Black Women’s Agenda and AARP launch family caregiving series

The Black Women’s Agenda partnered with the AARP today to host “Because We Care,” the first of a series of forums designed to provide African-American families with information and resources that will enable them to take better care of their ...

Jackie Joyner-Kersee champions New Legacy Leaders Project at the Schomburg

On Friday, March 14, over 300 people were in attendance for the New Legacy Leader Project’s (NLLP) launch at the Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture

Guyanese Opposition Leader to visit NY

Leader of the People’s National Congress Reform (PNCR) and Opposition Leader in Guyana’s Parliament retired Brig. David Granger is scheduled to visit New York during the Memorial Day weekend.

NAN convention brings out best and brightest

President Barack Obama, U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder and Mayor Bill de Blasio are among the big names attending the Rev. Al Sharpton’s 16th annual National Action Network convention next week.

Spotlight on Sisters in Cinema at MoCada

New Voices in Black Cinema focused the spotlight on Black females in film for Women’s History Month.

UNESCO closing reception held in Harlem

After opening the UNESCO 34th annual International Conference at the United Nations, Conference Chair state Sen. Bill Perkins held the closing ceremony at the Adam Clayton Powell State Office Building in Harlem.

Bahamas’ Women’s Suffrage Movement honored at the Schomburg

Sen. Bill Perkins hosted a screening of the documentary film "Womanish Ways."

Young Guns: Teen shooting incites calls to end gun pipeline

Shots rang out on a city bus as people were going about their business. A young father lay dying, and a teen with some sort of perceived beef was holding the smoking gun

‘Get Covered’ tour aims to spike enrollment for Affordable Care Act

With the Affordable Care Act deadline fast approaching national celebrities and community leaders have banned together to spike enrollment in New York City.

Courses on domestic violence

CONNECT NYC is offering the “Understanding Domestic Violence: Essentials and Intersections” course.

NYPD reminds Harlem pedestrians to be careful

The 29th Precinct in Harlem NYPD is reminding pedestrians to be careful by handing out fliers along 125th Street.

BK Jazz Fest fetes hall of famers

Brooklyn Borough Hall was the place to be for the 15th annual Central Brooklyn Jazz Festival

NYC’s first lady honored

The City University of New York hosted nearly 200 guests at the Shiva Art Gallery at John Jay College of Criminal Justice for a reception honoring Chirlane McCray, the first lady of the city of New York, as part of ...

G&B Foundation’s 14th annual awards and scholarship luncheon

The G&B Foundation held its 14th annual Unsung Hero, Religious Service and Scholarships Awards Luncheon

Segundo Ruiz Belvis Diagnostic Center holds Black history program

the magnificent Bronx-based Segundo Ruiz Belvis Diagnostic and Treatment Center hosted its “Proud of Our History” program