A federal appeals panel on Friday denied a request by lawyers for New York that it overturn a judge’s sweeping ruling on the Police Department’s stop-and-frisk practices, all but ending the Bloomberg administration’s ability to legally challenge the ruling.
Reverend Gary Davis, also Blind Gary Davis, (April 30, 1896 – May 5, 1972) was an American blues and gospel singer and guitarist, who was also proficient on the banjo and harmonica.
If you ask Trinidad James, Atlanta runs New York’s hip-hop scene; but Bun B and Harlem rap star A$AP Rocky don’t quite see it that way.
The Apollo Theater continues its 2013-2014 season with a series of holiday programs designed to celebrate family, culture, music and community.
Wooden houses, long before the real estate development in East Harlem looking east at Pleasant Avenue and 116th Street, in 1900.
When actresses LisaGay Hamilton and Yolonda Ross finished reading the script for two-time Oscar nominee John Sayles’ new film, “Go For Sisters,” they immediately knew they wanted to be cast in it since they appreciated the script’s sensitivity in dealing with issues of sisterhood and race.
When Barack Obama arrived in Washington almost five years ago, the universal assumption was that the young president—who had, after all, won office by exploiting every connective tool of the national social and electoral network—would run his White House in sharp contrast to the bunkered, hunkered-down George W. Bush.
A world renowned civil rights group’s plan to turn a row of small businesses in Harlem into a lustrous new headquarters and black history museum would trample on the very small business owners whose life stories could themselves be in the museum, foes say.
East Harlem’s Mayor Fiorello LaGuardia appointing Harlem resident who lived on 138th Street Lt. Samuel J. Battle as member of Parole Commission. Battle was the first black to serve for the NYPD.
Gordon Roger Alexander Buchanan Parks (November 30, 1912 – March 7, 2006) was an American photographer, musician, writer and film director.
As one of the honorees at Harlem resident Bette Midler’s annual Hulaween gala on Thursday, Michael Bloomberg was obligated to explain his costume.
This eatery scrambles more than eggs. A clever barista turned the Astor Row Cafe’s “B” rating into a more desirable offering, mixing it with some ingredients from the alphabet to serve up “brunch.”
Each year, twice a year, New York Fashion Week serves -an exciting time for the city of New York. Fashionistas and fashiongents come from near and far to view the upcoming seasons projected fashions.
By Yolande Brener I have often walked past the island at 143rd Street and Amsterdam, but never have I seen it so full of life and good energy as at the official opening of Brotherhood Sister Sol’s Hamilton Heights Green Market on June 17.
Queens Council Member Daniel J. Halloran presented a City of New York Proclamation to the Foundation for a Drug-Free World New York Chapter and the Fialkoff Foundation for a Drug-Free World NYC Program last night at the Fialkoff Dental Study Club.