Mayor. Bill de Blasio is calling for a rent freeze for 2.3 million tenants in nearly 1 million rent-stabilized units across the City amid the COVID-19 epidemic.
The Rev. Joseph E. Lowery, a veteran civil rights leader who helped the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. found the Southern Christian Leadership Conference and fought against racial discrimination, died Friday
When America gets a cold. The black community gets pneumonia.
To address the increased need for food assistance during the COVID-19 outbreak amid school closures and social distancing, the EBONY Foundation wants the community to know WE GOT YOU.
Lawyers for Bill Cosby are preparing to petition the court for his release amid the coronavirus pandemic.
The longtime pastor of Harlem’s Macedonia Baptist Church, Reverend Isaac Graham, passed away Sunday after a short but intense battle with coronavirus.
With Republicans and Democrats in Congress said to have reached a deal on a new economic stimulus package amid the coronavirus crisis
As coronavirus spreads throughout New York City, advocates are letting their voices be heard about conditions in the city’s jails and prisons.
Activism is in the air on what seems like a quiet, nondescript street in Downtown Brooklyn. Demonstrators have been fighting to save the house located at 227 Abolitionist Place (formerly known as Duffield Street) from an impending demolition.
New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio continued to suggest he was open to a rent freeze during the coronavirus outbreak but offered no further details about when a decision might be made.
As the number of confirmed cases of the coronavirus (COVID-19) rises across the nation, social distancing is being promoted as a means of prevention and large crowds are being deterred.
Ladies and gentlemen, let the dance begin.
The Trump administration has announced several immigration actions as the country copes
As Mae West once said, “I’ve been rich, and I’ve been poor; believe me, rich is better.”
Ron Pierce always valued the right to vote and remembers Election Day being meaningful in his house growing up.
I am at a loss for words this week…this all just feels surreal to me. I know we, as a collective newspaper, are sending love and prayers to our community and beyond.
Right now you’re hunkering down and fantasizing about the day when the world is such that you can take a much-deserved vacay.
The airline companies might see some relief, but workers want a piece of the action.
COVID-19 cost you your job? A few places want to hire you.
With schools closed, large assemblies banned and many colleges, universities and schools implementing a strategy of online tutelage for all students for the remainder of the spring semester...
The coronavirus is beyond anything that I have ever witnessed. This is a nightmare. However, the difference is that it is not a six or seven-hour nightmare.