Mayor’s upcoming homeless plan raises concerns

A new plan to fight homelessness being released by Mayor Bill de Blasio is getting criticism from homeless advocates about how the mayor is handling the widespread problem.

Community combats cop’s racial profiling

Already during this brief post-Obama period, community activists are figuring out ways to combat the NYPD’s racial profiling of New York City’s citizens of color.

Greater New York Chamber of Commerce hosts Black History Month Awards Breakfast

The Greater New York Chamber of Commerce hosted its Black History Month awards breakfast Friday at the Hard Rock Cafe in Times Square.

Second Annual American Entrepreneurship Award in the Bronx opens for entries

The American Entrepreneurship Award, a program created and funded by the Libra Group to support American startup businesses and entrepreneurs, announced this week that it has begun accepting submissions for its second annual award.

Hundreds attend Tompkins Square Park rally to denounce Trump policies

While it was politically convenient for elected officials to show up in Tompkins Square Park Monday night and encourage residents out for an anti-Trump protest to go vote, it was also a realization for the people that they will only ...

Death of 3-year-old boy in 2016 ruled a homicide, police say

The death of a 3-year-old boy days after he was found in his Harlem apartment with bruises all over his body has been deemed a homicide, police said Friday.

Sen. Parker celebrated Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s legacy with free community concert at Brooklyn College

On Martin Luther King Day, more than 2000 New York City residents joined State Sen. Kevin Parker (D, WF) for his 13th annual Martin Luther King Jr. Tribute Concert, in conjunction with the A Shared Dream Foundation.

Schomburg Center classified as National Historic Landmark

The National Parks Service announced Wednesday, Jan. 11, that Harlem’s Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture (515 Malcolm X Blvd., corner of 135th Street) was designated as a National Historic Landmark by the U.S. Department of the Interior. It ...

Women's March NYC: 400,000 protesters make their way to Trump Tower

More than 4000,000 demonstrators march toward Trump Tower Saturday for the Women's March on NYC, one of the many protests happening throughout the nation.

Dr. Khalid Abdul Muhammad anniversary celebration

Dr. Khalid Abdul Muhammad was known for his work as the Black Power General and as a powerful Black activist. Jan. 12, his life, legacy and the 69th anniversary of his physical day were celebrated by local activists, community members ...

Dr. Khalid Abdul Muhammad honored in Brooklyn

Dr. Khalid Abdul Muhammad, internationally known as the Black Power General, was celebrated Jan. 12 at Brooklyn’s House of the Lord Church on what would have been his 69th birthday.

Malcolm X Commemoration Committee hosts annual dinner for families of political prisoners

The Malcolm X Commemoration Committee is hosting its 21st Annual Dinner Tribute to the Families of PP/POWs Saturday, March 4, from 3 p.m. to 7 p.m. at the Harlem State Office Building

Remembering Trayvon: A conversation with Sybrina Fulton and Tracy Martin

The Anti-Racism Committee of the Episcopal Diocese of New York and Penguin Random House Publishing will present a discussion with Sybrina Fulton and Tracy Martin, the parents of slain youth, Trayvon Martin.

Dr. Khalid Abdul Muhammad Brooklyn tribute Thursday

Local activists are preparing to commemorate the legacy of Dr. Khalid Abdul Muhammad this Thursday, Jan. 12, the 69th anniversary of his birthday, at the House of the Lord Church (415 Atlantic Ave., Brooklyn) from 4 p.m. to 10 p.m.

Basketball team finds hanging Black puppet at NJ high school

Officials are investigating after a black puppet was found hanging by its neck in a room where a northern New Jersey high school’s girls basketball team was changing before a game.