City reacts and mourns loss of NYPD officers

In no way should the names of Michael Brown and Eric Garner be associated with the shooting deaths of two police officers Saturday in Brooklyn, said the Rev. Al Sharpton at a press conference Sunday morning at the headquarters of ...

Two NYPD officers killed in shooting

Two NYPD officers are dead after a man shoots them while they are sitting in their patrol car in Brooklyn.

Lawmakers skeptical about NYPD body cameras

What good will the New York Police Department’s body camera program offer?

Two Staten Island lawmakers to introduce grand jury transparency bill

Two weeks after a Staten Island grand jury decided not to indict NYPD officer Daniel Pantaleo for the chokehold death of Eric Garner, two lawmakers have announced plans to introduce legislation that would require district attorneys to publicly release testimonies ...

Activists rally against ‘broken windows’

Activists have taken the city by storm the past few weeks protesting the lack of indictment of NYPD police officer Daniel Pantaleo in the choking death of Eric Garner.

A spcial visit with Santa

Santa lives at Macy’s. We all know that. And visiting Santaland on the eighth floor of Macy’s Harold Square is a magical experience.

Anchor fights for women rights

Richelle Carey is an anchor for Al Jazeera America. She is an advocate for women’s rights. She wants to increase the confidence of women and help men understand the power they have to stop domestic violence.

The Amsterdam News celebrates 105 years

It was definitely an event for the decades as the New York Amsterdam News celebrated its 105th anniversary with a gala at the Edison Ballroom in Midtown Manhattan Monday night.

NYPD begins body cam pilot program

The NYPD launched its police body cam pilot program Friday.

Alcee Walker: Chasing a dream through the pain of love

A well-traveled man at the early age of 23, this filmmaker was born in West Palm Beach, Fla., then moved to Canton, N.Y. to attend the alma mater of Amsterdam News Editor-in-Chief Elinor Tatum, St. Lawrence University.

Dante’s dilemma

Mayor Bill de Blasio could find very little wiggle room during a sharp grilling by George Stephanopoulos, the host of ABC’s “This Week,” last Sunday.

Community Affairs Calendar 12/11-12/17

Greetings! My long-time friend and musical collaborator Stevie Wonder spoke on stage during his “Songs in the Key of Life” Tour to call out the so-called “justice” system in Ferguson, Mo., and New York City while delivering his 1974 classic ...

AmNews Live Ep. 2: Eric Garner protests, NYPD body cam and the next steps

Listen to the latest episode of "AmNews Live."

Sylvia Alston hosts 81st birthday celebration

Sylvia Alston held her 81st birthday celebration at her Sugar Hill Belvedere apartment in Harlem with guests from all over New York City, who came to wish all the joy and happiness on her special celebration.

Judge Greg Mathis keynotes Fathers Incorporated 10th anniversary gala

Celebrating a decade of working to build better fathers by strengthening communities and family infrastructure, Fathers Incorporated hosted their 10th annual gala last month at Harlem’s Alhambra Ballroom.