Michael Waithe, 52, served time—a year and a half of a possible four-and-a-half-year sentence—for a crime he didn’t commit. Through his 30-year ordeal of fighting to be cleared and the prospect of being deported, he says he never lost his ...
Last week, a group made up of nearly 60 organizations sent a letter to New York City Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito and the council itself to oppose their proposal to add 1,100 police officers to the New York Police Department’s ...
Loretta E. Lynch, 55, may soon make history. She will be the 83rd U.S. attorney general if and when she is confirmed.
This past weekend, with the last strains of a harsh winter replaced by rising temperatures, gunshots rang out in three New York boroughs: Brooklyn, the Bronx and Manhattan.
Female panelists came together to discuss issues and topics relating to Black women and girls during the National Action Network’s 15thannual convention last week.
At the State Office Building in Harlem, the National Association of Negro Business and Professional Women’s Clubs held their Women’s History Month Celebration.
A magnificent engagement ceremony was held Saturday, April 11 at Brooklyn’s Eden Palace Banquet Hall, joining the Shittu and Banire families.
In the wake of the police killing of an unarmed Black man in North Charleston, S.C., the National Action Network’s annual conference kicked off last Wednesday.
Just recently, the Pew Research Center released a report that said the number of Black immigrants has more than quadrupled since 1980.
Monday kicked off Justice League NYC’s first March2Justice
This week's Black New Yorker is activist and educator Dr. R. L’Heureux Lewis-McCoy.
Professor and author Elizabeth Alexander is hosting a book signing for her memoir, “The Light of the World,” at Barnes and Noble, Union Square, Thursday, April 23 at 7 p.m.
Various student organizations at the City College of New York rallied in front of the Wille Administration Building Wednesday, advocating for more student services on campus.
Two days of ceremonies at Harlem’s Abyssinian Baptist Church last week allowed associates, comrades, family and friends of acclaimed Kemetaphysician Dr. Yosef A.A. ben-Jochannan the opportunity to pay their final respects before he was interred at Ferncliff Cemetery Friday afternoon.
The Brooklyn Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, is having its annual Black Book Fair Sunday, April 19, 2 p.m. to 6 p.m., at Medgar Evers College.