New York Rep. Charles Rangel was one of three esteemed guests honored Saturday, Feb. 27 at MALIK Fraternity’s second annual Black History Month Gala.
Assemblyman Charles Barron and several other community members organized a press conference in front of the Brooklyn Developmental Center in East New York to denounce the possibility of another shelter being placed in the neighborhood.
Police officers in the five boroughs are struggling to adapt to changes to stop-and-frisk polices.
Ebb and Flow was the title of the first annual Benefit Dinner for Amadou Diallo, Thursday, Feb. 4, the 15th anniversary of his 41-bullet shooting death by cops in 1999.
Black community leaders in Staten Island came together Saturday for the 11th annual Staten Island Black History Town Hall Meeting in Stapleton.
Charges have been dropped against five teenagers connected with a woman's alleged gang rape at gunpoint in a Brooklyn playground, Brooklyn District Attorney Ken Thompson announced on Wednesday.
The People’s Organization for Progress continued its “Justice Department Mondays” rallies demanding federal intervention in the police brutality cases of Abdul Kamal, Kashad Ashford, Jerame Reid and Radazz Hearns.
The United States Postal Service in the Northern New Jersey District unveiled a commemorative Black Heritage Stamp featuring Bishop Richard Allen, founder of the African Methodist Episcopal Church this week.
A fifteen year old Bronx teen has died while on a mission trip in Africa.
A Brooklyn DA works to clear the name of a woman wrongfully convicted of manslaughter eighteen years ago.
When the AmNews visited the Food Bank for New York City’s Community Kitchen & Food Pantry in Harlem earlier this month, the New Hampshire primaries hadn't taken place yet.
Reports indicate that former New York City Mayor David Dinkins is doing better after being hospitalized for pneumonia.
When New York City native Dr. Erika Gibson was a little girl, she knew she wanted to be a veterinarian. Today she’s not only living her dream but also making history.
Senator Bill Perkins held a public welcome ceremony for His Excellency Gandjegni Awoyo Gbaguidi, King of Savalou, Benin.
After two and a half days of deliberation, the NYPD cop who killed Akai Gurley was found guilty of manslaughter and official misconduct by a jury of his peers in Brooklyn’s State Supreme Court.