"Love & Hip Hop" star Yandy Smith tied the knot with Mendeecees Harris held a brunch before taking vows on live television on Sunday.
Every year on May 19, Malcolm X's birthday, marchers' make their way down 125th Street in Harlem to ensure that businesses close from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. in honor of the beloved leader.
The Shabazz Family and X Legacy are hosting a birthday celebration for the late el-Hajj Malik el-Shabazz, known as Malcolm X.
Hundreds of military personnel from the U.S. Coast Guard, Navy and Marines are taking a bite of the Big Apple during the 27th Annual Fleet Week
Students, faculty and the community came together to remember Medgar Evers College dean Dr. Darrick Griffith at a candlelight vigil on the campus
More than 30 New York City street artists showcased their work this weekend in the "Love It or Hate It" art show.
Best known for his down-home style and recognizable guitar skills, blues legend B.B. KIng has died.
Music legend Stevie Wonder turns 65 and we're opening up the archives of our rare photos of his career.
Reports indicate that the man wanted by police for several random hammer attacks was gunned down by officers in Midtown.
New York City Comptroller Scott M. Stringer and AARP New York State Director Beth Finkel kicked off the 2015 Shred Day event series in front of the Union Settlement Association in East Harlem on Monday.
Dane County District Attorney Ismael Ozanne announced Monday that the white officer who shot biracial, 19-year-old Tony Robinson Jr. in Madison, WI in March will not face charges.
The Alhambra Ballroom in Harlem is hosting a bridal expo and fashion show on Sunday, May 17 from 3pm to 7pm.
Rapper and actor Common recently performed in Harlem with two exclusive performances of UP CLOSE & PERSONAL WITH COMMON at Madiba Harlem at MIST.
Reports indicate George Zimmerman was involved in a shooting in the Lake Mary, Fla. near Orlando on Monday.
Governor Andrew Cuomo announced Monday the launch of a multi-agency Enforcement Task Force that will move immediately to prevent unlawful practices and unsafe working conditions in the nail salon industry.
A week after six police officers in Baltimore are arrested on charges including from murder and manslaughter for the death of Freddie Gray, U.S. Attorney General Loretta Lynch announced the launching of an investigation of the Baltimore Police Department (BPD).
Harlem's crowned jewel, the Apollo Theater, announced its programming for the 2015-2016 season.
As the FDNY celebrates its 150th anniversary this week, we take a look at the history of African Americans in the Department.
Hundreds of demonstrators gathered in downtown Manhattan on Friday to participate in the annual May Day rally.
Baltimore City State’s Attorney Marilyn J. Mosby was thrust into the spotlight since the police death of Freddie Gray.
Baltimore City State’s Attorney Marilyn J. Mosby announced Friday that all six officers involved in the the death of Freddie Gray are being charged.
The surviving family members of New Yorkers killed by the police over the past decades brought their demand for a special prosecutor for police killings directly to Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s Capitol office in Albany.
The honorable Chief Apostle William Lee Bonner, a spiritual leader and book author who built an international organization, landmark educational institutions and churches, and reached millions in his ministry, passed away Friday, April 3.
Thousands gather in Union Square Wednesday night for a peaceful demonstration organized by Millions March NYC for police brutality victim Freddie Gray.
Reports indicate that a federal agent in Detroit fatally shot a Black man 10 times who was allegedly wielding a hammer on Monday triggering demonstrations in the Motor City.
Community leaders advocate for calm in Baltimore as the city moves forward and peaceful protests take place.
Help from around the world is needed after the 7.8 magnitude earthquake that hit Nepal over the weekend continues to have a devastating aftermath as the death tolls rises.
Effort follows court decision declaring irrational laws unconstitutional
Loretta Lynch takes her place in history this week as the U.S. Senate confirms as the first African American female U.S. Attorney General but who is she?
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.
First Lady Michelle Obama will deliver the commencement address at Tuskegee University’s 130th Spring Commencement Ceremony.
Lifetime premieres its newest reality series “Bama State Style” featuring the Alabama State University Mighty Marching Hornets.
Reports indicate that R&B singer Johnny Kemp has died.
Funeral services for Dr. Yosef A. A. Ben-Jochannan held at the Abyssinian Baptist Church in Harlem
The following photos of Mumia Abu-Jamal were taken on April 6, 2015. He was taken to the hospital previously due to issues with diabetes.
In celebration of her 100th birthday, the Apollo Theater inducts jazz singer Billie Holiday into its Walk of Fame.
Families and students are getting misinformation about full scholarships available at HBCUs.
The FDNY responds to a five-alarm fire and partial building collapse in Manhattan’s East Village.
South Sudan’s Democratic Army Cobra Faction announced its third release of child soldiers as agreed in a pact with the government signed last May.
Grammy-award winning R&B singer Brandy Norwood is set to join the cast of the musical Chicago in her Broadway debut.
Aretha Franklin celebrated her birthday in style this weekend at a star-studded affair at the Ritz-Carlton Hotel in Manhattan.
Get ready to dig deeper into your pocket to get around. A fare hike on public transportation by the MTA is now is effect.
The bloody beating of a Black, unarmed college honors student is the latest police brutality incident caught on camera that’s fueling outrage across the nation.
Saturday, March 7, the Renaissance Health Care Network and Harlem Hospital community advisory boards held their Joint Legislative Breakfast at Harlem Hospital Center.
Two teenagers of North African descent, running from police, were electrocuted in a power substation 10 years ago. The officers will finally stand trial this week.
Journalists, activists, hip-hop artists and a U.S. diplomat were rounded up by police at a pro-democracy event Sunday in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, sponsored in part by the U.S. government.
An internal war is roiling the administration of President Ernest Bai Koroma of Sierra Leone, with Vice President Samuel Sam-Sumana at dead center.
Starbucks newest initiative is getting a lot of buzz, however, not the conversation the coffee chain hoped to spark.
Graduation rates for Black and Hispanic students increased by nearly 4 percentage points from 2011 to 2013, according to new data from the U.S. Department of Education’s National Center for Education Statistics.
Nearly 600 female leaders in the business, finance and nonprofit sectors came together at Cipriani 42nd Street for United Way of New York City’s Women’s Leadership Council’s (WLC) ninth annual Power of Women to Make a Difference award luncheon.