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Health experts at major AIDS confab city new infection surge

A massive turnout of activists, delegates, doctors and public health experts are settling in for this year’s International AIDS Conference in Durban, South Africa, where the good news is that survival rates have increased thanks to life-saving medications.

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2016 New York Urban League Classic cancelled

The New York Urban League announced that its annual football classic has been cancelled for 2016.

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Sharpton speaks on Baton Rouge police killings

Rev. Al Sharpton spoke Sunday at New Hope Baptist Church in Elizabeth, N.J., with over a dozen mothers in attendance that lost their children to police misconduct.

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Songwriter Alan Scott debuts music video featuring Eric Garner's mother

D.C. songwriter and music teacher Alan Scott debuts his new song “You Only See Me When I’m Gone,” which touches on the recent killings of Black Americans.

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Family, activists commemorate 2-year anniversary of Eric Garner death

Sunday, July 17 marks two years since the police killing of Eric Garner.

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Police Athletic League kids compete in summer tournaments

Come cheer on 30 of the Police Athletic League’s Double Dutch champions, in fifth through eighth grades, as they show off their skills and compete for the gold, silver and bronze medals at PAL’s Summer Day Camp Double Dutch Tournament.

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New shot clock will be used at all 29 NBA arenas during the 2016-17 season

NEW YORK, July 7, 2016—The NBA and TISSOT announced today the launch of a groundbreaking integrated timing system and a new shot clock with innovative LED glass technology developed exclusively for the league.

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Brooklyn senior citizens dance the night away at ‘senior’ prom

Recently, on a rainy evening, a team of dedicated community activists transformed a local middle school gymnasium into a dance hall for senior citizens from Central Brooklyn to party like it’s 1959 at a prom for Brooklynites 60 and older.

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Mayor David Dinkins celebrates his birthday with a fundraiser for Robert Jackson’s State Senate campaign

In front of a large crowd that included State Sen. Bill Perkins, Assemblyman Keith Wright and many education and community leaders, former Mayor David Dinkins celebrated his birthday at a fundraiser for Robert Jackson for State Senate at the home of Debbie Meyer and Eric Rosenthal.

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Queens of Queens

Resorts World Casino New York City recently hosted the Queens of Queens Dance Party at the Central Park event space.

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