Midtown Manhattan’s St. Peter’s Church on Friday evening to financially support the people’s lawyer Lynne Stewart with medical expenses for her deteriorating health due to breast cancer.
On Friday, Feb. 14, the world famous Apollo Theater celebrated Valentine’s Day by hosting its fourth annual Dining with the Divas luncheon, a fundraiser celebrating the extraordinary accomplishments of women in the arts and in business.
Journalist, author and scholar Herb Boyd was honored this week by the National Association of Black Journalists (NABJ), City College of New York and the New York Amsterdam News.
Members of New Yorkers Against Bratton continued to call for the removal of NYPD commissioner Bill Bratton at a rally on the steps of the Brooklyn City Hall on Tuesday, Feb. 3.
The group One Billion Rising for Justice used Valentine's Day as an opportunity to call attention to the issue of violence against women.
A storyteller indeed, Souleymane “Solo” Badolo will premiere “Benon” Feb. 13-15 at Danspace Project. In “Benon,” roughly translated as “harvest” and inspired by the Burkinabé tradition of dancing to celebrate the harvest, the production “explores the essential nature of food, ...
Parents and community leaders are still outraged over a Queens teacher banning students from doing a report on Malcolm X as part of a Black History Month project.
Family, clergy and community demand an investigation regarding the cancellation of a serious operation on Chris Robert Scott, who was admitted on Jan. 24 to the Veterans Hospital in Fort Hamilton, Brooklyn.
Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced this week that more than 6,700 wage theft cases were resolved in New York in 2013
Longtime Harlem Children’s Zone CEO Geoffrey Canada announced he is stepping down. Current COO Anne Williams-Isom will assume the position starting July 1.
A spokeswoman for Newark, the state’s largest city, said Monday that officials were in discussions with the Department of Justice to select a monitor to oversee the Newark Police Department later this year.
In a 10-8 vote last Thursday afternoon, the Senate Judiciary Committee supported Debo Adegbile as assistant attorney general for the Justice Department’s Civil Rights Division.
The new director of the Black studies program at the City College (CCNY) of the City University of New York (CUNY) is eager to get the word out about some of the new directions the program is headed.
This Valentine’s Day, discover the true meaning of love as New Destiny Dimensions Unlimited LLC presents “I Don’t Know Why He Loves Me.”
All Stars Project co-founder Dr. Lenora B. Fulani directed a performance ensemble of six NYPD officers and six inner-city young people at the Operation Conversation: Cops and Kids Demonstration Workshop for an audience of 1,000 new officers and several hundred ...