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Thanksgiving Day celebrated in the city

The spirit of Thanksgiving was felt across the city as people came together to celebrate the holiday with food and camaraderie.

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NYU McSilver Institute announces Dr. Christina M. Greer as the 2018 McSilver Fellow in Residence

The McSilver Institute for Poverty Policy and Research at New York University Silver School of Social Work, has announced Dr. Christina M. Greer, associate professor of political science at Fordham University and media commentator, as the 2018 McSilver Fellow in Residence.

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Humble providing more meals for locals

Chief Master Sabu and the Humble School of Martial Arts will be hosting its 37th annual Humble Thanksgiving feeding festivity Nov. 23, 2017.

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NJMH holds gala at Schomburg

Tuesday, Nov. 14, 2017, at the historic Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture in Harlem, the National Jazz Museum in Harlem hosted its Third Annual Fall Benefit Concert, Uptown in Autumn

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NYULYP hosts discussion on recreating Black Wall Street

The New York Urban League Young Professionals recently hosted its National Day of Empowerment at Moody’s in Downtown Manhattan.

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Is Oprah Winfrey replacing Charlie Rose on 'CBS This Morning?'

Multiple reports indicate that CBS is "begging" media personality and businesswoman Oprah Winfrey to replace disgraced news anchor Charlie Rose as co-host of "CBS This Morning."

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City Council holds joint on housing, homelessness and safety

Earlier this week, Council Member Jumaane Williams , Deputy Leader and Chair of Council's Housing and Buildings Committee, and Council Member Stephen, Chair of the Committee on General Welfare held a hearing on two bills that relate to housing and homelessness.

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Brooklyn BP Eric Adams delivers 15,000 pounds of turkey and trimmings to needy Brooklynites

Last Friday, Brooklyn Borough President Eric L. Adams distributed 15,000 pounds of food, including turkeys and healthy trimmings, to more than 100 local food pantries and houses of worship that are serving Brooklynites in need this Thanksgiving.

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GoFundMe and Thurgood Marshall College Fund team up to help HBCU students pay for college

GoFundMe recently announced a partnership with Thurgood Marshall College Fund (TMCF), the nation's largest organization exclusively representing the Black College Community.

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Andra Day and Common to perform at Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade

Grammy Award–nominated singer-songwriter Andra Day is singing "Stand Up for Something," from the film Marshall on the Girl Scout float at the 91st Macy's Thanksgiving Parade.

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