Manhattan DA Vance drops list of cops with potentially poor credibility

Manhattan District Attorney Cyrus Vance released a list of NYPD cops he says may have credibility problems

Bill Cosby denied appeal, but other avenues to freedom remain

Bill Cosby, who in 2018 was convicted and sentenced to prison on aggravated indecent assault charges, has lost his bid for an appeal to the Pennsylvania Superior Court.

Community wellness and tea event Dec. 15

On Dec.15, 2019, which is also International Tea Day, Wellness Tea Therapy, LLC will host a ribbon-cutting ceremony to introduces wellness into the community and beyond through health-conscious teas

Lean on the bean

It is interesting how important the bean is in our food chain, and I don’t mean jellybeans! For good nutrition and survival, man has had to lean on the bean.

Surinamese parties want clarity about convicted president

Opposition parties in the Caribbean Community nation of Suriname have asked for a special meeting with parliamentary speaker Jenny Geerlings-Simons to discuss the future relationship between President Dési Bouterse and the assembly in the wake of his recent jail sentence ...

Jelani Anglin: Help is one phone call away

Jelani Anglin is using his sharp entrepreneurial skills to impact the community around him.

Irving Louis Burgie Jr. put Belafonte and calypso on the map

Many music lovers of the world know that “Day-O” or the “Banana Boat Song” was popularized by Harry Belafonte, practically his signature tune, but had no idea who the composer was.

Harlem’s landmarked A. Philip Randolph High School celebrates 40 year anniversary

A. Philip Randolph Campus High School (APRCHS) celebrated its rich, historic legacy in New York City’s Harlem community.

Barbara Hillary, first Black woman to the North and South Poles

It’s one notable achievement to reach the North Pole at the age of 75 and then become the first Black woman to reach the South Pole four years later.

Attorneys general letter urges labor department to withdraw earning-decreasing bill

The U.S. Department of Labor’s Wage and Hour Division wants to change how employers calculate overtime, but attorneys general are pushing back against possible consequences.

De Blasio legislation expands prevailing wage

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio signed a bill that will expand guaranteed prevailing wages to building service workers.

NYC to stop sending homeless to Newark

Newark and New York City made collaborative progress in addressing the issues between the two municipalities created by New York’s Special One-Time Assistance program, which moved about 1,200 New York homeless families and individuals to Newark apartments, regardless of their ...

Dems announce articles of impeachment

After months of handwringing and several days of testimony before the House Intelligence and Judiciary Committee, the House Democrats announced on Tuesday, Dec. 10, that two articles of impeachment will be brought against Trump—abuse of power and obstruction of Congress.

Councilman Robert Cornegy teams up with Black Ink Crew for voter registration drive

The cast of VH1’s “Black Ink Crew” was on a mission to get the Bed-Stuy community registered to vote on Thursday, Dec. 5.

Climate activist at Madrid Summit denounces inaction by world leaders

As the 25th United Nations climate conference moved into its second week, environmental activists from around the world denounced the influence of corporate power plainly visible at the Madrid summit and took to the streets in a massive climate protest ...