Hundreds gathered in Newark on July 25 for the Million People’s March to protest police brutality.
The All Stars Project held a meeting between hundreds of NYPD officers and community members to build mutual respect and enhance relations, reports the Amsterdam News.
A carrier pigeon was released to inaugurate the events commemorating the first anniversary of Eric Garner’s death, El Diario reports.
A year after the death of Eric Garner there are signs of improvement in the relationship between the police and the community, El Diario/La Prensa reports.
On an episode of CUNY TV’s Bob Herbert’s Op-Ed.TV, journalist Pamela Newkirk talks about the subject of her book “Spectacle: The Astonishing Life of Ota Benga.” Benga, a young man taken from the Congo, ended up at the Monkey House of the Bronx Zoo.
Moses Tuki, a Nigerian artist, made a giant sculpture from bike shop scrap and other cast-offs, using a “breakthrough” to avoid welding, Tribeca Trib reports.
Warren and Nicolle Pala make biltong out of their New Jersey factory using techniques from their native South Africa and ingredients found stateside.
Rep. Yvette Clarke called for city officials to review and overhaul procedures for contracting with minority and women-owned business, Our Times Press reports exclusively.
Nearly 150 members of the South Asian community gathered at Diversity Plaza in Jackson Heights to discuss the Charleston shooting and racial violence in the U.S., from an immigrant perspective, reports News India Times.
The “Afros: A Celebration of Natural Hair” exhibit at House of Art Gallery in Bedford-Stuyvesant displays Michael July’s photos of afros, dreadlocks and other natural Black hairstyles, reports Brooklyn Daily.
African-American leaders of the LGBT community want more resources and attention devoted to them in the state’s plan to end AIDS by 2020, reports Gay City News.
Fashion for the full-figured woman is gaining in popularity among a highly diverse customer base.
A roundup of stories from the community and ethnic press offers some of the NYC-area response to the church massacre in Charleston, South Carolina.
Puerto Rican artists explore the history and mythology of vejigante masks.
A procurement meeting brought together women and minority-owned businesses and city and state agencies recently, Manhattan Times reports.