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Testing the city’s patience: the MTA wants your trust

The short workweek, for many, began with multiple delays during morning rush hour.

Milliken announces he will step down as CUNY chancellor at end of the academic year

James B. Milliken, chancellor of the City University of New York, announced today in a letter to the University community that he plans to step down as chancellor at the end of the academic year.

Net neutrality’s deathbed? Activists and officials vow to fight internet inequality

Tuesday, the Federal Communications Commission Chairman Ajit Pai unveiled plans to repeal net neutrality rules, scoring a victory for telecommunications companies and internet providers.

Humble providing more meals for locals

Chief Master Sabu and the Humble School of Martial Arts will be hosting its 37th annual Humble Thanksgiving feeding festivity Nov. 23, 2017.

Vigil being held for 85-year-old grandmother wrongfully evicted, now homeless

Tenant leaders from the Flatbush Tenant Coalition, local elected officials and community leaders are coming together on Thanksgiving morning for 85-year-old Joy P. Noel who is spending Thanksgiving homeless.

City Council holds joint on housing, homelessness and safety

Earlier this week, Council Member Jumaane Williams , Deputy Leader and Chair of Council's Housing and Buildings Committee, and Council Member Stephen, Chair of the Committee on General Welfare held a hearing on two bills that relate to housing and ...

Trump administration end temporary protection for thousands of Haitians

The Trump administration said Monday it is ending a temporary residency permit program that has allowed almost 60,000 citizens from Haiti to live and work in the United States since a 2010 powerful earthquake shook the Caribbean nation.

State Sen. Brian Benjamin introduces legislation for rent controlled apartments

State Sen. Brian Benjamin introduces legislation to preserve the affordability of rent controlled apartments.

NYPD Police Academy library named after city's first Black police commissioner

The library at the NYPD Police Academy is now called the Benjamin Ward Memorial Library, honoring New York City’s first Black police commissioner.

Brooklyn BP Eric Adams delivers 15,000 pounds of turkey and trimmings to needy Brooklynites

Last Friday, Brooklyn Borough President Eric L. Adams distributed 15,000 pounds of food, including turkeys and healthy trimmings, to more than 100 local food pantries and houses of worship that are serving Brooklynites in need this Thanksgiving.

Zimbabwe President Comrade Robert Mugabe resigns

After several days of conflicting reports and confusion, Zimbabwe’s parliamentary speaker, Jacob Mudenda, announced Tuesday, Nov. 21, 2017, that President Robert Mugabe has resigned.

GoFundMe and Thurgood Marshall College Fund team up to help HBCU students pay for college

GoFundMe recently announced a partnership with Thurgood Marshall College Fund (TMCF), the nation's largest organization exclusively representing the Black College Community.

Women of color are fastest-growing group of business owners

According to the most recent figures contained in the 2016 State of Women-Owned Businesses Report, the number of women-owned firms increased by 45 percent last year—a rate five times the national average.

US ending permits that allowed almost 60,000 Haitians to live, work in the country

The Trump administration said Monday it is ending a temporary residency permit program that has allowed almost 60,000 citizens from Haiti to live and work in the United States since a 2010 powerful earthquake shook the Caribbean nation.

Incoming New Jersey governor calls for $15 minimum wage

New Jersey will move toward a $15 minimum wage next year, Democratic Gov.-elect Phil Murphy pledged on Monday alongside fellow Democrats who control the Legislature.