City Announces Kenneth Ebie As Executive Director Of BE NYC Initiative

NYC Department of Small Business Services (SBS) Commissioner Jonnel Doris today announced the appointment of Kenneth Ebie as the inaugural Executive Director and Chief Development Officer of Black Entrepreneurs NYC (BE NYC). Continue Reading →

Mayor de Blasio Launch Next Phase Of Policing Reinvention Collaborative

The City is beginning the next phase of intensive community engagement to develop a concrete set of additional, new reforms that will allow police to better serve residents, Mayor Bill de Blasio announced today. Continue Reading →

Call For NY State To End The Sale Of All Flavored Tobacco As A Racial & Health Equity Imperative

By Dr. Hazel N. Dukes

“For decades, Big Tobacco has made it clear that Black lives don’t matter to them. Continue Reading →

Community Stakeholders, Electeds And Others Join The NAACP’s Call Not To Reopen NYC Schools

Dear Mayor de Blasio:

The NAACP New York State Conference of Branches has sent you and the Chancellor of Education Dr. Richard Carranza several letters since the beginning of June, 2020. Continue Reading →

Disrupting Racial And Ethnic Disparities 2.0, NYers Of Color Face Inequalities From Harlem To Hollis

Older New Yorkers of color are more threatened by gentrification, more likely to skip prescription medications because of cost, more burdened by utility bills, and more financially squeezed by the responsibilities of family caregiving than older White New Yorkers. Continue Reading →

Harlem Based New York Urban League Champions Of Diversity Brunch Award’s And Breakfast

The Harlem-based New York Urban League (NYUL) recognizes companies and respected leaders who have exemplary diversity practices in the areas of leadership, hiring and promotion, supplier diversity, and philanthropy at its 16th Annual Champions of Diversity (COD) Awards Breakfast. Continue Reading →