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NAACP: Make history in selection of Council Speaker

The NAACP New York State Conference Wednesday announced it will launch a social media campaign to promote the election of the first African American Speaker of the New York City Council in history.

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Golden Krust founder Lowell Hawthorne dead at 57

The local, national and international Caribbean Diaspora community is reeling from the untimely death of Jamaica-born Lowell Hawthorne, CEO of Golden Krust Caribbean Bakery & Grill, business entrepreneur and philanthropist.

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OneUnited Bank teams up with The Breakfast Club raising $700,000 for social justice

Earlier this month, OneUnited Bank, the largest black owned bank in America, teamed up with Charlemagne Tha God and The Breakfast Club, on their Change4Change Radiothon.

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Thanksgiving Day celebrated in the city

The spirit of Thanksgiving was felt across the city as people came together to celebrate the holiday with food and camaraderie.

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NYU McSilver Institute announces Dr. Christina M. Greer as the 2018 McSilver Fellow in Residence

The McSilver Institute for Poverty Policy and Research at New York University Silver School of Social Work, has announced Dr. Christina M. Greer, associate professor of political science at Fordham University and media commentator, as the 2018 McSilver Fellow in Residence.

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NYULYP hosts discussion on recreating Black Wall Street

The New York Urban League Young Professionals recently hosted its National Day of Empowerment at Moody’s in Downtown Manhattan.

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NJMH holds gala at Schomburg

Tuesday, Nov. 14, 2017, at the historic Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture in Harlem, the National Jazz Museum in Harlem hosted its Third Annual Fall Benefit Concert, Uptown in Autumn

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Humble providing more meals for locals

Chief Master Sabu and the Humble School of Martial Arts will be hosting its 37th annual Humble Thanksgiving feeding festivity Nov. 23, 2017.

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Is Oprah Winfrey replacing Charlie Rose on 'CBS This Morning?'

Multiple reports indicate that CBS is "begging" media personality and businesswoman Oprah Winfrey to replace disgraced news anchor Charlie Rose as co-host of "CBS This Morning."

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City Council holds joint on housing, homelessness and safety

Earlier this week, Council Member Jumaane Williams , Deputy Leader and Chair of Council's Housing and Buildings Committee, and Council Member Stephen, Chair of the Committee on General Welfare held a hearing on two bills that relate to housing and homelessness.

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