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Heavy rain to make for messy evening commute Tuesday

Keep your umbrellas handy! The sun didn’t stay too long, and heavy rain is expected to cause a messy Tuesday evening commute.

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Who’s hurting Black girls in school?

Women in the Room Productions announced its premiere schedule for “Pushout: The Criminalization Of Black Girls in Schools”, Friday.

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Sharpton looks to comfort families after police shootings

A life taken at the hands of police. A grieving family. A divided nation. A stirring eulogy by the Rev. Al Sharpton.

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NYPD sergeant fatally shoots man in the Bronx in third police-involved shooting in the city this week

A man was fatally shot by police during a Bronx traffic stop Thursday in what is the third police-involved shooting in the city this week, the NYPD.

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City Council votes to close Rikers Island jail complex

New York City lawmakers voted to close the jail complex on Rikers Island Thursday through the approval of new zoning legislation.

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Exercise—key to avoiding heart disease, diabetes

Exercise is an important key to avoiding both cardiovascular disease and diabetes.

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Rev. Dr. Lakeesha Walrond to be first female, first Black female in 119-year-history of New York Theological Seminary

On Thursday, October 24, the trustees of the New York Theological Seminary will host the inauguration of Rev. Dr. Lakeesha Walrond at Riverside Church in New York.

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A full menu for fun-filled holiday festivities

When holiday gatherings turn into all-day events, having meals ready from morning to night becomes an important part of seasonal hosting.

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Civil rights groups go to trial in New York to stop voter suppression

The trial begins this week in a voting rights case that will affect hundreds of thousands of voters in New York City and statewide.

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Reel Sisters honors pioneering cultural icon/activist/author Nana Camille Yarbrough

On Friday, Oct. 11, 2019, Reel Sisters of the Diaspora Film Festival & Lecture Series honored award-winning performance artist, author and cultural activist Camille Yarbrough with their distinguished Reel Sisters Hattie McDaniel Award.

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