Charges against a mother were dropped after video captured by a bystander showed officers pulling a 1-year-old baby from her arms at a Brooklyn benefits office, District Attorney Eric Gonzalez announced Tuesday.
WLNY-TV (Channels 10/55) continues a holiday tradition by rekindling its Yule Log on Christmas Eve and Christmas Day.
An Alabama 9-year-old girl took her own life on Monday night, leaving her family in shock.
2 on desk duty after outrage over video of baby yanked from mom at benefits office, but family skeptical
It’s video that’s been viewed, shared and commented on hundreds of thousands of times worldwide on social media, and exponentially more times than that on other media.
Video shows a group of police officers pulling a 1-year-old baby from a woman's arms and dragging the woman across the floor of a Brooklyn food assistance center.
President Donald Trump has decided to nominate former attorney general William Barr to be the next permanent head of the Justice Department, the President told reporters Friday.
Just two days after being named host of the Academy Awards, Kevin Hart stepped down following an outcry over past homophobic tweets by the comedian.
Odyssey Impact, in conjunction with the Abyssinian Baptist Church and the Tau Omega Chapter, Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc., is hosting a free screening of the award-winning documentary “The Rape of Recy Taylor,” followed by a panel discussion.
The Society for Africans in Diaspora held their eighth annual African Diaspora Awards at the Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture Dec. 2, 2018.
City Council Member Robert E. Cornegy unveiled a scale model of a statue of legendary Congresswoman Shirley Chisholm that will be installed in Brower Park next year.
The police officer that put Eric Garner in a department-banned chokehold appeared for a hearing with the NYPD Thursday.
New York City’s Apollo Theater plans to build two new performance spaces to incubate works by up-and-coming artists.
Billions of dollars in revenue were generated for small and large retailers this past Black Friday and Cyber Monday, making it the most profitable weekend after Thanksgiving ever.
New Jersey Sen. Cory Booker stopped by the PIX11 newsroom Monday to discuss the passing of George H.W. Bush, closing the racial wealth-gap and a potential 2020 presidential run.
Rev. Al Sharpton who is currently in South Africa hosting an MSNBC broadcast on the 100th anniversary of Nelson Mandela, confirmed to the NY Post the sale of his life story to his non-profit National Action Network.
A mural celebrating African-American achievement was defaced with swastikas on Thursday in Los Angeles, police said. They are investigating the incident as a possible hate crime.
George H.W. Bush, a patrician New Englander whose presidency soared with the coalition victory over Iraq in Kuwait, but then plummeted in the throes of a weak economy that led voters to turn him out of office after a single term, has died. He was 94.
Michael Cohen, President Donald Trump’s former lawyer, has pleaded guilty to lying to Congress about work he did on a Trump real estate deal in Russia.
The FDNY reports that a church in Harlem has collapsed leaving a worker injured and trapped.
Street Corner Resources, a leading anti-gun violence and community resource organization in Harlem, host an open mic night that’s not just an ordinary open mic event.
Award-winning GaBBY Bows CEO Gabrielle Goodwin and her mom Rozalynn are sharing their international brand with other girls and their moms through the Mommy and Me Entrepreneurship Academy.
Four correction officers were injured in two separate events inside the Horizon Juvenile Facility Monday and Tuesday.
A woman is poised to lead the New York state Senate for the first time in history.
New York City Housing Authority Residents are struggling without heating and the Housing and Urban Development regional director said she's intending to stay in a NYCHA apartment to see first hand what tenants go through.
Fares up, service down. The all too familiar MTA formula being proposed as the city’s transportation provider grapples with a billion dollar budget hole.
Oprah Winfrey’s mother, Vernita Lee, has died at the age of 83.
Encourage your child’s imagination while boosting self-esteem, rousing self-awareness, and celebrating African heritage and culture with toys from these top Black-owned toy companies.
On November 13, in the wake of Michelle Obama’s book release, Barack Obama tweeted these kind words
Every year during this weekend (which follows the Thanksgiving holiday), retailers generate billions of dollars in revenue from anxious customers looking for the best deals
An Alabama family is mourning a man killed by police Thanksgiving night after being mistaken for the shooter who injured two people at a mall.
Sistas' Place in Brooklyn is hosting a reading of the Douglas Turner Ward play "Day of Absence" on Monday, Nov. 26 at 7 p.m.
New York State Senator Jose Peralta died at the age of 47, state lawmakers confirmed Thursday.
The New York Foundling hosted its annual “Let Us Give Thanks” for college students in foster care at the New York Hotel Wednesday.
The spirit of Thanksgiving was felt across the city as people came together to celebrate the holiday with food and camaraderie.
Reports indicate police have arrested a man accused of writing racial slurs at the African Burial Ground National Monument in Lower Manhattan earlier this month.
Legendary superstar Diana Ross and EGOT winner John Legend are among the many celebrities making appearances at the 92nd Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade scheduled to march in Midtown on Thursday.
The commissioner of an agency that investigates waste and malfeasance in New York City government said Monday
On Monday, community members and local politicians gathered at the Colonial Park Post Office on Macombs Place in Harlem as the building was renamed the Tuskegee Airmen Post Office
There will be no shortage of food at thousands of families' tables in Newark this Thanksgiving.
In its first year, the inaugural Black Tech Matters Influencer Awards Show took over SXSW in Austin, TX and is prepared to do the same on Tuesday November 27, 2018 in the heart of the nation’s capital.
Through its custom-developed software, Custom Greetings makes marking important occasions and milestones easy.
Democrat Stacey Abrams says she can’t win the Georgia governor’s race, effectively ending her challenge to Republican Brian Kemp.
Just in time to get you into the holiday spirit, WLTW 106.7 Lite FM switches to its annual all-holiday music format.
Parts of the tri-state will see significant snowfall Thursday, bringing the area its first taste of winter five weeks before the season officially begins.
Hot 97 Street Soldiers hosted a NYCHA town hall community meeting in the Bronx.
The 125th Street Business Improvement District hosted its annual Harlem Holiday Lights Event Nov. 19th, on 125th street between Fifth and 12th avenues, commemorating its 25th year.
Harlem State Sen. Brian Benjamin, in partnership with Whole Foods Market, hosted his second annual Turkey Giveaway to help feed families this November.
As temperatures fall to below freezing at night in the city, residents in NYCHA are already battling with heating issues.
Harlem resident and retried government worker Robert Bailey is America's newest millionaire.
Marian Wright Edelman transitions from President of the Children's Defense Fund to President Emerita
Children's advocate Marian Wright Edelman is transitioning from President of the Children's Defense Fund (CDF) into the new role of President Emerita in the Office of the Founder.