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NYU President apologizes for ‘insensitive’ Black History Month meal in student dining hall

President Andrew Hamilton and Aramark both issued apologies for a Black History Month lunch served in Weinstein Passport Dining on Tuesday that played into racist stereotypes of black people.

Remembering Malcolm X

New Yorkers commemorated international-renowned activist-icon Malcolm X—El Hajj Malik El Shabazz—Wednesday, Feb. 21, 2018, the 53rd anniversary of his 1965 assassination at the Audubon Ballroom in Washington Heights.

Tavis Smiley sues PBS over sexual misconduct suspension

Tavis Smiley sued PBS on Tuesday, claiming the network breached its contract and damaged his production company when it fired him in December over sexual-harassment allegations.

Elizabeth Jennings Graham, forgotten warrior

A century before Rosa Parks refused to give up her seat on a Montgomery bus,...

Trump administration calls for elimination of heating assistance program for low-income families

The Trump administration is once again calling for the complete elimination of a heating assistance program that helps to keep the homes of low-income families warm. And once again, program supporters are vowing to fight it.

College scholarships for African-American students

As students begin filling out their college applications, families are looking for ways to pay for higher education. Here are some scholarships for African-American students with upcoming deadlines.

Funeral held for hero soldier who saved lives in tragic Bronx apartment fire

Family and friends gathered to say goodbye to a hero, who gave his life to save others.

Do you know the Black CEOs of these well-known companies?

50 years ago, it was unthinkable for an African American to be the CEO of a major Fortune 500 company. But nowadays, thanks to several diversity initiatives, there are quite a few Black CEOs that run major, well-known companies.

Queen Latifah and Anita Hill serving as commencement speakers at Rutgers University

Queen Latifah and Anita Hill are serving as the commencement speakers for Rutgers University.

N.J. police officer accused of exposing himself to Black children found not guilty

A Penns Grove, N.J., police officer accused of exposing himself to two Black children at a restaurant last year was found not guilty by a judge.

Locally and nationally, immigrants are being shoved aside

Politicians from both sides claimed bipartisanship after passing a spending bill, but immigrants are wondering who’s looking out for them.

Trump’s budget a harbinger of ‘spiritual death’

On its surface Trump’s second budget proposal released Monday bolsters military spending while it will leave Medicare, Medicaid and food stamps in tatters.

Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, former Liberian president, wins coveted leadership

Liberia’s Ellen Johnson Sirleaf has captured the Ibrahim Prize for distinguished African leadership. She is the fifth recipient of the prize since it was first presented in 2007.

Colombia’s peace process witnesses another death: Temístocles Machado

Temístocles Machado, a popular community activist in Buenaventura, Colombia, was murdered Jan. 27.

Rob Porter working for Trump without a security clearance

Vetting staff is not important to Trump because he only cares about their loyalty to him.