How to know if you have the best Investment strategy for your future

A financial roadmap is the most important part of a successful financial future, and retirement should be a component of this.

Boycott, arrest follow attack of Black teen

The parents of Black 14-year-old Keyon Harrold Jr. are making their voices loud and clear after the arrest of the 22-year-old white woman who attacked their son over false accusations that he stole her cellphone: “All we want to do ...

Families of loved ones killed by police call for firing of officers and defunding NYPD

On Jan. 11, families of loved ones killed by the NYPD, advocates, and legal experts testified at the New York City Council Oversight Hearing of the Committee on Public Safety.

Patrick Moore gives Oceanhill Brownsville QUICK STOP 99 Cent Up Discount

During the pandemic businesses have struggled to stay afloat—imagine how difficult it would be to open a neighborhood business in the midst of the pandemic.

Strategies for Building Black Wealth‌

According to a McKinsey & Co. study, roughly 47% of African American households are unbanked.

Marc Polite, founder and editor-in-chief of Polite On Society

Marc Polite is a well-known poet and writer who resides in Harlem. He is the founder and editor-in-chief of Polite On Society, which is a blog he started back in 2009.

Coalition to Cuomo: Restore voting rights for incarcerated people now

A coalition wants Albany to focus on adding the formerly incarcerated to the voter rolls. Last week 40 groups sent a letter to New York State Gov. Andrew Cuomo, State Senate Majority Leader Andrea Stewart-Cousins and Assembly Speaker Carl Heastie ...

Newark Mayor Ras Baraka elected president of the New Jersey Urban Mayors Association

Newark Mayor Ras Baraka was installed as president and chair of the New Jersey Urban Mayors Association (NJUMA).

Moynihan Train Hall opens at Penn Station

Moynihan Train Hall recently opened on New Year’s Eve expanding Penn Station in Midtown. The 255,000-square-foot, $1.6 billion project transformed the more than 100-year-old James A. Farley Building and increased the existing Penn Station rail complex’s concourse space by 50%.

Gang members indicted for operating sex trafficking ring in the Bronx

Bronx District Attorney Darcel D. Clark and the NYPD reported that nine alleged Bloods gang members were indicted for sex trafficking of a child, sex trafficking, promoting prostitution and additional charges for running a sex trafficking ring out of multiple ...

Over 3,700 children receive gifts through city’s Secret Snowflake initiative

More than 3,700 New York City children’s wishes were fulfilled by more than 2,000 volunteers from city government, including Mayor Bill de Blasio and First Lady Chirlane McCray, and the private sector through the seventh annual Secret Snowflake gift-giving initiative.

New Yorkers celebrating Kwanzaa

There were so many wonderful NYC Kwanzaa events this past week.

Sharpton holds press conference for racial profiling victim

Rev. Al Sharpton and attorney Benjamin Crump held a press conference this week for 14-year-old Keyon Harrold, Jr. who was falsely accused of stealing a 22-year-old white woman's cellphone at the Arlo Hotel in Manhattan.

COVID-19: Officials warn of possible shutdown in January

Even as the COVID-19 vaccine continues being distributed, officials are warning to still be vigilant and be prepared for possible closures if cases don’t go down.

Harlem students receive Christmas gifts

Manhattan Borough President Gale A. Brewer and P.S. 76 Principal Charles DeBerry accepted and distributed gifts from The Sled