DOE and CUNY’s coronavirus protocol questioned

Two weeks ago New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio and Schools Chancellor Richard Carranza toured P.S. 59 in Bedford-Stuyvesant trying to convince the public that schools were safe to attend.

2020 Census: ‘Our life depends on it’

At the beginning of September, New York City’s 2020 Census response rate was at 57.9%, several percentage points shy of the nation’s average of 65%.

Violence still on the rise as temperatures cool

Temperatures might be getting cooler but violence in the city continues to stay hot. Last weekend six people were killed in a total of 18 shootings.

Trump gloats on the Gulf States deal as he loses favor in US Midwest

Lots of fanfare and whoop-de-doo from Trump as two Gulf States—Bahrain and the UAE—signed an agreement Tuesday, Sept. 15, to normalize their relations with Israel.

Voter suppression tactics in full force as Election Day nears

The general election is less than two months away and reports of voter suppression tactics being used to prevent certain groups from casting their ballots are in full swing.

Food for Families distribution by Friends of Public School Harlem

Combating the surging food insecurity crisis particularly in minority and low-income communities...

100 year old Katherine Nichson, a legacy well lived

Katherine Nichson was born in Harlem Hospital September 9, 1920.

50 young workers parish as floods cause cave-in unregulated Congo mine

Some 50 villagers hired to dig for gold in the eastern Democratic Republic of Congo died this week when their mine entrance was blocked and the mine flooded due to torrential rains, it was widely reported.

Juneteenth designated as state and public holiday in New Jersey

With the stroke of a pen, Gov. Phil Murphy signed legislation designating the third Friday in June of each year, Juneteenth Day.

Mozel Watson: Harlem’s wine god

Known around Harlem as the self- proclaimed “wine god,” Mozel Watson is a certified sommelier who educates Black people on wine...

Lt. Colonel Charity Adams Earley, a distinguished WAC commander

When the man in the Oval Office impugned the war dead, calling them “suckers” and “losers,” it’s easy to recall the countless number of brave men and women who sacrificed their lives in the fight against an enemy.

Pompeo to make questionable visit to Guyana

Guyana’s government has confirmed the impending visit of American Secretary of State Mike Pompeo to the Caribbean Community nation this week fueling widespread speculation that the visit is linked to protracted efforts by Washington to use the country as some ...

NewYork-Presbyterian to host virtual symposium: ‘Lessons Learned from COVID-19’

NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital and The Rogosin Institute will hold their annual symposium virtually this Thursday, Sept. 17 from 2-5 p.m., with a focus on lessons learned from the COVID-19 pandemic.

Black households earned 61 cents for every dollar of white median incomes

The August 23 police shooting of an unarmed Black man in Kenosha, WI, triggered yet another round of community protests and national news coverage of a Black man.

Employers should start making plans to bring workforce back to offices, Mayor de Blasio says

As New York City continues to reopen amid the COVID-19 pandemic, Mayor Bill de Blasio encouraged employers to start making plans on bringing the workforce back into offices.