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Get it together yellow taxis

I recently read that yellow cab drivers are trying to put pressure on the mayor, City Council and New Yorkers to assist them in their hyper-expensive medallion woes.

All Aboard!’ with Brian Demar Jones

Brian Demar Jones is making all the right stops in his lead role as The Conductor in the new off-Broadway musical, “All Aboard!”

Viola on the front line at 80

Veteran political strategist, educator and organizer Viola Plummer is 80 years young!

Community Calendar: February 23 - March 1

On Tuesday, Feb. 21, 2017, the anniversary of the assassination of Malcolm X, December 12th Movement presented “Malcolm X Speaks in the Era of Trump” at Sistas’ Place, in Brooklyn.

New York natives honored at Black Engineer of the Year Awards

On Saturday evening, three New York City natives were awarded at the 31st annual BEYA Global Competitiveness Conference.

Jersey City named most diverse city in America

According to a study by WalletHub.com, Jersey City is the nation’s most diverse city in the nation, receiving a score of 95.88 out of 100.

Anti-police terror open-house conference takes place

Local activists held a free-of-charge open-house conference on Saturday All Souls Unitarian Church “Reidy Hall”

Malcolm X speaks in the era of Trump

In the spirit of Black History Month, African-Americans are acknowledging their great leaders who paved the way to where they are now.

AT&T workers fight against outsourcing and offshoring

AT&T workers aren’t backing down from their desire to have their company end outsourcing and offshoring.

Fatal police shooting of another Black man rocks Bridgeton

Bridgeton, N.J., is dealing with yet another fatal police shooting of a Black man, and activists, and the community are demanding answers.

Advocates demand mayor make homelessness a priority

During Mayor Bill de Blasio’s recent State of the City Address, he only mentioned the word “homeless” twice, referring to the nearly 65,000 New Yorkers who are staying in shelters.

Flynn the fall guy

The Trump administration stumbled badly Monday evening when Mike Flynn, the national security adviser, tendered his resignation.

Valentine’s Day Heart in Times Square Celebrates Immigrants

With all the current turmoil surrounding immigration, The Office for Creative Research did something a little different for Valentine’s Day.

Patricia Gatling—DA candidate endorsed by Mayor Dinkins

Patricia Gatling, former NYC human rights commissioner and first assistant district attorney in Brooklyn, today received the endorsement of former NYC Mayor David N. Dinkins for Brooklyn district attorney.

Greater New York Chamber of Commerce hosts Black History Month Awards

The Greater New York Chamber of Commerce hosted its Black History Month Awards breakfast Friday, Feb. 10, at the Hard Rock Cafe in Times Square.

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