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500 Men supports Making Strides Against Breast Cancer Walk

In the spirit of Breast Cancer Awareness Month, Bed-Stuy-based 500 Men Making a Difference hosted their annual Breast Cancer Walk this past Sunday.

Harlem Mothers SAVE hosting Halloween event

Anti-violence organization Harlem Mothers SAVE is hosting their fifth annual Halloween Candy Bag Giveaway Tuesday, Oct. 31, from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m. at its headquarters.

Women firefighters at historic highs in the FDNY

Four new women become FDNY firefighters this week and they all have one special thing in common—they are all mothers. Krysteena Corbett-Terryl, Jacqueline Reno, Melisa Ritchie and Lisa Snyder walked across the FDNY graduation stage Wednesday to earn a huge ...

PHOTOS: The Rev. Al Sharpton's daughter, Dominique gets married

The Rev. Al Sharpton’s eldest daughter, Dominique, marries Dr. Marcus Alan Bright during a ceremony at Greater Allen AME Cathedral in Jamaica, Queens.

Search for suspects continues in Brooklyn home invasion that left elderly man dead

The search continues for suspects in a violent Brooklyn home invasion that left a 91-year-old man dead and his 100-year-old wife injured.

Kevin Barron: Black Power storytelling

Frustrated with the injustices and suffering of Black people around him and on the news, Kevin Barron found a way to revolutionize his people in a new light with his latest novels, “Black Rising” and “Black Rising: Home and Abroad.”

Minority- and Women-owned Business Enterprises program hosts launching event

Tuesday, Oct. 17, the Minority- and Women-owned Business Enterprises program will be hosting an event at the Historic Studio Museum in Harlem.

Couture Confidence Camp hosts Confidence Event

The Couture Confidence Camp will be hosting the Cool Kids School Kids Confidence Event Saturday, Oct. 14, at the ShapeShifter Lab, 18 Whitwell Place in Park Slope, Brooklyn.

Nigerian Independence Day celebration in NYC 

Saturday, Oct. 7, 2017, people came from all over the nation to celebrate the 57th anniversary of Nigeria’s Independence Day (Oct. 1, 1960).

Sisters walk to end domestic violence in East New York and abroad

Saturday, Oct. 7, 2017, Sisters Building Sisters in Brooklyn walked through East New York, Brooklyn, for their Annual Walk to End Domestic Violence.

Black woman told her hair ‘too urban’ for work at Banana Republic

A manager at a Banana Republic in New York has been fired for sending an employee home because her braids were too “urban.”

CEMOTAP holds media panel

Saturday, Sept. 30, 2017, the Committee to Eliminate Media Offensive to African People held an energetic and informative workshop in Queens entitled How to Be an Internet Warrior.

10th anniversary of African Burial Ground National Monument

Special events and programs are scheduled to occur throughout the week. The park will feature a film series and live entertainment by various groups and organizations, and libation ceremonies will be conducted.

Fatherly advice from Melvin Alston

Melvin Alston serves as the Community and Fatherhood Outreach coordinator for the city’s Administration for Children’s Services.

Free EMT course hopes to come back post-state audit

Lleryn Montan is a mother of three attempting to pursue an EMT career. She had recently signed up for a free EMT training program provided by Davis Training Programs.