A form of street dance employing rhythmic movement and contortions is on view at the Park Avenue Armory through April 4, reports Brooklyn Based.
On March 21, #HackHarlem was held for 12 hours to develop ideas for new apps to benefit Harlem.
The New York State Legislature debates whether to raise the age for imprisonment as an adult from 16 to 18, a measure that would affect mostly Hispanic and African-American youth, El Diario reports.
The levels of child poverty in New York state are reaching epidemic proportions and Latino and African-American children are the most affected, El Diario reports.
Liberia’s president Ellen Johnson Sirleaf discussed the challenges of Ebola and rebuilding her country after civil war at a Women’s History Month event at York College in Queens, reports Queens Chronicle.
In the wake of the beating of a 15-year-old by her peers, community leaders at a rally in Flatbush sponsored by the National Action Network urged that more resources and more attention be devoted to youths, Ditmas Park Corner reports.
In this audio report, the mother of two young boys discusses how to deal with the effects of mistrust that police surveillance engenders, while a community activist urges the political empowerment of Muslims in New York.
Ghana’s Independence Day was celebrated by the Ghana Catholic Youth Ministry in the Bronx.
New Yorkers marched across the Brooklyn Bridge to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the march in Selma, AL. In this video, today’s marchers reflect on what it means to them.
Find out about an African American migration to Russia in the ’20s and ’30s; the multimillion-dollar renovation of an Afro-Caribbean cultural center; and a Brooklyn-based designer whose move online got the attention of Beyonce, all in the latest episode of “Independent Sources.”
Hundreds of New Yorkers crossed the Brooklyn Bridge from Manhattan to commemorate the 50th anniversary of Bloody Sunday, observing that the struggle for civil rights is not over, Brooklyn Daily Eagle reported.
In this video, Prince Thompson, who came here from Liberia for back surgery and was forced to remain because of the Ebola outbreak, reflects on his circumstances and life in Little Liberia.
On March 7, marchers will commemorate the first Selma voting rights march by crossing the Brooklyn Bridge.
A forum at the Ford Foundation explored how young men of color suffer as victims of violence and crime, reports Colorlines.
In honor of the final days of Black History Month, judges and employees of the Kings County Supreme Court held their annual fashion show, reports Brooklyn Daily Eagle, with “A History of Black Life and Culture” as this year’s theme.