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.
Ebola – how it affects family and friends in West Africa, and how stigmatization affects immigrants here – remains a concern for New York’s West African community.
One college student tells why he marches in the wake of the Ferguson decision, and why he is hopeful for a life of liberty and justice for all, in an opinion piece in The Haitian Times.
A revamped version of the “Harlem Is…Theater” exhibition is on display at the Interchurch Center and chronicles the history of Black theater in the city, with an emphasis on Harlem, reports Amsterdam News.
Protesters criss-crossed NYC to express outrage over a Staten Island grand jury’s decision not to indict the officer linked to the death of Eric Garner.
Community Board 3 chair Gigi Li has announced a series of moves that appear responsive to members who criticized her leadership last spring, reports The Lo-Down.
On the night of Nov. 24, New Yorkers protested the grand jury’s decision in Missouri not to indict the police officer who killed teenager Michael Brown.
Harlem bar and jazz club Paris Blues celebrates 45 years as a Harlem institution. Amsterdam News speaks to owner Samuel “Sam” Hargress Jr., who has been there since its opening in 1969.
Gotham Gazette takes a look at how entrance requirements and demographics compare for specialized high schools in New York, Chicago and Boston.
African-American male running group Black Men Run gears up for the New York City Marathon.
Rising rents are pushing residents out of the Little Senegal community in Harlem, The Uptowner reports.