As consumers across the U.S. gear up for holiday deals on sales merchandise, this Black Friday, a coalition urges buyers to make it a Shop Black Week.
Boston resident Rachel Valerio thought her $90-a-night Airbnb apartment in New York City was a good deal until...
Four African American women known as the “Hidden Figures” who worked at NASA during the Space Race are being awarded Congressional Gold Medals, the highest civilian award in the US.
US Senator and Democratic presidential candidate Kamala Harris introduced legislation this week intended to align the school day with the traditional workday to reduce the burden of childcare on working families.
Atatiana Jefferson’s father dies less than a month after his daughter was killed by a police officer
Marquis A. Jefferson, the father of Atatiana Jefferson, died Saturday at the age 59.
Michael Bloomberg, the billionaire former mayor of New York City, is opening the door to a 2020 Democratic presidential campaign.
Harlem held its fourth annual Heal the Land Prayer Walk Vigil on Saturday, Nov. 2, 2019.
NYC Health + Hospitals recently marked the five year anniversary of the treatment and recovery of NYC’s only confirmed Ebola patient, Dr. Craig Spencer, and urged federal officials to continue funding for hospital preparedness around Ebola and other special pathogens.
James Johnson is named the new Corporation Counsel of New York City. He began his role Monday, Nov. 4, replacing Zachary Carter.
The Network for Women in Business recently announced the 8th Annual Small Business Boot Camp for Women taking place Saturday, Nov. 16, at the Radisson Hotel in New Rochelle, NY.
The Rotary Club of Harlem hosted its third annual “Food for the Soul” food packaging event uptown.
Coming straight off the heels of her global debut at Paris Almine Rech Gallery, artist Genesis Tramaine returns home to Brooklyn, with new work entitled “Hebrew Boys: Portals of Faith.”
On Saturday, Nov. 9 from 3-6 p.m., a book launch and fundraiser will be held for “Toni’s Room: A Poetic Journey to Restoration,”
Public Advocate Jumaane Williams declared victory in the election Tuesday night.
People in New York and New Jersey are headed to the polls Tuesday. There will be five questions on the ballot in New York City.
People carrying a white nationalist flag were caught on security cameras trying to film in front of a new memorial to lynching victim Emmett Till.
New York City Police Commissioner James O’Neill is expected to announce Monday that he’s leaving the force, police and City Hall sources tell PIX11 News.
A former Georgia police officer was sentenced to 12 years in prison Friday for the killing of a mentally ill, unarmed and naked Black man in 2015.
Democrat Beto O’Rourke has announced he’s dropping his 2020 presidential bid.
The “Live with Kelly and Ryan” studio was packed with celebrants last Thursday at a reception for the launch of “Following in Her Father’s Footsteps,” a beautifully illustrated book for 8-12 year-olds.
The Tau Omega Chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. and the National Action Network’s Youth Huddle partnered last weekend for an HBCU college fair at NAN’s headquarters in Harlem.
As part of a series of programs to celebrate the approaching 50th anniversary of Medgar Evers College, the academic schools of the college hosted on Monday, Oct. 21, 2019, a special lecture featuring the acclaimed journalist Linda Villarosa, who is the director of Journalism at City College of New York and an assistant professor of Media Communication Arts.
The Trustees of the New York Theological Seminary hosted the inauguration of Rev. Dr. LaKeesha Walrond at Riverside Church.
Harlem State Sen. Brian Benjamin recently held a press conference announcing legislation authorizing the city to use a “rainy day fund.”
The New York City Council voted to take disciplinary actions against Council Member Andy King.
The Bronx Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. recently earned the Eastern Regional Small Chapter of the Year by the sorority.
Jennifer Jones Austin, Chief Executive Officer and Executive Director of FPWA is named the first female Co-Host of the popular Sunday morning radio show “Open Line” on WBLS 107.5 FM.
Actor-comedian John Witherspoon, who memorably played Ice Cube's father in the "Friday" films, has died.
Communities across the nation mobilizing today to demand justice for African-American men and women who lost their lives during encounters with law enforcement.
Joining the Harlem community at the Touro College of Osteopathic Medicine (TouroCOM) and Pharmacy “Fall into Health Fair” Friday was NYS Assembly Member Inez Dickens.
The East New York community announced the celebration of the life of Uriah Theophilus Grey,
At the Apollo Theater in Harlem, Rev. Al. Sharpton and National Action Network recognized a range of leaders that are influencing Black culture at the annual Triumph Awards. Honorees included leaders in civil rights and social justice, the arts, entertainment, education, business, and sports
Hundreds of students attended the College & Career Fair held at Queens College Oct. 18, meeting the representatives of more than 100 colleges at a historic college fair.
The community wants action and answers in Lawrence Township after reports that two Black girls were on the receiving end of racial harassment at a local high school football game.
The Sylvia and Herbert Woods Scholarship Foundation’s 18th Anniversary Fundraiser is paying homage to the Harlem Renaissance Centennial by honoring Dapper Dan and Michael Garner.
The Tau Omega Chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. and the National Action Network’s Youth Huddle are partnering for an HBCU college fair on Saturday, Oct. 26, from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. at the House of Justice, 106 West 145 St. in Harlem.
Countless families have become entangled in the criminal justice system unexpectedly and against their will, despite their best efforts to raise their children the right way.
Former NYPD officer Daniel Pantaleo, who was fired in August for his role in the chokehold death of Eric Garner, filed a lawsuit Wednesday against New York City, his lawyer said.
Update or change your spending to make sure you’re making the right decisions for you.
The U.S. Postal Service announced new Forever stamps set to launch in 2020.
Keep your umbrellas handy! The sun didn’t stay too long, and heavy rain is expected to cause a messy Tuesday evening commute.
Women in the Room Productions announced its premiere schedule for “Pushout: The Criminalization Of Black Girls in Schools”, Friday.
A life taken at the hands of police. A grieving family. A divided nation. A stirring eulogy by the Rev. Al Sharpton.
NYPD sergeant fatally shoots man in the Bronx in third police-involved shooting in the city this week
A man was fatally shot by police during a Bronx traffic stop Thursday in what is the third police-involved shooting in the city this week, the NYPD.
New York City lawmakers voted to close the jail complex on Rikers Island Thursday through the approval of new zoning legislation.
Exercise is an important key to avoiding both cardiovascular disease and diabetes.
Rev. Dr. Lakeesha Walrond to be first female, first Black female in 119-year-history of New York Theological Seminary
On Thursday, October 24, the trustees of the New York Theological Seminary will host the inauguration of Rev. Dr. Lakeesha Walrond at Riverside Church in New York.
When holiday gatherings turn into all-day events, having meals ready from morning to night becomes an important part of seasonal hosting.
The trial begins this week in a voting rights case that will affect hundreds of thousands of voters in New York City and statewide.
On Friday, Oct. 11, 2019, Reel Sisters of the Diaspora Film Festival & Lecture Series honored award-winning performance artist, author and cultural activist Camille Yarbrough with their distinguished Reel Sisters Hattie McDaniel Award.