A New Jersey high school teacher is publishing a series of children’s books told through the eyes of an African-American boy and his Korean taekwondo instructor, reports Korea Daily.
A report by Manhattan Borough President Gale Brewer, obtained under FOIL, found that CB3 chair Gigi Li wasn’t biased in her appointments, says The Villager.
After 53 years of cutting hair at Marble Hill International Unisex Salon, owner Roosevelt “Rosey” Spivey received a 30-day notice to vacate the premises. Patrons tell The Riverdale Press what the barbershop has meant to them and the neighborhood.
“Brer Rabbit the Opera: A Funky Meditation on Gentrification” by Bedford–Stuyvesant performance artist Aisha Cousins tells a story of gentrification with the help of African folk tales and funk music, reports The Brooklyn Paper.
A coalition of 40 housing activists wants the city to halt development in the Broadway Triangle neighborhood, claiming apartments are being constructed to serve mostly Hasidic Jewish families, The Brooklyn Paper reports.
A new multimedia exhibit in Brooklyn allows artists to voice a response to the deaths of Michael Brown, Eric Garner, Trayvon Martin and others.
Young protestors in NYC marked Martin Luther King Jr. Day by marching for racial equality and juvenile justice.
On the anniversary of the earthquake in Haiti, Jean McGianni Celestin writes in the Haitian Times about the parallels between the struggles of the Haitian people and Black communities in the U.S.
President Obama’s deferred action would provide parents with temporary relief from daily fears of deportation but their longterm future remains in doubt.
All lives matter, says Brooklyn Daily Eagle legal editor Charisma L. Troiano, arguing in an opinion piece for a new hashtag, #Accountability.
In a video on Afrikanspot, the African owner of Assana’s Hair Braiding Center in Harlem says “it’s not fair” and it “really, really hurts” that customers are staying away over fears of getting Ebola.
Thousands of marchers in NYC joined the Millions March protests on Dec. 13, 12014.
Members of the largely West African congregation of Rev. Eric Kofi Owusu say his blessings, which are characteristic of a kind of Pentecostal Christianity practiced in Ghana, are worth every penny of their offerings.
Maria Hinojosa talks with Amsterdam News about a new documentary series illustrating her signature “America by the Numbers” analysis of demographic changes across the country.
Applying the principles of Kwanzaa to the Black LGBT Community was the subject of a recent panel discussion at the Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture in Harlem.