Kobe Bryant and 13-year-old daughter among 9 killed in California helicopter crash

Kobe Bryant and one of his daughters are dead.

NYC Health + Hospitals holds trainings to reduce racial disparities in maternal mortality

NYC Health + Hospitals today announced the successful completion of its obstetrics life support clinical simulation training to help Labor and Delivery providers master skills, reduce the rate of maternal mortality, and address avoidable and potentially fatal complications during childbirth.

Alcohol and Old Lace

Many renowned people have made comments regarding alcoholism. One of those is John W. Gardner, American educator, who stated, “No other national health problem has been so seriously neglected as alcoholism.

Peace Week celebrates 10th anniversary

Surrounded by dozens and dozens of violence interrupters, hospital responders, and crisis management advocates, in commemoration of the birthday of Martin Luther King Jr., Peace Week kicked off their 10th anniversary with a press conference on the steps of City ...

Rapper Dave East goes back to Harlem for the youth

Last week rapper Dave East visited East Harlem’s High School, Urban Assembly School for Global Commerce to talk to the students about his journey to success, as well as answer their questions pertaining to his life before and after success.

Rev. Al Sharpton and NAN host Martin Luther King Jr. Day events across the country

The Rev. Al Sharpton and National Action Network welcomed prominent elected officials and civil rights leaders at events all over the country

Arthur Schomburg and the Harlem Renaissance

In recognition of the 146th born day anniversary of renowned researcher Arthur Alfonso Schomburg we take a look at his involvement in the reinvigorating Harlem Renaissance occurring during the “Roaring Twenties.”

De Blasio and City Council begin universal after-school push

Kids need a place to be productive once school hours are over. New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio and the City Council hope to remedy that situation.

Clarence Muse, a versatile artist and actor of integrity

Late one night recently, I was watching an old film and out of nowhere it seems this Black man commanded the screen.

Local 79, Sepúlveda rally for prevailing wages

Members of Local 79 took to the South Bronx to rally for higher wages with a little help from an elected official.

NYC Health + Hospitals reorganizes leadership staff

Dr. Mitchell Katz, MD, NYC Health + Hospitals president and CEO, just announced the following new leadership appointments for three members of his executive cabinet.

Attorneys: Retrial for Imam Jamil Al-Amin possible

After being imprisoned for two decades, lawyers for political POW, Imam Jamil Al-Amin are optimistic the 76-year-old Muslim minister will receive another opportunity to prove his innocence in court.

Trump on trial

Thus far, the Trump impeachment trial has gone as expected—bitter rancor and blocked amendments.

Creation of new currency faces setbacks as six countries object

French-speaking countries will have to put the cork back in the champagne bottle after six member countries of the West African Monetary Zone (WAMZ) comprising Nigeria, Ghana, Gambia, Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone, have rejected the adoption of ‘Eco’ as ...

A grateful resident thanks Harlem Hero

Happy that a fellow resident came to the rescue, a grateful New Yorker thanked a Harlem Hero this week.