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Medgar Evers hosts 2016 annual Spring Luncheon for Scholarship and Leadership

The Community Council for Medgar Evers 2016 annual Spring Luncheon for Scholarship and Leadership was held at the Medgar Evers College Science Building Atrium Cafeteria

Dysfunction persists in Nigeria, despite power shift

Despite the guiding hand of a new president and a massive bailout by the federal government last year, salaries of government workers in most of Nigeria’s 36 states have not been paid, in some cases for as long as nine months.

Rivals settling old scores Imperil Burundi

Like a train without brakes, Burundi is barreling towards a collision of ethnic and political factions, with an alarming number of fatalities already reported among Hutus and Tutsis.

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Papa Wemba, or Jules Shungu Wembadio Pene Kikumba, was rebellious, prolific, a style icon, at times notorious and always innovative.

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'RHOA' star Cynthia Bailey showcases eyewear line in New Jersey

Black-owned optical store Elegant Eyes recently held its spring trunk show event featuring reality TV star Cynthia Bailey.

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First Lady Michelle Obama hosts college signing event in Harlem

As part of her Reach Higher initiative, First Lady Michelle Obama celebrates her signature College Signing Day at the Harlem Armory on Tuesday.

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Sharpton to hold Prince tribute and host family of George Tillman at weekly rally

Rev. Al Sharpton is honoring the legacy of late superstar Prince and hosting the family of George Tillman.

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Earth Day: 10 things you can do now to help the planet

April 22 is Earth Day and organizations and groups around the world a advocating the need for people to take necessary steps to help the environment.

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Two indoor world records set during inaugural Armory NYC Indoor Marathon

Two new world records were rewritten Saturday afternoon, April 9, 2016, at the New Balance Track & Field Center at the Armory during the Indoor World Record Challenge portion of the three-day inaugural Armory NYC Indoor Marathon.

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Muhammed Mosque No. 7 hosts healthy eating seminar

Muhammad Mosque No. 7 is hosting the live seminar.

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