Lawmakers in New York state have voted to eliminate criminal penalties for public possession and use of marijuana after efforts to legalize pot stalled.
As Gov. Andrew Cuomo signed a bill allowing undocumented immigrants to obtain driver’s licenses, immigration advocates in New Jersey are pushing for a similar bill.
Recent drinking water quality monitoring conducted by Newark’s Department of Water and Sewer Utilities found elevated levels of lead in some homes and buildings served by the city’s water system.
Gov. Andrew Cuomo says law enforcement isn’t letting up when it comes to fake IDs and underage drinking as summer gets underway.
Aftershocks continue after the release of Ava DuVernay’s miniseries “When They See Us” based on the Exonerated (formerly referred to as the Central Park) Five.
Trinidad born and Far Rockaway, Queens-raised, this Brooklyn-based master barber, public speaker and entrepreneur, Khane Kutzwell, is living out one of her goals by creating an inviting and safe space for people of all gender expressions and sexual orientations to ...
Manhattan District Attorney Cy Vance will not re-open the case history of the two prosectors involved in the Central Park Five wrongful conviction case.
Chamber Coalition offers day of opportunities; celebrates Juneteenth & Caribbean-American Heritage Month
The Chamber Coalition-New American Chamber of Commerce, the African-American International Chamber of Commerce and the Hispanic-American International Chamber of Commerce...
The Kappa Omicron Chapter of Omega Psi Phi Fraternity, Inc. recently donated $5,000 to five community food pantries in the city.
The State Senate and Assembly recently passed legislation providing breastfeeding women an exemption from jury duty.
Black school teacher Tammy Jordan was the first Black teacher hired at Larchmont Elementary School in Mount Laurel, N.J. in 25 years.
Family and friends gathered on Tuesday for a memorial service for Christopher J. “C.J.” Morgan, the 22-year-old cadet killed during an accident when a vehicle overturned at the United States Military Academy at West Point.
A helicopter made a crash landing onto the roof a 54-story skyscraper in midtown Manhattan on Monday afternoon
The 400 Years of African-American History Commission celebrated the oldest known celebration commemorating the end of slavery in the United States, Juneteenth Freedom Jubilee Celebration, to share “The History of Slavery” and to memorialize its ending.
A garden party given by Assemblymember Inez E. Dickens last Saturday in Harlem was a vibrant mixture of awards celebration, banquet, schmoozing, concert and, of course, fundraising.