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Reflections on Sonny Abubadika Carson

Friday, May 20, several comrades of Sonny Carson recollected some fond memories of the Brooklyn warrior to commemorate his 87th birthday anniversary.

Brian Figeroux—The people’s champion

In the 1980s, Brian Figeroux moved to New York and later started the law firm, Brian and Associates, which concentrates on criminal defense, family and defense law, police misconduct issues and U.S. immigration law.

New Yorkers to receive mental health support in more NYC communities

Fifteen community-based organizations have been selected to receive grants to partner with mental health providers, train staff and improve access to mental health care in their communities through the Connection to Care program, as part of ThriveNYC.

NYPD refuses to disclose StingRay information; NYCLU sues

The New York Civil Liberties Union’s battle with the New York Police Department over StingRay devices continues.

Winners announced at Newark Black Film Festival

A documentary about author Alice Walker and a drama about boxing are among the winners of the Newark Black Film Festival 2016 Paul Robeson Award.

New York Urban League hosts summer STEM Program

The New York Urban League is inviting eighth-graders to participate in the NYUL Experimental Technology Academy this summer to learn more about technology, college and careers in STEM.

Metro-Manhattan Chapter of the Links, Inc. hosts book signing for Smith and Gasby

The Metro-Manhattan Chapter of the Links, Inc. hosted a book signing party for Barbara Smith and Dan Gasby in honor of their new book “Before I Forget.” More than 150 people attended the talk and reception Wednesday, May 4.

White House chooses Newark for Special Impact Hub program

The White House chose the city of Newark as one of 16 communities to take part in the Special Impact Hub program, aimed at upgrading and expanding community programs (including job, learning, meal and violence reduction programs) for young people ...

Terrie Williams hosts suicide prevention walk

Noted public relations counselor and author Terrie M. Williams is no stranger to pain.

De Blasio goes to Staten Island town hall

Mayor de Blasio’s first ever town hall meeting on Staten Island was held last month in a gymnasium named after the island’s current Republican Borough President James Oddo.

The ‘Uberlicious’ Mai Perkins

Mai Perkins in one of the 20,000 Uber drivers taking New Yorkers from point A to point B. She’s combining her love of writing and being an Uber driver with her popular blog “Uberlicious.”

Third anniversary of the passing of Malcolm Latif Shabazz, grandson of Malcolm X and Dr. Betty Shabazz

Tuesday, May 21, 2013, Malcolm Shabazz was buried near his grandparents, Malcolm X and Dr. Betty Shabazz, in Ferncliff Cemetery in Hartsdale, N.Y.

Harlem celebrates Mother’s Day

The annual Mother’s Day march/parade took over 125th Street as it celebrated 30-plus years in Harlem honoring mothers.

Election to replace late Teaneck Mayor Lizette Parker set for November

As the Township of Teaneck continues to mourn the death of its late mayor, Lizette Parker, the task is now underway to select her replacement.

DYCD hosts Heroes Project

April 27 the New York City Department of Youth & Community Development held its first comic book creation initiative for middle school students all across New York City in a special collaboration with Darryl Makes Comics and The Comic Book ...