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.
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.
Actress and singer Zendaya announced on June 30th that she will no longer play Aaliyah in the late-singer's Lifetime biopic.
Albany County's 2012 Cyberbullying law was struck down on Tuesday.
Today marks the 50th anniversary of the Civil Rights Act of 1964.
A memorial service will be held for jazz musician Horace Silver on Monday, July 7th at the St Augustine of Hippo Episcopal Church, located on 290 Henry Street in Manhattan.
Nigerians and Americans of all ages stood in front of the Nigeria house in Manhattan with signs that said 'Bring Back Our Girls" and "Freedom Now for Kidnapped #NigerianGirls."
This summer marks the beginning of the Miss National United Negro College Fund [UNCF] Coronation Pageant.
The New York State Assembly and Senate passed the Community Risk and Resiliency Act on Thursday in response to the recent extreme weather events and the impact it has had on New York resident.
Black Panther Sekou Kambui was granted parole on June 18th and is in the process in transitioning to a halfway house.