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LES Girls Club opens huge new space

Having grown up in the Lower East Side, Rosario Dawson said there were not many opportunities for girls in the neighborhood.

Black churches slam Latino organizations silence on Trayvon Martin

The National Black Church Initiative is mystified and shocked at the Latino community’s refusal to condemn the George Zimmerman verdict

Greg X: Saving our youth from drugs

Based in South Jamaica, Queens, Greg, 50, is founder of the Brotherhood Foundation and works with the King of Kings Foundation.

City College student protestors supported in court

on Tuesday Khalil Vasquez and Tafadar “Taffy” Sourov were arraigned in Manhattan Criminal Court on charges connected to student demonstrations at City College.

Black organizations calling for "Black-Out" on Black Friday

Several Black organizations, including the National Coalition of Blacks for Reparations in America, the United Negro Improvement Association and the Malcolm X Grassroots Movement, are calling for Blacks not to spend money on Black Friday.

‘Bloomberg Strikes Back! Emergency Town Hall on Stop and Frisk’

A packed house attended the “Bloomberg Strikes Back! Emergency Town Hall on Stop and Frisk” on Thursday, Nov. 14 at Restoration Plaza in the Bedford-Stuyvesant section of Brooklyn. At the event, which was organized by the Communities United for Police ...

CARICOM upping pressure over ‘racist’ Dominican court ruling

The Caribbean community puts pressure on the Dominican Republic to suspend its racist stance on Hatian decedents

Remembering Daesean Hill shooting

Balloons sailed into the Sunday night sky at the corner of Sutter Avenue and Hendrix Street, now also known as Daesean Hill Drive.

Racist Dutch tradition comes under fire

When Santa Claus comes to town in Amsterdam, it’s not a cluster of elves leaping around the robust figure in red waving at cheering children and adults. Quincy Gario, Amsterdam, Black Pete, Zwarte Piet, blackface, Netherlanders,

Anti-corruption group taps Angolan blogger for prize

Bloggers from China and Angola will share the Integrity Prize for taking on corrupt elites in their respective countries despite great personal risk.

Supporters look for mayor-elect to follow through on promise to 'Central Park 5'

The next status conference on the “Central Park Five” case will be Tuesday, Nov. 12

Black Solidarity Day in Brooklyn a huge success

embracement of African values systems such as the principles of Kwanzaa was the message of the Pre-Black Solidarity Day Celebration

CUNY proposes limits on expressive activity, suspends student activists

Students and faculty worry CUNY's proposed Policy on Expressive Activity may be unconstitutional

Morales/Shakur Community Center replaced with corporate career center

The Guillermo Morales/Assata Shakur Community & Student Center at City College was taken by City College on Sunday, Oct 20

The Rev. Daughtry blocks Manhattan Bridge

On Sunday, Oct. 27, around 11:30 a.m., the Rev. Dr. Herbert Daughtry, veteran pastor and civil rights leader, along with church and community members, blocked the entrance to the Manhattan Bridge