Marie Williams surviving and moving forward

Self-published author and rape survivor Marie Williams, 31, has opened up about her life, sharing and discussing the horrific experience she’s had with rape.

CEMOTAP hosts "Does Justice or Else Mean Reparations?'

The Committee to Eliminate Media Offensive to African People is hosting the discussion “Does Justice or Else Mean Reparations?”

DOE sued by public advocate on school buses carrying children with disabilities

Public Advocate Letitia James filed a lawsuit against the New York City Department of Education Aug. 19 for failing to adequately provide air conditioning on school buses transporting District 75 children as plantiffs with disabilities.

Police commissioners fight over policy

Former New York City Police Commissioner Ray Kelly isn’t holding his tongue about how he feels about law enforcement in the city since he left the NYPD.

Columbia University clarifies on 'Obama's return'

Reports indicated that President Barack Obama was going to head to Columbia after his term, however, the school is now clarifying what they meant.

School crossing guard positions open across Manhattan

The Police Department is accepting applications for school crossing guard positions across Manhattan and the city as a whole.

NAACP New Jersey State Conference to hold convention in October

The NAACP New Jersey State Conference is its annual state convention Oct. 9 through 11 in Princeton, N.J., at the Westin Hotel.

Dr. Maya Angelou stamp dedication ceremony at African Burial Ground

A special dedication ceremony was held at the African Burial Ground National Monument in lower Manhattan for the Dr. Maya Angelou Limited Edition Forever Stamp

Gary Kirkland brings creativity, enthusiasm and enjoyment to patients at MPC

Sunshine and a gentle summer breeze are the order of a glorious August Saturday afternoon at the Manhattan Psychiatric Center’s Casa Verde, located at the Ward’s Island complex in New York City.

GoFundMe takes down Black man’s campaign

Although GoFundMe, the crowdfunding site, has no reservations about proudly announcing that hundreds and thousands of people have raised more than $1 billion from 16 million donors, it seems a bit reluctant to talk about a campaign it recently took ...

Marcus Garvey: ‘Up you mighty race!’

Monday, Aug. 17 is the 128th anniversary of the physical birth of pan-African icon Marcus Mosiah Garvey, and to commemorate that occasion the 75th annual Black Power March departs from the park in Central Harlem that bears his name.

With test results, some see progress, others see failure

School Test results, some see progress and failure

Mayor Baraka, Newark health department urge residents to take precautions during heat advisory

Mayor Ras J. Baraka and Dr. Hanaa Hamdi, director of the Department of Health and Community Wellness advised residents, especially vulnerable populations, to take precautions during hot weather.

Tupac’s comrade Hussein Fatal killed in car crash

Heartfelt condolences from several colleagues of Hussein Fatal, local recording artist and close comrade of hip-hop icon Tupac Shakur, went out last month as news spread of his July 11 passing in a tragic car accident on a Georgia freeway.

Electeds, community leaders call for unity in fight againtst poverty, homelessness

This week, members of the United Nations brought up the issue of increasing homelessness in New York.