Patience Edet Goanue is a journalism major and graduating senior student at CUNY's York College where she currently serves as the news director of the college radio station YC Radio and as a reporter with the college newspaper, Pandora’s Box. She has more than ten years of experience as a broadcaster with the United Nations in post war Liberia, West Africa. In February 2008, representing Liberia, she joined four other African journalists from Ghana, Rwanda, Tanzania and Benin at a White House Radio roundtable with President George W. Bush. She intends to passionately cover the Black communities as she did in Liberia during its sensitive and crucial post war period. She is joining the Amsterdam News staff for the Spring 2014 internship semester.
13 city officials received certificates from the Urban Justice Center on the steps of City Hall in Manhattan on Thursday, April 3. These council members received passing grades from the annual New York City Council Human Rights Report Card.
The Downtown Brooklyn Neighborhood Alliance (DBNA) Meditation Room inside Brooklyn’s Barclays Center has officially opened after recent renovations
State Sen. Bill Perkins said the Dream Act still has a chance to be included in the budget
Last weekend, Sandra Galloway, 60, was excited to go back to doing one of the things she loves doing most—singing in her church choir
A group of black youth were pulled over by a police officer in New Jersey on March 8. They were just leaving a conference at the Princeton University Campus. But the story does not end as you expect.
The Community Healthcare Network-CHN will hold three health insurance enrollment drives in Long Island City, Jamaica and Harlem, for those who are not yet insured under the Affordable Care Act.
Historically Black Colleges and Universities received a financial boost from the Helmsley Charitable Trust.
Lawmakers announced the passage of legislation that would allow New York City schools to be closed on the Lunar New Year holiday. The announcement was made at the headquarters of the Chinese Consolidated Benevolent Association in Manhattan, just blocks from P.S. 130 and other schools with large Asian American student populations, a press release said.
Sandra Galloway, 60, was excited to return to, singing in her church choir. This had been almost two years after getting a new kidney.
The founder and president of the Children's Defense Fund and a notable civil rights activists were inducted Monday Feb. 24, 2014 into the South Carolina Hall of fame at the Myrtle Beach Convention Center.