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.
Leaders of the African community in New York and the New York Immigration Coalition are speaking out against Ebola hysteria, reports Afrikanspot.
How has the Ebola hysteria affected the largest Liberian community outside Liberia? CUNY TV’s “Independent Sources” finds out in one of three segments.
Arab-American activist Linda Sarsour visited Ferguson, Missouri, recently and in an interview with Colorlines reflects on the connections between communities suffering from racism and violence.
Hungarian sculptor Gabriel Koren, who has sculpted famous African-American figures, needs financial assistance to complete her commissions, reports Amsterdam News.
Model turned shoe designer Armando Cabral was born in Guinea-Bissau, lived in Portugal and England, and now calls NYC home.
The Caribbean Cultural Center African Diaspora Institute (CCCADI) will relocate to the historic site of a former firehouse in East Harlem thanks to the help of city agencies, reports Manhattan Times.
A three-gallery exhibit in Harlem celebrates the 40th year of Ntozake Shange’s “for colored girls who have considered suicide/when the rainbow is enuf,” according to separate reports in Amsterdam News and The Uptowner.
The spread of Ebola in Liberia is disrupting trade and keeping customers away.
Afro Latin Jazz and salsa dancing marked the celebration at the Harlem School of the Arts.
Mali singer-songwriter Salif Keita performed in NYC, part of a multi-city tour to raise funds and awareness of albinism, reports Afrikanspot.