Minimum wage rising in 20 states and numerous cities, including NYC

If you’re a minimum wage worker what’s not to love about the thought that on Dec. 31.

Black wrestler forced to cut locks

The fallout continues after a Black high school wrestler in New Jersey was forced to cut his locks by a white referee before a match.

Family of the Black wrestler who was forced to cut his dreadlocks speaks out

The parents of the 16-year-old Black varsity wrestler who was forced to cut his dreadlocks before a match have spoken out for the first time since the incident.

12-year-old boy shot in East Harlem

A 12-year-old boy was shot near an East Harlem deli on Sunday night, police said.

Referee under investigation after New Jersey high school wrestler forced to cut locks before match

He went on to win Wednesday's match, but appeared visibly distraught.

Man alleges racial profiling in UES residential building

Once again, a person of color was confronted for being in a place they are lawfully allowed to be, and it was captured on video.

Sugarhill restaurant’s Eddie Freeman celebrates 39 years of community service

“Take the $15 million and buy something someplace else” a voice on the phone demanded, but Eddie Thomas Freeman, owner of Sugarhill Restaurant & Supper Club located at 609-615 Dekalb Ave.

South Jersey Black church being turned into museum honoring Harriet Tubman

Reports indicate that a church in Cape May, N.J., is being transformed into a museum honoring abolitionist and political activist Harriet Tubman.

Mother attacked by police with baby in arms suing city

The community continues to rally around young Brooklyn mother Jazmine Headley, who was thrust in the spotlight last week after video surfaced of police and security at a Human Resource Administration center in Brooklyn trying to take her 1-year-old baby.

Sonny Abubadika Carson still lives

Thursday, Dec. 20, marks the 16th anniversary since Brooklyn warrior Sonny Abubadika Carson joined the ancestral realm.

Harlem’s Mosque No. 7 hosts town hall

Student Minister Ava Muhammad hosted a panel at Harlem’s Mosque No. 7, Saturday, Dec. 15, 2018.

Harlem Sigmas host book and toy drive

The Epsilon Sigma chapter of Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity, Inc. in Harlem recently hosted a brunch and day party to collect books and toys for local children.

Snow shovelers needed for winter season

As the winter season begins, snow shovelers are needed to dig out the Big Apple.

Chirlane McCray and Department of Corrections announce expansion of program uniting families of incarcerated women

NYC First Lady Chirlane McCray and Department of Correction Commissioner Cynthia Brann recently announced the expansion and continuation of a program that allows mothers currently incarcerated at Rikers Island to visit and participate in activities with their children at the ...

Hundreds of kids receive presents, meet Santa at toy giveaway in Harlem

Students from PS46 and Thurgood Marshall School in Harlem got quite a surprise from Santa Monday.