Bronx resident Gloria Rowe recently celebrated her 101st birthday at JASA’s Einstein Senior Center in Co-Op City during the center’s Black History Month celebration.
Beginning Friday, March 13 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. State Sen. James Sanders’ District Office (142-01 Rockaway Boulevard, South Ozone Park) will offer free tax preparation and filing for individuals and families earning less than $50,000.
In an effort to save money and help the environment, the state of New York will be banning plastic bags from stores starting March 1.
Congressman Hakeem Jeffries holds State of the District address at the Downtown Brooklyn Campus of Long Island University
Cong. Hakim Jeffries hosted his State of the District at the Long Island College, Brooklyn Campus on Monday, 24 February, 2020.
They were four ominous words about coronavirus from the federal entity established to promote and protect American health: "This might be bad."
Hundreds of thousands of New Yorkers could soon pay more rent for their public housing homes while also seeing a reduction in services under Trump Administration proposals.
Changes to the new "public charge" rule went into effect Monday, and it’s leading some immigrants to make drastic moves.
Thousands of mourners gathered in the Staples Center on Monday to say farewell to Kobe and Gianna Bryant.
Thousands of New York City Housing Authority residents were without water Sunday night after a water main break, officials said.
Check out who took home top honors at this year's NAACP Image Awards
The December 12th Movement is hosting its Pan African Forum in commemoration of the 1965 death of Malcolm X on Friday, Feb. 21 at the National Black Theater
Graduates of Medgar Evers College School of Science, Brooklyn College Health & Technology, and Health and Nutrition Sciences have announced that Medgar Evers’ students can receive priority admission consideration into the Master of Public Health program at SUNY Downstate Health Sciences University School of Public Health.
Rapper Pop Smoke was shot and killed in the Hollywood Hills, according to multiple reports.
Reports indicate that actress Ja'net DuBois has died.
Expect to see a new face on the debate stage.
In the midst of a legal battle challenging a new ban on broker fees statewide, a new report says city landlords are already trying to make up the difference.
Mayor Bill de Blasio endorsed Sen. Bernie Sanders in the race for president on Sunday.
As expected, this All-Star weekend has been largely about paying tribute to the life of Kobe Bryant.
Nikita Waligwa, a child actress who appeared in the 2016 Disney film Queen of Katwe, died of a brain tumor.
Great-great-great Hyacinth Bourne, 103, made her transition just one month after her 103rd birthday, in Bed Stuy, Brooklyn on Sunday, January 26, 2020.
On Thursday, February 6, 2020, Brooklyn activist Stefani Zinerman announced her candidacy for the 56th Assembly District at the Historical Weeksville Heritage Center.
Democratic presidential candidate and former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg was trending on Twitter Tuesday morning, but not for reasons likely to help his campaign.
Fifty-five years ago, the late Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. and civil rights leaders watched former President Lyndon B. Johnson sign the Voting Rights Act of 1965
Melanated Campout, LLC announces Melanated Campout Summer Edition in Cartersville, GA – June 5-7, 2020.
On Tuesday, February 11, NYC Census 2020 and its partner organizations are holding more than 60 civil rights-style teach-ins across all five boroughs to educate New Yorkers and encourage participation in the 2020 Census.
Politics is threatening to divide the NYPD in the wake of two shootings targeting police officers over the weekend.
New Yorkers may have said goodbye to broker fees too soon.
The founder of the South African multi-Grammy-Award-winning music group Ladysmith Black Mambazo, Joseph Shabalala, has died at age 78.
Janet Jackson is going on tour and releasing a new album this year.
A memorial service is set to be held in the Staples Center on Feb. 24 for Kobe Bryant.
Oprah Winfrey inspired over 15,000 people inside Barclays Center in Brooklyn Saturday as part of her 20/20 Vision Tour.
More than 50 years after Malcolm X was killed, the Manhattan district attorney’s office is looking into reopening the civil rights activist’s 1965 murder case.
To kick off Black History Month at Evander Childs Educational Campus, Council Member Andy King hosted his annual “Celebrating Our History" event with The Bronx Youth Empowerment Program.
Department of Consumer and Worker Protection urges qualified New Yorkers to take advantage of free tax prep
The Department of Consumer and Worker Protection Commissioner Lorelei Salas recently launched the Agency’s 18th annual tax season initiative and encouraged New Yorkers who earned $64,000 or less to file for free using NYC Free Tax Prep.
The Rev. Dr. LaKeesha Walrond, the first woman and first African American woman president at the New York Theological Seminary, hosts the 2020 Eleanor Moody-Shepherd Women’s Conference on Feb. 7, an annual conference dedicated to empowering female faith leaders across New York.
President Donald Trump will remain in office following a Senate vote to acquit him
The proposal to expand Lenox Terrace passed a major hurdle today, though many community members don't support it.
Rihanna will receive the President’s Award during the 51st NAACP Image Awards this month.
The mother of a Bronx man who died of an asthma attack in police custody has received a $2.55 million settlement from New York City.
Rapper 50 Cent was honored with a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame Thursday.
In a standing-room-only event, on Saturday, Jan. 25, South Ozone Park-based CEMOTAP hosted their forum entitled “The Meeting—Remembering Dr. Martin Luther King and The Honorable Elijah Muhammad.”
In honor of Martin Luther King Jr. Day, more than 500 community residents joined State Sen. Kevin Parker for his 16th Annual Martin Luther King Jr. Tribute Concert in conjunction with the A Shared Dream Foundation.
Majority Leader Laurie Cumbo joined Council colleagues in the City Hall Chambers to celebrate the 100th birthday of the Rev. James E. Blakely on Jan. 23, 2020, the oldest known African American Pearl Harbor veteran on record.
Amateur Night at the Apollo returns on Feb. 19 at 7:30 p.m. marking the 86th year of the signature program, and will introduce the new “Set It Off Man” Greginald Spencer.
New Yorkers are known for darting into traffic without heeding crosswalks and traffic lights.
Kobe Bryant inspired a generation of basketball players worldwide with sublime skills and an unquenchable competitive fire.
The Last Mile, a prison rehabilitation program based in San Quentin, California, offers prisoners free training on how to code
New York City teachers were forced to pass students who didn't do well on exams, they told NYC Councilman Robert Holden.
Finding money for college is not easy.
Lizzo and Billie Eilish have won their first career Grammys.