Nia Sanders is a Summer 2014 editorial intern at the Amsterdam News and rising senior at SUNY Albany with a double major in History and Sociology. She has a great interest in the communications field and looks to apply her sociological and historical knowledge in her communications work.
Tanya Fields has not slowed down since creating her nonprofit group the BLK Projek in 2009. Her “projek” provides women of color living in disadvantaged areas of New York City with access to local food and entrepreneurial and career activities.
Starting today, New York City employees can use paid sick leave. The Paid Sick Leave law, which went into effect April 1st, allows employees to have no more than forty hours of sick leave.
Actress Alexandra Shipp will replace Zendaya in the Lifetime biopic "Aaliyah: Princess of R&B."
"Dear White People" is catching the attention of many since its premiere at the Sundance Film Festival.
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Journalist and news anchor Arthel Neville could be just another television personality, but her background and talent exudes distinctiveness in more ways than one. A pioneer of sorts, Neville continues to make herself a household name in the journalism field.
Harlemites and visitors from around the world are invited to picnic on the grass and enjoy outdoor music and performance Sunday, the first day of the monthlong Harlem Week cultural celebration uptown.
R&B singer Deborah Cox will cover Whitney Houston's songs in Houston's Lifetime biopic, "I Will Always Love You: The Whitney Houston Story."
The President will speak at the Walker Jones Education Foundation Center in Washington D.C today about the new commitments he has in store for his initiative, "My Brother's Keeper."
Nigerians and Americans of all ages stood in front of Nigeria House, the Consulate General of Nigeria, in Manhattan with signs that said “Bring Back Our Girls” and “Freedom Now for Kidnapped #NigerianGirls.”
Gun violence is ripping through the nation. While it’s only the second weekend in July, already the shootings are mounting. Some folks walk around saying, “Parks aren’t safe. Walking to the store isn’t safe. Chilling on the block isn’t always safe.” Stats speak to a frightening gun violence surge.