The International African Arts Festival, Brooklyn’s most beloved celebration of African culture and family, returns to Commodore Barry Park on Thursday, July 4, through Sunday, July 7, 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. daily.
Roxanne Watson of Nanuet, N.Y. spent the last seven years trying to increase the number of people registered for organ donation. She recently exceeded her goal of registering over 11,000.
Last month, the Day Care Council of New York launched a campaign to raise awareness about community-based early childhood centers.
It was the battle of the expert witnesses Wednesday as the defense rested in the trial of Officer Daniel Pantaleo.
A former prosecutor in the Central Park Five case has resigned from at least two nonprofit boards as backlash intensified following the release of the Netflix series "When They See Us," a miniseries that dramatizes the events surrounding the trial.
Police arrested and charged a man in connection to the rape of a 78-year-old woman inside a Queens home.
Demonstrators are calling for the end of gun violence on the streets of New York City.
Attorney Debo Adegbile attributes his success as an anti-discrimination lawyer and a commissioner on the United States Civil Rights Commission to those who fought for civil rights before him, such as late Supreme Court Justice Thurgood Marshall.
The Essex County Prosecutor’s Office handed down several charges to a Newark police officer including manslaughter after the officer fatally shot a man in January.
A new report by the Federation of Protestant Welfare Agencies outlines the steps New York City can take to address poverty and the criminalization of low-income New Yorkers.
The Rev. Dr. James A. Forbes Jr., senior minister emeritus of Riverside Church and president and founder of Healing of the Nations Foundation, in association with Carnegie Hall, will host the 5th annual Juneteenth celebration
The New York Foundling, one of the city’s oldest and largest social service providers, recently announced details for a weekend-long Homecoming Celebration honoring the organization’s 150 year anniversary.
It was a bloody, violent end to Memorial Day in Brooklyn when six people were shot in two separate incidents over the span of just a few hours, leaving one man dead.
Harlem-based youth organization Brotherhood/Sister Sol (Bro/Sis) recently hosted its 15th annual VOICES benefit gala.
The December 12th Movement is leading the people in the 94th celebration of the birthday of our national Black hero Malcolm X.