Bill Cosby renews attacks on trial judge as he seeks bail

Imprisoned actor Bill Cosby is renewing attacks on a Pennsylvania trial judge as he seeks bail while he appeals his sex-assault conviction.

NY, NJ residents will need REAL ID, enhanced ID to board domestic flights starting 2020

New York and New Jersey residents are going to need an enhanced driver’s license or REAL ID if they want to board domestic flights.

Chanel Lewis sentenced to life in prison for murder of Queens jogger Karina Vetrano

More than two and a half years after the murder of Queens jogger Karina Vetrano, and after two trials and the postponement of the killer’s initial sentencing, Chanel Lewis learned his fate Tuesday.

Black mom of 5 wins $110 Million lawsuit against Bronx hospital for malpractice

Keimoneia Redish, a Black grandmother from New York who was left crippled for life due to medical malpractice, has recently won a massive $110.6 million in damages.

Black Women’s Health Imperative Announces Strategic Partnership

The Black Women’s Health Imperative (BWHI) has announced a strategic partnership with the National Coalition of 100 Black Women, Inc. (NCBW) at the NCBW Day of Action and Advocacy in Washington, DC.

Protesters demonstrate against fare increases

Riders are paying more to ride the subway and that has inspired some protesters to take a stand on the platform and at the bus stop.

COMMENTARY: Is There More to Teaching and Learning Than Testing?

Teaching is a multi-faceted calling for many and an occupation for some, but how can teaching and learning effectiveness be measured without testing?

Environmental Racism - A quiet killer in Black communities

While we often hear and read about police brutality, housing and employment discrimination, there is simply inadequate media coverage of an equally destructive form of racism….environmental racism.

Is More Attention Finally Being Given to Missing Black Girls?

Minneapolis police have a located a 12-year-old girl who went missing last week.

Notre Dame fundraising inspires people to donate nearly $2 million to rebuild burned Louisiana churches

As hundreds of millions of dollars roll in to help rebuild the historic Notre Dame Cathedral, people have been inspired to donate to rebuild three churches in Louisiana that were intentionally burned down.

Automatic Voter Registration Laws Transform How People Register to Vote

Congresswoman Marcia Fudge (D-OH), Chair of the Elections Subcommittee of the Committee on House Administration.

In Black and White: Key Findings of American’s View on Race in 2019

New research has revealed that 78 percent of African Americans believe the country has not gone far enough on the issue of making sure blacks have equal rights with whites.

Lawsuit Cites Appalling Lack of Diversity in Radio and TV Ownership

Free Press, the Massachusetts-based nonpartisan organization that fights for the right to connect and communicate along with several allies

PODCAST: Columbia University student alleging racial profiling by campus security wants change

Check out this week's episode of the New York Amsterdam News Podcast where we sit down with Columbia University Alexander McNab who is accusing campus security of racially profiling him.

NYC Health + Hospitals urges immigrant NYers to ‘Seek Care without Fear’

NYC Health + Hospitals and the Mayor’s Office of Immigrant Affairs today re-released a joint open letter to New Yorkers in 14 languages making a promise that no one will question their immigration status when they seek care at any ...