AT&T's Girls Who Code Program visits NYC Tandon School of Engineering

AT&T’s Girls Who Code program visited the MAGNET space at the NYU Tandon School of Engineering this week.

African American Day Parade set for Sept. 18

Organizers announced that the 47th Annual African American Day Parade will take place Sunday, Sept. 18 from 1 p.m. to 6 p.m. in Harlem.

Black Panthers celebrate 50 years

The original Harlem Black Panther Party is celebrating the 50th anniversary of its founding with an event at the Schomburg Center.

NYPD arrests man suspected of tossing device into police van

After an hours-long standoff, New York police arrested a man suspected of tossing a device into a marked New York City Police Department van in Times Square on Thursday.

A community answers the call to action

In the past week, Black activism has been linked to the recent shooting and killing of police officers in Dallas and Baton Rouge.

Council speaker’s Right to Know position not sitting well with activists

The City Council speaker has left it up to the police to fix themselves.

Crane collapses on Tappan Zee Bridge; all lanes appear blocked

A crane appears to have collapsed on the Tappan Zee Bridge, blocking traffic in both directions on Tuesday.

Amazon donates 10 new sewing machines to keep kids crafty at Queens YMCA

The children at the YMCA in Queens using decades old sewing machines will now have new ones to develop their skills and hobbies.

NAACP and Montclair Police Department to host community-law enforcement meeting

The Montclair Police Department, in cooperation with the Essex County Prosecutor’s Office and the Montclair NAACP-Criminal Justice Committee, is hosting a community meeting.

Anniversary of Newark Rebellion commemorated

Tuesday, July 12, the People’s Organization for Progress hosted its annual observation of the anniversary of the epic Newark Rebellion.

Harlem tenants protest for repairs

The tenants of 295 W. 150th St. in Harlem held a press conference and rally outside of their building Wednesday, the evening before their court hearing for a building-wide Housing Part action against their landlord, Yitzchnk Horowitz.

'USA Danger Zone- Police Murders of Black People Rising'

The December 12th Movement will hold an emergency community gathering at Sista’s Place, 456 Nostrand Ave., Brooklyn N.Y., Friday, July 15, 2016, at 7 p.m., focusing on the relentless and systemic racist attacks on Black people in the United States.

Lawsuit seeks to preserve recording of police activity without retaliation

A man who was arrested, allegedly in retaliation for recording cops, filed a federal lawsuit last week.

Free summer fun for city kids

It’s the time of year that kids love and parents tend to dread— the New York City school break is upon us and kids, all over the city, are itching to play.

Career Day at HCCI

Preparing individuals with career-oriented skills to sustain themselves economically, the organization Harlem Congregations for Community Involvement, a group dedicated to the revitalization of Harlem, teamed with Moody’s Analytics, a credit risk-management company, last month, to host Career Day for the ...