Now that white men between the ages of 18 and 44 top the number of addicts in the nation dying of overdoses of heroin, or smack, lawmakers, law enforcement officers, the medical profession and civic leaders are taking notice.
Many Americans watching the presidential primaries are left wondering what has happened to the nation politically.
This time of year always warms my heart. It seems everywhere I turn there is someone graduating from elementary school, high school, college or a graduate program.
This year has been, without question, the best year for actors, producers, directors and other theatrical professionals of color on Broadway.
As the esteemed essayist and philosopher Ralph Waldo Emerson once wrote in an essay titled “Intellect,” “God offers to every mind its choice between truth and repose. Take which you please. You can never have both.”
This is interesting, but probably not very surprising: according to a report released last week, the black population in the city’s “gentrifying” communities – places like Central Harlem, Brownsville, Bedford-Stuyvesant and Morrisania, just to name a few -- declined by ...
It is ironic that many New Yorkers are not aware of the Right to Know Act, the legislative package that aims to protect them while promoting communication, transparency and accountability between them and the New York Police Department.
A leading advocacy voice in the minority community on communications policy has lent its voice to the growing debate over free data.
Wednesday, the People’s Organization for Progress, led by activist Larry Hamm, held a march and rally commemorating the 48th anniversary of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s Poor People’s Campaign to End Poverty and Racism and to Demand an Economic Bill ...
Not since the 1964 election, when Democrat Lyndon Johnson defeated conservative Republican Sen. Barry Goldwater, has the difference between the candidates at the top of the national tickets of the two major parties been so stark.
U.S. Navy Veteran Patrice Porter shares her thoughts on Black women posing int he highly publicized photo at West Point Military Academy.
Last week, the New York City Council approved a bag fee of $0.05 on all plastic bags.
May 19th marks the 91st anniversary of the birth of El-Hajj Malik El-Shabazz, Malcolm X. Now more than ever, his prophetic 1964 “The Ballot or the Bullet” speech resonates for Black people during this 2016 presidential election year...
No one has quite been able to put a finger on it, but there is something definitely afoot in America, with an alarming rise in suicides among individuals between the ages of 35 and 64.
AmNews Publisher and Editor in Chief Elinor Tatum shares how children view Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump.