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Brewer, Food Bank for NYC celebrate thousands of donations in second annual diaper drive

This week Manhattan Borough President Gale A. Brewer and Food Bank For New York City celebrated the delivery of thousands of diapers donated through Brewer’s second annual winter diaper drive.

Doe Fund to hold graduation for formerly incarcerated and homeless

More than 100 formerly homeless and incarcerated men are graduating from The Doe Fund’s Ready, Willing & Able program Thursday, March 22, at Manhattan’s Church of St. Ignatius Loyola.

Min. Hafeez responds to attack on Farrakhan and Tamika Mallory

In the 1960s, it was common to hear Min. Malcolm X, as spokesman for the Hon. Elijah Muhammad, debate Black leaders Saturday mornings on radio station WLIB.

Ethnic cleansing of Black community tribunal report-back

Saturday, March 3, the December 12th Movement International Secretariat held a historic, citywide tribunal/hearing on “We Ain’t Going Nowhere! The Ethnic Cleansing of the Black Community.”

The Children’s Defense Fund hosts annual New York Gala

The annual Children’s Defense Fund New York Gala took place Feb. 27 at the Pierre Hotel in New York City.

National Park Service awards $550,000 in federal grants to support African-American history

The National Park Service has awarded more than $500,000 to the City of Paterson through the African-American Civil Rights Grant Program.

Sandra Johnson’s fight for a peaceful home

Sandra Johnson has been a resident of 14 E. 125 St. for more than 35 years and is still at war with her landlord. In a textbook case of gentrification, she is one of two residents still living with heinous ...

Angelic Kreations’ Karen Yelverton supports female empowerment

Karen Yelverton is the president of Angelic Kreations, Inc., and she has just hosted her second annual Women’s Empowerment Brunch Event.

What is the meaning of a retirement crisis?

The World Economic Forum defines the “retirement crisis” as the gap between what working households need and what they have.

Renewed protest: Parents and teachers fight against school closings

Richard Carranza officially takes over as schools chancellor in a few weeks, but he will inherit the anger parents and teachers have directed at the Department of Education. What for? The closing and/or merging of more than a dozen schools.

Drema Brown is bettering education through community school

As a longtime advocate for community and education, Drema Brown is ensuring that New York City students are granted access to high-quality educational services through her role as vice president of education at Children’s Aid Society.

REPORT: Over 300 NYPD staffers should have been fired for misconduct

In a shocking expose, BuzzFeed gained access hundreds of pages of internal documents that revealed more than 300 staffers of the New York Police Department lied, cheated, stole or even assaulted people while on the job.

‘GOAL Digger’ Tina Lee Jones

Tina Lee Jones calls herself a “GOAL Digger” and wants other women to join her movement.

‘Bring Our Children Home’: Lawmakers, advocates call for closure of New Jersey girls’ prison

The New Jersey Institute for Social Justice wants New Jersey to build a prison-to-school pipeline by closing the only girls’ youth prison and rebuilding the Bordentown School.

My Brother’s Keeper hosts employment summit for young men in Newark

More than 1,000 young men in Newark recently attended the Pathways to Success: Boys and Young Men of Color Opportunity Summit at the Prudential Center.