NAACP convention presents Staten Island NAACP president with Eugene T. Reed Award

Staten Island NAACP President Edward C. Josey won the prestigious Eugene T. Reed Award at the NAACP New York State Conference’s 78th annual convention Oct. 10-12 at the Westchester Marriott Hotel in Tarrytown, N.Y.

A ‘Stewart’ in public relations

Ryan Stewart serves as vice president for the Terrie Williams Agency.

Metro Briefs 11/6–11/12 2014

Reports indicate that NYPD officers are being told to halt the practice of “buy-and-bust.” Critics praising the cessation say the tactic unfairly targeted citizens of color.

Ben Tucker named NYPD first deputy Commissioner

Ben Tucker has been appointed the NYPD’s first deputy commissioner.

Martin Luther King III visits legendary coach Ron Naclerio in Queens

Martin Luther King III, Dr. Martin Luther King’s oldest son, went to Benjamin Cardozo High School in Bayside, Queens, to talk to faculty, staff and students.

Cosmopolitan Review Oct 30 - Nov 5 2014

As we roll into the final months of 2014, it’s not too late to get those tax deductions by making a contribution to your favorite church, charity or nonprofit.

Lowe’s donates to improve Union Club Aquatics Center

During Hurricane Sandy in 2012, the Boys and Girls Clubs of Union County sustained significant damage to the roof trusses and roof.

New Jersey imposes 21-day quarantine for Ebola contact

Experts are still examining the risk factors for contracting the Ebola disease.

MetroBriefs October 30- November 5


Harlem Rocked after Positive Ebola Test

Hamilton Heights residents were restless this Friday afternoon after news that one of their neighbors tested positive for the Ebola virus became public.

NY doctor tests positive for Ebola

On Thursday Mayor Bill de Blasio announced at press conference that New York had confirmed its first patient diagnosed with the Ebola virus.

Metro Briefs 10/23-10/29

The “Face of Darkness” team is appearing on ‘Here and Now’ on WABC 7.

Community Affairs Calendar 10/23-10/29

Imhotep's Guide to Black Events

Ebola: Fear Factor

This Tuesday, Mayor Bill de Blasio told a gathering at an Ebola education forum at the Jacob Javits Center, “This city has been preparing and drilling for weeks and weeks.

Rikers Island correction officers seen in negative light

A report was released this week stating that a former Rikers Island inmate, Bishme Ayers, 25, was beaten and sodomized by a correction officer July 4 at Jacobi Medical Center.