Chief Ebelechukwu Obiano delivers speech at 61st session of UN Commission on the Status of Women

From March 13 to March 24, the United Nations Commission on the Status of Women hosted its 61st session at the U.N. and associated venues. The CSW is a global organization that focuses on empowerment of and equality for women.

Hazel Dukes celebrates glorious 80th birthday

All the big wigs and their friends flocked to the Upper West Side’s Society of Ethical Culture to celebrate Hazel Dukes, NAACP New York State conference president, on her 80th birthday.

City's first Neighborhood Innovation Lab coming to Brownsville

Brownsville, Brooklyn, is chosen as the city’s first Neighborhood Innovation Lab.

A.G. warns consumers about tax scams

Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman is urging New Yorkers to stay vigilant and report to his office any suspected scams intended to steal personal and financial information from consumers.

HELP USA honors Joe Biden at luncheon in NYC

Last week, HELP USA celebrated its 30th anniversary with a luncheon at The Plaza Hotel. At the luncheon, HELP USA founder and New York State Gov. Andrew Cuomo presented former U.S. Vice President Joe Biden with the HELP HERO Humanitarian ...

Eric Garner’s mother has charges dropped and visits White House

Eric Garner’s mother, Gwendolyn Carr, walked out of court with no charges Monday.

Whitewashed Brooklyn?: Residents of color priced out of Bedford Armory Development

A new report from New York Communities for Change shows that affordable housing units in the Bedford Armory development in Brooklyn are only affordable if you’re white.

Declaration 17 holds inaugural public reading

The Society for Ethical Culture hosted an event March 20, at which various speakers read Declaration 17 and discussed how citizens can oppose and resist some of the current policies of President Donald Trump’s administration.

Midtown murder suspect came to NYC to kill Black men: NYPD

A 66-year-old man was stabbed to death in Manhattan late Monday, police said, for one reason being black.

Bloody photo shows inmate slashed behind bars at Rikers Island

An inmate at Rikers Island was slashed inside the jail and a bloody photo of his wound, which stretches from above his eyebrow to his upper lip, was posted to a private Facebook page for correction officers.

New York man steals ambulance, runs over EMT and kills her

The bystander's video starts with a chaotic scene: An ambulance runs through an intersection in New York, one of its doors open, lights flashing. It drags what appears to be a person trapped under the vehicle.

Captain Tania Kinsella keeping Staten Island safe

Tania Kinsella stands out among the NYPD not only being a so-called minority in the police force but also for her achievements.

Community leaders rally at Cuomo’s office over homelessness

It’s only a coincidence that it was freezing Monday afternoon when community activists and clergymen gathered outside of New York State Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s office.

United Nations Commission on the Status of Women hosts 61st session

From March 13 to 24, the United Nations Commission on the Status of Women will be hosting its 61st session at the United Nations headquarters.

Community pressure reopens Brooklyn subway station

With the help of elected city officials, the Pennsylvania Avenue Station on the No. 3 line in Brooklyn is now reopen to East New York commuters.