Dana Gethers, 20, IS a Hunter College junior set to graduate in the Spring of 2015 with a major in English Literature and minor in Media. With her heart set on pursuing a career in journalism or publishing upon obtaining her Master's degree, Dana keeps busy. She is a full-time student as well as a babysitter and tutor for a wonderful Harlem family. In addition, Dana is an avid reader, a dog-lover, a proud churchgoer, and a sister to four. She is joining the Amsterdam News staff for the Spring 2014 internship semester.
NYPD officers handed out fliers on April 2nd near the notorious intersection of 125th street and Lenox Ave where several deadly accidents have taken place in the past few years. The fliers warned about the dangers of double parking for drivers and pedestrians.
HeyFranHey.com founder Francheska Medina, hosted a ‘Hey Healthy Hair’ meet-up on March 29, answering any and every question from New Yorkers interested in a more holistic approach to taking care of their hair, skin, and bodies.
This past Friday, the Bronx’s Lincoln Hospital, which houses New York City’s busiest single site emergency room, according to the New York City Health and Hospitals Corporation, unveiled newly renovated facilities.
Brooklyn native Jonathan Fleming, 51, has been exonerated after being falsely convicted of murder in August 1989 and spending over 24 years in prison.
The Human Rights Project at the Urban Justice Center, UJC, has released its 6th annual New York City Council Human Rights Report Card. The report card which assigns city council members a grade of A, B or C bases marks on their legislative records for the year; bills implemented in areas pertinent to human rights are awarded points.
New Voices in Black Cinema focused the spotlight on Black females in film for Women’s History Month.
The Downtown Brooklyn Neighborhood Alliance (DBNA) Meditation Room inside Brooklyn’s Barclays Center has officially opened after recent renovations
Nigerian author Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie visited the Schomburg Library in Harlem for the first stop on her book tour
Four families have alleged that a NYC public school principal and teacher at PS 235 is bullying their students.
The annual National Puerto Rican Day Parade may not take place this year as some of the parade’s original board members have resigned and members of the community are unsure about what this will mean for the parade set to take place on June 8.