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14-year-old faces life in prison for allegedly killing teen at Brooklyn basketball court: DA

Aaron Nathaniel has been charged with second-degree murder and criminal possession of a weapon, according to the DA.

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Student brings toy gun to Manhattan high school, prompting multi-campus lockdown: sources

A student brought a fake gun to A. Philip Randolph Campus High School in Manhattan Thursday, prompting the campus and adjacent City College to temporarily lockdown, according to sources.

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Harlem celebrates the FONY festival

Gerard Koala, the coordinator of the FONY festival, told the Amsterdam News that this FONY festival was created in 2015, and its goal is to promote Burkina Faso and African culture in the USA.

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ESSENCE hosts inaugural Black Love Gala: an ultimate celebration of Black love

As the weather was cooling down in New York City over the past weekend, the love was heating up at ESSENCE’s inaugural Black Love Gala: the ultimate celebration of Black love.

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Senators urge Trump Administration to halt deportation of Mauritanians

Harris, Thompson, Nadler, Lofgren, Beatty Lead Lawmakers in Letter to Urge Administration to Halt Deportation of Black Mauritanians

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Freeze warning, watch issued as cold weather dwells in tri-state area

A freeze warning will go into effect in parts of upstate New York as a weak front will approach the tri-state area, bringing a reinforcing shot of cool air to the region.

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New safety plan announced at Horizon Juvenile Center after violence

After two weeks of violent clashes inside the Horizon Juvenile Center, New York City officials announced several reforms Thursday to improve security and teen engagement inside the facility.

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EXCLUSIVE: A first look at the upcoming gospel film 'Revival! The Experience'

The Amsterdam News is proud to share an exclusive first look at Harry Lennix's upcoming film "REVIVAL! The Experience"

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Sharpton hosts NAN Triumph Awards

Tuesday, Oct. 9, 2018, folks put on their glad rags, sparkles and bright smiles and headed down to Manhattan’s Jazz at Lincoln Center for the Rev. Al Sharpton’s National Action Network Triumph Awards.

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Nigeria Independence Day Parade takes Manhattan

Nigerians, Africans within and outside the continent and the entire diaspora (the Caribbean was well represented) came out Oct. 6, 2018, the first Saturday of October, to celebrate Africa’s most populous nation’s 58th Independence Day.

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