The Free Black Women's Library heads uptown to the Studio Museum in Harlem on Sunday, Oct. 22 from 12 p.m. to 5 p.m.
Reports indicate that Washington D.C. law enforcement has given the all clear at Howard University after reports of an active shooter.
Activist Tamika Mallory believes she was the victim of racial targeting after she was kicked off of an American Airlines flight from Miami to New York over a dispute involving a seat on the plane.
Special events and programs are scheduled to occur throughout the week. The park will feature a film series and live entertainment by various groups and organizations, and libation ceremonies will be conducted.
The Jacob K. Javits Convention Center hosted Circle of Sisters, a one-day event that was held Sept. 30 2017.
The Carter Burden Network, a nonprofit organization dedicated to promoting the well-being of New Yorkers aged 60 and over, hosted several community events Friday, Sept. 22, the 10th annual National Falls Prevention Awareness Day, aimed at reducing the risk of falls for NYC seniors.
Wednesday, Sept. 27, 2017, several New York City Council members proudly declared that they were “taking a knee” on the steps of City Hall in reaction to President Trump’s “profane condemnation of NFL players who do the same.”
College Choice has published a ranking of the 50 Best Historically Black Colleges and Universities for 2017.
Rev. Al Sharpton is the subject of a day-long Columbia University School of Journalism symposium examining the impact he has had on civil rights and urbanizing the doctrines of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. over the last 50 years.
Saturday, Sept. 16, 2017, Staten Islanders held their seventh annual Staten Island Black Heritage Family Day.
The National Council of Negro Women Co-Op City section is hosting their eighth annual Community Health Fair Saturday, Sept. 23, from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. at 177 Dreiser Loop, Room 4, in the Bronx.
Black firefighters in the FDNY have faced several challenges as the Department evolved over time.
The 50th annual West Indian Day Parade took place on Monday on Brooklyn's Eastern Parkway.
Several young men are headed back to school with a fresh cut thanks to Harlem barber Dennis Mitchell (aka “Denny Moe”).
Rev. Al Sharpton and the National Action network gathered with clergy from across the nation in Washington D.C. for the “Ministers March for Justice” on Monday.
Several organizations including the NAACP and the National Urban League are condemning the President Donald Trump's pardon of Sheriff Joe Arpaio.
The People’s Organization for Progress (P.O.P.) in Newark commemorates the 186th anniversary of the Nat Turner Rebellion.
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.