A good Samaritan helped to stop the attempted rape of a 19-year-old woman in East Harlem early Tuesday by a registered sex offender who previously raped a 13-year-old girl at gunpoint.
Join members of The Harlem Chamber Players with Ashley Horne, Orlando Wells, Amadi Azikiwe and Lawrence Zoernig as they perform American Opera Projects for the World Premiere of Nkeiru Okoye’s Harriet Tubman: When I Crossed That Line to Freedom.
In Mayor Bill de Blasio’s “tale of two cities,” New York’s public housing projects clearly stood as a city of have-nots and a tale of woe.
It isn’t necessarily the Bard’s finest work that gets trotted out for free summer Shakespeare festivals. More often than not, it’s the lowest-hanging comedy, designed to be a warm-weather trifle for the sweltering public.
During the 19th century, many Harlem, New York children escaped the heat by swimming in the Hudson or East rivers—they’d either jump off the piers or use enclosed swimming areas called “floating baths.”
Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today announced a new statewide initiative to give incarcerated individuals the opportunity to earn a college degree through funding college classes in prisons across New York.
Bad Boy Records CEO Diddy reportedly tried his best to ease tensions between G-Unit and incarcerated music mogul James “Jimmy Henchman” Rosemond (below) prior to a fatal shooting in 2009.
By Tod Roulette This is February and Black History Month is half done, but there are so many stories and facts to uncover about African Americans and our history.
Next Wednesday, February 19, 2014 at 10PM/ET TV One’s NAACP Image Award-winning hour-long music documentary Unsung features the story of Nile Rodgers, newly-minted Grammy winner for record of the year in the best pop duo/group performance category collaborating with Daft Punk and Pharrell Williams on the record “Get Lucky.”
A man who shot into a crowd of spectators and wounded five at a storied New York City basketball tournament has been sentenced to a decade in prison.
Attorney General Eric Schneiderman will announce Thursday that he is ousting more than half the leadership of the National Puerto Rican Day Parade Inc. for financial mismanagement and is reconstituting its board of directors.
The Rainbow PUSH Coalition and Citizenship Education Fund announced Wednesday at a press briefing during of the 17th Annual Wall Street Project Economic Summit it is imperative corporations cease locking out minorities on corporate boards and financial transactions.
It may be freezing outside, but inside Fairway Market it is hot and spicy. Indeed, Fairway is now offering home style tamales and empanadas through its new Latin Table line in all 14 stores in the tri-state area.
Artist Inge Hardison Join the National Conference of Artists New York (NCA) in celebration of the NCA 55th Anniversary, at their Our Art – Our Legacy Conference in New York. The event kicks off on February 18 and runs thru the 23rd with events throughout the NYC area. Check out this year’s events that are free and…
Heart disease is the number one killer of women in the United States and it affects one in three women. Mount Sinai Heart at The Mount Sinai Hospital hosted its annual Community Heart Health Fair on Friday, February 7 marking the 10th anniversary of the American Heart Association’s National Go Red Day.