Fort Greene Council celebrates new victory in the fight against gentrification

The Fort Greene Council held a celebration of their victory in the fight to preserve their most precious service centers, Grace Agard Harewood Senior Center and The Young Minds Day Care Center, after a yearlong battle over the lease of ...

Square Circles making strides against breast cancer

On Oct. 16, 2016, Making Strides Against Breast Cancer will be having its annual walk at Prospect Park for Breast Cancer Awareness Month.

Welcome to fall

There is something special about the changing of seasons. One of the main reasons I prefer the East Coast to the West Coast is largely because of my need for four seasons.

Senior workforce development job fair in East Orange draws more than 200 job seekers

East Orange’s Mayor’s Office of Employment and Training hosted its first Senior Workforce Development Job Fair last week, drawing more than 200 job seekers ages 60 and up.

NAN Newark Tech World unveiled

The Rev. Al Sharpton, Panasonic Corporation North America CEO Joseph M. Taylor, State Attorney General Christopher S. Porrino and Newark Mayor Ras Baraka recently unveiled the National Action Network Newark Tech World.

War cries of a New Yorker—Nicole Goodwin

Harlem, being the colorful melting pot of New York City culture and an amalgamation of rich ethnicity, finds itself inundated with equally interesting people that inhabit it.

SOB's hosting fundraiser for Haiti

Live world music venue and restaurant SOB's is hosting a Haiti hurricane relief fundraiser on Friday, Oct. 14.

‘They were given new life’: Brooklyn DA Ken Thompson remembered by people he helped free from wrongful convictions

He lived for only 50 years, the last three of which he was Brooklyn District Attorney. But in those three years, Ken Thompson played a major role in ensuring that nearly two dozen wrongfully convicted people gained years of life ...

Nigeria 56th Independence Day celebrated in NYC

Nigerians came from all over the tristate area and beyond to celebrate the 56th year of independence from British colonialists.

PHOTOS: 120th anniversary of the Greater Harlem Chamber of Commerce at Harlem Hospital

The Greater Harlem Chamber of Commerce celebrates it 120th anniversary at Harlem Hospital an event at Harlem Hospital.

Bronx Council Member Andy King 'gets pink' for breast cancer awareness

The American Cancer Society recently launched its Real Men Wear Pink of New York City program, which features Real Men Wear Pink candidates from all five boroughs who have committed to showing their support and raising money in the fight ...

Walking for Breast Cancer Awareness Month

As we all should know, October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month. According to the National Breast Cancer Awareness Month Collaborating Organization, approximately one in eight women living in America will have breast cancer at some point in their life.

Rower releases $4.5 million rowboat to Equatorial Guinea

What’s the first thing you’d want after rowing across the Atlantic?

P.O.P. continues ‘Justice Mondays,’ adds morning rally

The People’s Organization for Progress hosted its 36th consecutive Justice Monday protest this week, demanding federal intervention into New Jersey’s four recent police shooting cases, at the Federal Building in Newark.

For sale: Cab Calloway’s Riverdale home

The Riverdale, Bronx home of jazz great Cab Calloway home is currently on the market.