The Ultimate Guide to Understanding Interest Rates and Fees

Interest payments are nearly unavoidable for adults. Credit cards, mortgages, and student loans all charge interest on outstanding balances, and the money spent can add up fast.

VIDEO: Funeral Service for Daunte Wright

Funeral services for Daunte Wright are set for Thursday at 1 p.m. ET at Shiloh Temple International Ministries in Minneapolis.

Unions divided over mayoral picks

With primary season near, and in the first year of ranked choice voting, labor union endorsements could hold more weight than normal.

Unions react to Derek Chauvin verdict

Everyone had something to say about the conviction of Derek Chauvin. Labor unions were not different.

Community rallies behind Mumia Abu-Jamal

A resounding community drum was sounded last week when the family, attorneys, doctors, and supporters of incarcerated activist Mumia Abu-Jamal could not locate him, or clarify whether or not he had undergone a medical procedure.

Daniel Prude grand jury proceeding transcripts released

New York Attorney General Letitia James has released the transcripts of the grand jury proceedings in her office’s investigation into the March 2020 death of Daniel Prude.

Brooklyn’s Weeksville Heritage Center names new CEO

Dr. Raymond Codrington is the new chief executive officer of Weeksville Heritage Center (WHC) in Brooklyn, the board of trustees announced last week.

Will COVID go away? Half say no

A survey conducted with 1,000 people by reveals that 56% of Americans surveyed believe COVID-19 is never going away.

Mass shootings: America’s other pandemic

America’s latest mass shooting took place in New York on Long Island at a supermarket where a man shot three people leaving one dead and the other two injured

Murphy unveils gun reform package for NJ

Homicides in New Jersey went up 23% in 2020. A series of gun reforms proposed by Gov. Phil Murphy aims to cut down on the violence by putting millions in funding toward community programs and even banning certain firearms.

Feb. 14 designated as Frederick Douglass Day in NJ

Legislation commemorating the chosen birthday of abolitionist Frederick Douglass was signed into law on Monday. The resolution declares Feb. 14 as Frederick Douglass Day in New Jersey.

U.N. finds France culpable for deadly attack on wedding party in Mali

Major combat operations by French troops in Mali have drawn fire from local officials who accuse the French military of killing civilians including at a recent wedding.

NYC Health + Hospitals/Lincoln expands, improves Cancer Center Infusion Suite

A ceremonial ribbon-cutting took place in the NYC Health + Hospitals/Lincoln’s Comprehensive Cancer Center to open its newly improved state-of-the-art Infusion Center, an 11-chair unit which primarily provides care to cancer patients receiving chemotherapy, immunotherapy and biological therapies.

DMX to be memorialized at Brooklyn’s Barclays Center

Despite social distancing protocols, hundreds of adoring fans attended various local vigils honoring the legacy of hip hop icon DMX since he transitioned April 9.

Derek Chauvin conviction gives hope for Daunte Wright police killing

As Black America breathes a sigh of relief in the wake of the conviction of Derek Chauvin in the George Floyd killing, there’s hope for similar justice in the police killing case of Daunte Wright.