Black leaders speak condemning the "Unite The Right" rally in Charlottesville, Va. and President Donald Trump's handling of the situation.
One of Harlem's favorite summertime events "Sundae Sermon" returns this Sunday, Aug. 13.
As the field of presidential hopefuls appears to grow by the day, reports state that First Lady Grace Mugabe is now urging her husband to name a successor to be the next president of Zimbabwe.
There was more than just voting in the presidential polls in Kenya this week.
Wednesday, Aug. 2, State Sen. Kevin Parker delivered the keynote address at the third Annual New York Energy Revolution Summit.
The human body is cooled naturally when heat escapes from the skin and when sweat evaporates from the skin.
Brooklyn City Council Member Laurie A. Cumbo welcomes a baby boy.
Saturday, Aug. 5, from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m., the Malcolm Shabazz Harlem market, located on West 116th Street between Fifth avenue and Malcolm X Boulevard, will host its third annual Louis Armstrong Jazz Fest.
Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity, Inc. and Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, Inc. hosted their annual Blue and White Picnic in Prospect Park.
Elders and people from all ages attended the Brownsville Old Timers Weekend Block Party. The event celebrates the neighborhood's most valued members.
Thousands of people across New York City attended National Night Out events on Tuesday. The event brings together police and community members in an effort to combat violence.
The body of senior Kenyan election official Christopher Chege Msando was discovered this week on the outskirts of Nairobi, showing signs of torture, according to police.
Efforts by French officials to block humanitarian aid for African and other migrants seeking sanctuary at the port of Calais were forcefully rebuffed this week by France’s highest administrative court.
With his effervescent “Wear Moshood, Wear Yourself” essence, Lagos-to-Brooklyn fashion icon Moshood hosted his annual MOSHOOD/Afrikan spirit fashion show outside his flagship landmark store on Fulton Street in Fort Greene, Brooklyn.
Aging Black men are at much greater risk of dying prematurely of colorectal cancer than any other group in the United States, and they are less likely than their white counterparts to be diagnosed at an early stage of the disease.
Major elections are taking place in three African nations next month: in oil giant Angola, in East African powerhouse Kenya and in tiny, rapidly developing Rwanda.
When historians write Africa’s digital story, Kenya will likely assume its place as the cradle of the internet revolution on the continent.
Here is an example of what 100 years should look like.
A New York City-based African nonprofit socio-cultural organization known as the United Volta Association Inc., popularly referred as UVA, in conjunction with the African Studies faculty of Binghamton University, put up a splendid performance to mesmerize the audience gathered at the Adam Clayton Powell State Building on 125th Street last Saturday, July 8, 2017, at an African cultural show.
MTV hosted another "Wild 'N Out: LIVE from the Barbershop" pop-up in New York on Sunday at Well Connected Barbershop in Manhattan's Lower East Side.
The fifth annual Prostate Health Education Symposium is scheduled for Bethel AME Church of Freeport on Long Island, N.Y., Saturday, Aug. 5, at 9 a.m. and ending at 1 p.m.
Lavish lifestyles are nothing out of the ordinary in New York City, home of the rich and glamorous.
Rwandan President Paul Kagame may think he has a clear shot at winning the upcoming poll Aug. 4.
Approximately 400 families, caregivers and community organizations and a variety of agencies gathered at NYC Health + Hospitals/Lincoln in the Bronx for a health forum that provided insight into a disease that 5 million Americans are living with—Alzheimer’s disease.
Monday, July 17 marks three years since the police killing of Eric Garner. Family members, activists and the community gathered for events.
When Payal Aggarwal was just 6 years old, she visited her grandfather in India in the hospital.
A fire of unknown origins raced through the largest outdoor market in Zambia, destroying the livelihood of its many vendors.
Year after year, reports tell of a wide gap between the wages earned by men and those earned by women.
Since 2009, Harlem’s Kappa Omicron Chapter of the Omega Psi Phi Fraternity has committed to help the homeless and veterans who go without assistance and support. To date, the fraternity has raised more than $25,000 in their efforts.
Folks from the Gambia to the Gowanus and from the Songhay to Staten Island came to Brooklyn’s Commodore Barry Park to celebrate the 46th International African Arts Festival.
June 15 the Association to Benefit Children in celebration of Mayor David N. Dinkins’ 90th birthday held a special birthday dinner at the June Kelly Gallery.
Rwandans have marked the 23rd anniversary of Liberation Day, recalling the end of a genocidal war that took the lives of nearly 1 million men, women and children.
This season is one of accolades for some of Africa’s outstanding artists.
The widows of four Nigerian activists are entering their 22nd year of a long struggle for justice, and to hear them tell it, they’re in no way feeling tired.
More than three-quarters of patients with hypertension receiving care at NYC Health + Hospitals
Family and supporters gathered in Flatbush, Brooklyn, as they commemorated the fifth anniversary of the June 14, 2012, shooting death of Shantel Davis by NYPD Officer Philip Atkins.
The Dr. Mary Umolu Jazzy Jazz Festival will be held on nine Friday evenings, from July 7 to September 1, 2017. This year it will pay tribute to the legendary Lena Horne.
The day started out with rain but cleared up well before the noon start of the 2017 Youth Day Graduation Cookout Celebration, this past Saturday, hosted by New York City Council Member Andy King in collaboration with the Bronx Youth Empowerment Program.
Wednesday, June 21, 2017, was a day for celebrating seniors, but all were welcome as Roz Nixon Entertainment hosted “Celebrating Jazz, Salsa & Motown.”
The initials stand for Black Economic Empowerment, and the prospect thrilled many South Africans who had seen the wealth of their nation drained away during years of oppressive white rule.
If you're staying in the city this Fourth of July weekend there's plenty to do around town.
City public pools are open for the summer season.
The derailment of an A Train at 125th Street leaves 34 people injured and causes significant disruptions to the subway system.
June 18, 1909: Nannie Burroughs opens a national training school for women.
The Board for the Education of People of African Ancestry will be hosting their 19th annual tribute to Professor John Henrik Clarke Sunday, July 30, at the Mt. Pisgah Baptist Church at 212 Tompkins Ave. in Brooklyn.
On Nov. 7, 2017, when voters go to the polls to cast their ballot for candidates for various elective offices, including governor and mayor, there’s another part of that ballot—toward the end—that might affect voters as much, if not even more.
This week the Amsterdam News Educational Foundation honored women rising in the field of science as the paper celebrated its 108th anniversary.
Airline industry and ministry officials attending Aviation Festival Africa and Airports Show Africa heard some good news and some not so good news.
Mo Tuccu, a British national from Eritrea, was visiting friends at Grenfell Tower with his wife Amal Ahmedin and 3-year-old daughter Amaya.
A pregnant mother of four was shot and killed by Seattle police after she confronted officers with a knife, authorities said Sunday.