Teaneck Township Mayor Lizette P. Parker has died. Parker passed away Sunday morning after being taken to Holy Name Medical Center in New Jersey for respiratory issues. She was 44.
Dr. Phyllis Harrison-Ross ‘Champions of Change’ Public Service Awards honor Eric Holder and Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand
Former U.S. Attorney General Eric. H. Holder Jr. and U.S. Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand are being presented with Dr. Phyllis Harrison-Ross “Champions of Change” Public Service Awards at the New York Society of Ethical Culture’s Champions of Change 2016 awards program May 5.
Walking down Harlem's Lenox Avenue, Bobbi Humphrey can't help but stop every few feet to...
President Barack Obama is scheduled to deliver the keynote address at Howard University during the school’s graduation ceremony May 7 in Washington, D.C.
The December 12th Movement, the Center for the Study of Law and Culture at Columbia University and the Black Vote Coalition are hosting “The Great Debate In Harlem” Monday, April 11 at 6:30 p.m. at Columbia University Law School, located at 435 W. 116th St. and Amsterdam Avenue.
Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton came to Harlem Tuesday to drum up support during the final weeks before the New York primary.
Over 50 Howard University students are spending their spring break volunteering at community sites in Newark.
Two mothers alleging teachers denied children bathroom privileges and were punished for walking up the stairs too slowly at Success Academy School met with officials in Albany Thursday to make their plea to lawmakers.
Black community leaders in Staten Island came together Saturday for the 11th annual Staten Island Black History Town Hall Meeting in Stapleton.
The United States Postal Service in the Northern New Jersey District unveiled a commemorative Black Heritage Stamp featuring Bishop Richard Allen, founder of the African Methodist Episcopal Church this week.
Essex County College is offering two new scholarships to Newark high school seniors living within the Newark Housing Authority.
More than 170 elementary students from Newark, N.J., are getting the opportunity to sing and dance on stage at NJPAC’s Prudential Hall.
Having less access to resources such as recreational programs, parks and full-service grocery stores have a greater impact on the nation’s childhood obesity rate than race, according to a recent report.
Jesus Morales has been homeless and living on the streets for the past 15 years. On Oct. 2 in East Harlem, he was one of three homeless people who were the victims of NYPD officers who tossed his belongings into the trash, deepening the pain of having no place to call home.
Wednesday, a mistrial was declared in the case of Baltimore police officer William Porter. Jurors said they could not reach a decision in the first of the trials of the six officers who are charged in the death of Freddie Gray.
Marie Slaughter of Queens was recently honored at the Community Bridge House on her 50th birthday and for her 35 years of volunteer service.
Black police officer Mark Hunsinger recently filed suit against Medford Township Police Department and the township of Medford, N.J.
Money allotted by the city of Newark, N.J., is making way for the creation and ongoing support of community schools.
On World AIDS Day, the National Black Leadership Commission on AIDS received the 2015 Commissioner’s Special Recognition Award.
500 Men Making a Difference is collecting toys for the children and families of the Park Manor Shelter in Brooklyn.
The family of late civil rights leader Malcolm X have increased the icon’s presence online.
“We will make it a real ‘Black Friday,’” warned Minister Louis Farrakhan, “because there won’t be a Black person in sight.”
If you do a double take, you might not think that one of Ronnie Hernandez’s couture cakes is real.
There will be a Community Hearing on Housing Discrimination Against Formerly Incarcerated Persons.
Real estate mogul and activist Roy Donahue Peebles will speak at the Minority and Women Business Enterprise reception.
Famed baker Raven “Cakeman” Dennis is coming back uptown and is hosting a gala to celebrate.
Clean Slate is an upcoming warrant forgiveness where New York criminals with warrants can have them cleared without being arrested.
Irvington, N.J., is providing help for people who need to enroll or re-enroll in affordable health insurance plans.
Newark’s Economic and Housing Development department is working with the foundation and NJCC to create jobs.
Clifford Glover would have been 52 this year, but in 1973, when he was 10, he was shot and killed by an officer.
Activism and protests at America’s colleges and universities this week has put the spotlight on racism in higher education.
Study reveals that graduates of HBCU are more likely than Black graduates of other institutions to thrive in a number of areas of their lives.
Funeral services for 9-year-old shooting victim Lee were held Tuesday at St. Sabina Church in Chicago.
President Barack Obama traveled to Newark, N.J., this week to highlight the re-entry process of formerly incarcerated individuals.
Green Business Summit is coming to the city Thursday, Nov. 19.
Community Public Radio recently released new programming for its lineup.
The Ingersoll Community Center in Fort Greene, Brooklyn, is hosting a sleepover.
New Yorkers with conviction histories and their advocates are celebrating the New York City Fair Chance Act.
Corey Jones of West Palm Beach, Fla., is the latest name added to the list of Black men unjustly shot police.
Funeral services were held for 12-year-old Dejah Joyner at Union Baptist Church.
Funeral services were held on Friday in Hepstead, Long Island for 12-year-old Dejah Joyner at Union Baptist Church. The family and the community continue to mourn for her death as police continue to look for her killer.
Academy Award-winning actress Lupita Nyong’o makes an appearance uptown at MIST Harlem for a conversation.
Reports released this week indicate that for-profit colleges, such as the University of Phoenix and Everest College, continue to receive tens of millions of dollars from the U.S. Department of Education, even after the department found the schools to be predatory and abusive.
Professor Ricky Jones, who served 13 years behind bars, is receiving the Citizens Against Recidivism Award.
Thousands came out for what is dubbed the “Largest Black Parade in America,” the 46th annual African-American Day Parade Sunday in Harlem.
Mayor Bill de Blasio recently announced a multi-agency strategy to reduce demand and supply for synthetic cannabinoids, often sold under the brand name K2, among others.
Community leaders in Harlem gathered at Lincoln Houses Monday, advocating that all NYCHA residents be kept safe after the 2013 murder Olivia Brown.
Community leaders have long had the solution to cut down on violence in the city.
Dubbed the “Largest Black Parade in America,” thousands came out for the 46th Annual African-American Day Parade on Sunday in Harlem.
The Source magazine and the North Star Group hosts SOURCE360, taking place throughout the Brooklyn Cultural District, from Sept. 17 to Sept. 20.