Last Friday marked the beginning of a historic Pride Week in New York City and around the country, when the U.S. Supreme Court voted 5-4 in favor of marriage equality.
Former Queens State Senator and Majority Leader Malcolm Smith is spending the next seven years of his life behind bars.
June 11 marks Congressman Charlie Rangel’s 85th birthday. Here are some things you might not know about him.
President Barack Obama spoke in Camden, N.J., at the Salvation Army Ray and Joan Kroc Corps Community Center Monday, highlighting steps taken by the city that has struggled with one of the nation’s highest violent crime rates to create economic ...
New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo plans to impanel a board to examine minimum wage in the fast-food industry.
Tuesday night was “special” for both Democrats and Republicans in New York City.
The first family reportedly took part in Small Business Saturday by heading out to Washington, D.C., bookstore Politics & Prose.
At the risk of furthering the gulf between himself and an already polarized Congress, President Obama announced several sweeping executive actions poised to protect more than five million immigrants currently living undocumented in the United States.
In July, newly elected Newark, N.J., Mayor Ras Baraka introduced his “100 Day Plan.”
In a recent issue of Final Call, Nation of Islam leader Louis Farrakhan charged that U.S. scientists are concocting deadly diseases, with the primary purpose to “depopulate the world of Black people.”
Midterm elections have always been a headache for the White House incumbent, and the upcoming one may be even more troublesome for the Democrats, with Barack President Obama practically unwelcomed by so many candidates.
Newark Mayor Ras Baraka asked the New Jersey Civil Service Commission for permission to demote six of its eight deputy chiefs in an effort to put 70 percent of the police force on neighborhood streets.
It was after visiting solitary confinement cells at Rikers Island and being greeted by “very small cells with graffitied walls, the smelling of urine, rusted beds with mattresses with mildew on them and a very small window letting in just ...
When stores open their doors to customers, they are inviting all members of the public to come in and spend their hard-earned money.
Thirty-two days after Eric Garner died by an apparent and prohibited chokehold from NYPD Officer Daniel Pantaleo, 14 New York state lawmakers have expressed their frustrations in a letter to Gov. Andrew Cuomo over what they called a “gross and ...