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Activist Tamika Mallory claims she was racially targeted by American Airlines over seating dispute

Activist Tamika Mallory believes she was the victim of racial targeting after she was kicked off of an American Airlines flight from Miami to New York over a dispute involving a seat on the plane.

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10th anniversary of African Burial Ground National Monument

Special events and programs are scheduled to occur throughout the week. The park will feature a film series and live entertainment by various groups and organizations, and libation ceremonies will be conducted.

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Circle of Sisters expo rocks Jacob K. Javits Convention Center

The Jacob K. Javits Convention Center hosted Circle of Sisters, a one-day event that was held Sept. 30 2017.

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CBN celebrates National Falls Prevention Awareness Day

The Carter Burden Network, a nonprofit organization dedicated to promoting the well-being of New Yorkers aged 60 and over, hosted several community events Friday, Sept. 22, the 10th annual National Falls Prevention Awareness Day, aimed at reducing the risk of falls for NYC seniors.

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NYC Council member stage kneel-in at City Hall

Wednesday, Sept. 27, 2017, several New York City Council members proudly declared that they were “taking a knee” on the steps of City Hall in reaction to President Trump’s “profane condemnation of NFL players who do the same.”

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College Choice releases 2017 ranking of the 50 best HBCUs

College Choice has published a ranking of the 50 Best Historically Black Colleges and Universities for 2017.

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Rev. Al Sharpton's activism being assessed at Columbia University

Rev. Al Sharpton is the subject of a day-long Columbia University School of Journalism symposium examining the impact he has had on civil rights and urbanizing the doctrines of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. over the last 50 years.

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Staten Island holds Black Heritage parade

Saturday, Sept. 16, 2017, Staten Islanders held their seventh annual Staten Island Black Heritage Family Day.

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NCNW hosting health fair in Co-Op City

The National Council of Negro Women Co-Op City section is hosting their eighth annual Community Health Fair Saturday, Sept. 23, from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. at 177 Dreiser Loop, Room 4, in the Bronx.

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The history of Black firefighters in New York

Black firefighters in the FDNY have faced several challenges as the Department evolved over time.

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