The Metro-Manhattan Chapter of the Links, Inc. hosted a book signing party for Barbara Smith and Dan Gasby in honor of their new book “Before I Forget.” More than 150 people attended the talk and reception Wednesday, May 4.
The United Palace House of Inspiration honored the Rev. Dr. Eula M. Dent Eikerenkoetter for her 50 years of stewardship, service and contributions to Reverend Ike Ministries and the greater United Palace community.
Music legend Stevie Wonder turns 66 and we're opening up the archives of our rare photos of his career.
Brooklyn District Ken Thompson dismisses charges against a letter carrier whose U.S. Postal Service vehicle was left unattended following his arrest.
ImageNation Cinema Foundation is hosting a night of rare animation and discussion on race centering on the 11 banned and controversial Looney Tunes and Merrie Melody cartoons.
The Apollo Theater is hosting 11th Annual Spring Gala on Monday, June 13.
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
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.
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.
Papa Wemba, or Jules Shungu Wembadio Pene Kikumba, was rebellious, prolific, a style icon, at times notorious and always innovative.
Black-owned optical store Elegant Eyes recently held its spring trunk show event featuring reality TV star Cynthia Bailey.
As part of her Reach Higher initiative, First Lady Michelle Obama celebrates her signature College Signing Day at the Harlem Armory on Tuesday.
Rev. Al Sharpton is honoring the legacy of late superstar Prince and hosting the family of George Tillman.
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.
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.
Muhammad Mosque No. 7 is hosting the live seminar.
Saturday, April 16, the Canarsie community will be invited to partake in “A Call to Healing” from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Brooklyn Generation School at the South Shore Educational Complex.
Bronx Borough President Rubén Díaz Jr. invites the public to the workshop “Successfully Applying for Affordable Housing,” Wednesday April 13
State Sen. Bill Perkins hosted an event honoring local tech-savvy women.
The Franciscan Handmaids of the Most Pure Heart of Mary celebrated its centennial gala last Tuesday, March 29.
Candle lighting, a minute of silence, the laying of wreaths and other memorial ceremonies will be held this week when Rwanda recalls the genocide in 1994 that took 800,000 lives.
Liberia is working on their education system with help from the U.S.
The second season of hit comedy series Mann & Wife, starring Daivd and Tamela Mann premieres Tuesday, April 5
The First Lady will deliver the commencement address at City College in June.
Instrumentalist and bandleader Benny Carter is the the focus of this year’s Jazz Appreciation Month celebration set for April. The theme is chosen by the Smithsonian Institution’s National Museum of American History.
Tech hubs and incubators in Africa are expected to number close to 300 by year’s end, and in some surprising locations.
WKTU 103.5 FM is hosting "Big Hits Throwback Fest" at the Prudential Center.
Highlights from the Armory Foundation in Washington Heights.
The National Action Network is celebrating 25 years April 13-16 at the Sheraton Times Square Hotel.
The New York City Council voted to pass bills banning domestic violence housing discrimination and strengthening energy and environmental construction.
A massive affordable housing preservation project will repair apartments, improve the buildings and keep the rents of 358 apartments affordable to low-income families for the next 30 years.
The Coalition to Transform Interfaith introduced and welcomed LaRay Brown, the newly appointed CEO for Interfaith Medical Center.
Over 275 guests came out to celebrate the achievements of five local high schools at the Children's Defense Fund-New York annual "Beat the Odds Gala," in New York City.
Even with a $5 million prize, the search to find an effective African leader is still a challenge.
Hotel developers are eyeing the Karura Forest as the building ground for a new five-star hotel.
NBA All-Star and New York Knicks legends John Starks and Larry Johnson are being awarded the Community Partner Award on behalf of the Garden of Dreams Foundation enCourage Kids Foundation Gala this week
A new mobile app or website could be on it's way for city residents who want to apply for affordable housing, find jobs, pay parking tickets as well as manage other city services.
Two women who serve as presidents of historically Black colleges are speaking at Harlem’s Abyssinian Baptist Church Sunday during the church’s 63rd Women’s Day Celebration.
Sen. Kevin Parker joined more than 150 young girls and Queen Geniuses founder President Regine Roy for the fourth annual Girls Empowerment Conference at Medgar Evers College this past Saturday.
Interfaith Medical Center’s Department of Dental Medicine granted elementary school students from PS 243 free dental screenings at a Give Kids a Smile event in Brooklyn.
Imagenation is hosting a free Oscar Boycott Party in Harlem on Sunday.
Councilwoman Debi Rose will honor several veterans in her annual celebration of Black History Month at the St, Philip's Baptist Church in Staten Island.
The New York African Chorus Ensemble will be hosting a musical event that showcases performances from cultures all over the world.
A fifteen year old Bronx teen has died while on a mission trip in Africa.
A Brooklyn DA works to clear the name of a woman wrongfully convicted of manslaughter eighteen years ago.
Queens Assemblywoman Barbara M. Clark has died Monday.
Reports indicate that former New York City Mayor David Dinkins is doing better after being hospitalized for pneumonia.
“Trade/itions” is a two-day symposium event that will explore the points of orisha intersections through an artistic, activist and 21st-century lens.
Convent Avenue Baptist Church in Harlem will again serve as host of Double Treble, the dynamic duo of Roderick Demmings Jr. and Karl Van Richards as they put on a special performance in honor of Black History Month.
Vy Higginsen’s Mama Arts Foundation is holding auditions for the Gospel For Teens program.