Historically Black Colleges and Universities received a financial boost from the Helmsley Charitable Trust.
President Barack Obama announces his national "My Brother's Keeper" Initiative aimed at helping young Black and Latino males.
A reception for Rep. Charlie Rangel was held this week at the home of Craig and Modupe Robinson in Harlem.
Newark public schools have been under state control since 1995. Now, the Newark community is exploding with concern over proposed education reform.
This week, Essex County Deputy Chief of Staff and former New Jersey Assemblyman William D. Payne endorsed Shavar Jeffries for mayor of Newark. He also agreed to serve as campaign co-chairperson.
Of concern at the moment former rock and roll musician Ted Nugent, who called the president a “subhuman mongrel.”
While the city might have dropped its case to appeal a judge’s decision to keep stop-and-frisk the way it is, everyone is now vying for a seat at the table as reforms are made.
On Tuesday, Feb. 25, the grassroots movement was stunned by the news of the sudden and unexpected loss of warrior attorney and Jackson, Miss., Mayor Chokwe Lumumba at the age of 66.
New York governor Andrew Cuomo announced that his administration is “taking the steps” to preserve close to $457 million a year in benefits from the Supplemental Nutritional Assistance Program (SNAP)
Last week, New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced a state initiative to offer college classes, degrees and programs to incarcerated individuals across the state.
“Gov. Andrew Cuomo has no regard for Black or Latino people,” charged Council Member Inez Barron, as she held a press conference on the steps of City Hall to highlight her City Council resolution demanding that the governor call for ...
New York State Black, Puerto Rican, Hispanic and Asian Legislative Caucus holds 43rd annual conference
Business, schmoozing and celebration were all on the agenda at the 43rd annual conference of the New York State Black, Puerto Rican, Hispanic and Asian Legislative Caucus this past weekend.
When Trenton Mayor Tony Mack was convicted of bribery, extortion, wire fraud and mail fraud in federal court earlier this month, he opted not to resign.
Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo announced a new statewide initiative to give incarcerated individuals the opportunity to earn a college degree
Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman announced that he will propose legislation that revises Section 8-b of the New York State Court of Claims Act