New York

To The Honorable Mayor Cory A. Booker, the community of Newark, New Jersey, New York City and White Plains, New York, it is with sincere regrets that we will have to reschedule the concerts on Saturday, November 10, 2012, at the New Jersey Performing Arts Center and Tuesday, November 13, 2012, at the Westchester County […]

Good Morning America’s” co-host Robin Roberts, who is recovering after undergoing a bone marrow transplant, is using her platform to encourage America to help Hurricane Sandy victims. ABC is hosting a “Day of Giving” event to help in the recovery efforts for victims on the East Coast. “It was so difficult for me to follow doctor’s orders and […]

One storm-battered New Jersey county is delivering ballots to emergency shelters while New York City is lining up shuttle buses to ferry people in hard-hit coastal areas to the polls. With the presidential election looming just a week after Superstorm Sandy’s devastation, authorities are scrambling to make voting as manageable as possible while election watchers […]

The city’s first known Trayvon  Martin mural is going up on a wall of an East New York laundromat – adding  to a brewing campaign to make sure history doesn’t snub the slain teen’s  image. Teenage boys will start painting the 100-foot picture July 16 on New Lots  Laundromat’s wall underneath the elevated tracks of […]

The Occupy Wall Street movement went Uptown on Friday night, as more than 100 people filled the second-floor sanctuary at St. Philip’s Church in Harlem for the first general meeting of Occupy Harlem. Unlike their downtown comrades, those in attendance were mostly black and Latino, save for a handful of whites who sat and listened […]

A helicopter carrying five people has crashed in the East River, and two people are believed to be trapped underwater. Emergency responders are on scene along the river and in rescue boats near 34th Street. Authorities said five people were on board and three were pulled out of the water. Dan Sweeney, a manager at […]

A helicopter carrying five people has crashed in the East River, and two people are believed to be trapped underwater. Emergency responders are on scene along the river and in rescue boats near 34th Street. Authorities said five people were on board and three were pulled out of the water. Dan Sweeney, a manager at […]

NEW YORK — An education program that uses hip-hop to prepare students for standardized tests is showing promise and legitimizing the art as a learning…

A Black man is suing a popular New York nightspot for $500 million in damages, claiming he and his guests were racially discriminated against. Rainbell Owens is suing Flatiron bar and lounge 230 Fifth, claiming owner Steven Greenberg screamed and kicked him and his 15 other Black friends out of the establishment. According to reports, […]

A Black man is suing a popular New York nightspot for $500 million in damages, claiming he and his guests were racially discriminated against. Rainbell Owens is suing Flatiron bar and lounge 230 Fifth, claiming owner Steven Greenberg screamed and kicked him and his 15 other Black friends out of the establishment. According to reports, […]

NEW YORK-Professors from New York colleges including NYU, Barnard and Columbia as well as their archaeology students have uncovered a lost Black village under Central Park in New York City. BET.com reports: At its height, Seneca Village was a robust community of nearly 300 people that existed between between the 1820s and 1850s. Though it […]

NEW YORK-Professors from New York colleges including NYU, Barnard and Columbia as well as their archaeology students have uncovered a lost Black village under Central Park in New York City. BET.com reports: At its height, Seneca Village was a robust community of nearly 300 people that existed between between the 1820s and 1850s. Though it […]