Deborah Danner cop trial set

A New York City police sergeant will get his day in court.

Al Sharpton visits Meek Mill in prison

National Action Network President Al Sharpton visited rapper Meek Mill at the Chester State Correctional Institution Monday. Sharpton is visiting the rapper as part of his criminal justice reform efforts through NAN.

Award-winning Brooklyn author Anaya Lee Willabus, 11, talks about her book, ‘A Bully’s Disguise’

“It is extremely important for young people to read and write since we live in a technological age where reading a book seems unusual,” explained Willabus.

NYULYP hosts discussion on recreating Black Wall Street

The New York Urban League Young Professionals recently hosted its National Day of Empowerment at Moody’s in Downtown Manhattan.

Chyann Starks—Giving back to the community

Chyann Starks is a perfect example of an academically gifted student striving to reach her fullest potential as she pursues her career.

Turkey Day at MLK

Assemblywoman Inez E. Dickens and the Honorable Charles B. Rangel were joined at the MLK Democratic Club by a crowd of supporters as they handed out turkeys Tuesday afternoon in Harlem.

Hunger remains major issue in the city

Youma Nafo, who serves as food pantry coordinator at Harlem’s African Services Committee, said his organization has noticed an increase in the number of people who need pantry services over the past two years.

Testing the city’s patience: the MTA wants your trust

The short workweek, for many, began with multiple delays during morning rush hour.

Humble providing more meals for locals

Chief Master Sabu and the Humble School of Martial Arts will be hosting its 37th annual Humble Thanksgiving feeding festivity Nov. 23, 2017.

NYPD Police Academy library named after city's first Black police commissioner

The library at the NYPD Police Academy is now called the Benjamin Ward Memorial Library, honoring New York City’s first Black police commissioner.

Brooklyn BP Eric Adams delivers 15,000 pounds of turkey and trimmings to needy Brooklynites

Last Friday, Brooklyn Borough President Eric L. Adams distributed 15,000 pounds of food, including turkeys and healthy trimmings, to more than 100 local food pantries and houses of worship that are serving Brooklynites in need this Thanksgiving.

Marine Corp veteran and New York State Sen. James Sanders Jr. hosts Veterans Day Luncheon

State Sen. and Marine Corps veteran James Sanders Jr. (D-Rochdale Village, Far Rockaway) hosted a Veterans Day Luncheon at Applebee’s at Five Towns for dozens of veterans.

FDNY graduates diverse class

The FDNY is being hailed for the graduation of 279 probationary firefighters, of which 50 percent were people of color.

Naima Beckles: Doula and childbirth expert

Naima Beckles is not only a certified childbirth educator and a birth and postpartum doula but also the co-founder of For Your Birth.

Bronx teen accused of stabbing classmates pleads not guilty

Abel Cedeno, 18, pled not guilty on the manslaughter and assault charges he's facing in the stabbing of two fellow students inside his Bronx high school.