Eric Garner’s Daughter Has A Few Words for NY Mayor

Eric Garner’s Daughter Has A Few Words for NY Mayor

by Shantell E. Jamison

It’s no secret that Eric Garner’s daughter thinks the city of New York could’ve done more for her father. Erica Garner has publicly spoken... Read More

The Amazing Afro-Cuban Colors of Havana Come to Harlem

The Amazing Afro-Cuban Colors of Havana Come to Harlem

by #teamEBONY

This month, representatives of Havana, Cuba came to Harlem, NY, to introduce the country’s rich tapestry of music, dance, art, and culture to audiences... Read More

Maya Angelou’s Art Collection Expected to Break Record

Maya Angelou’s Art Collection Expected to Break Record

by #teamEBONY

On September 15, 2015, the art collection of renowned Author and Poet Maya Angelou will go up for auction at the Swann Auction Galleries... Read More

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[OFFICER INVOLVED]
Teen Violently Arrested for Having Safety Pin

by D. Smith

A high school senior was handcuffed and arrested by NYPD safety agents on March 26 for using a pin to hold his glasses together.... Read More

The Color of Change report card

Color of Change:
NY News Features "Dangerous" Reporting on Blacks

by D. Smith

Last  week, ColorOfChange released, “Not To Be Trusted: Dangerous Levels of Inaccuracy in TV Crime Reporting in NYC," a new study highlighting discrepancies in... Read More

New York City Will Close Schools to Observe Muslim Holidays

NYC Mayor De Blasio to Close Schools for Muslim Holidays

by #teamEBONY

Mayor Bill de Blasio announced on Wednesday that two days in the NYC public school year will be turned into days off in observance... Read More

Freedom H. Weekes, founder of H.E.L.P Ministries preaching to a crowd.

H.E.L.P. Ministries Bring Young People Back to Church

by Jervelle Frederick

Young Christians in New York City have united to bring the world a progressive ministry, one where members work tirelessly to spread the importance of... Read More

Nate "Tiny" Archibald

[All-Star Classic] Nate “Tiny” Archibald Talks Street Ball Legends and Vintage NBA Moments

by Schott Jacobs

For many basketball junkies, New York City is considered the Mecca of playground or "street" ball. All five boroughs preserve the sacred ground on which... Read More

Black girls are suspended from school 6 times more often than white girls

Black Girls Suspended at Much Higher Rates than White Girls

by The Grio

A new study released by the African American Policy Forum and the Center for Intersectionality and Social Policy Studies at Columbia University shows that... Read More

7 Die When Packed Metro-North Train Hits Car on Tracks, Sparking Fiery Crash: Officials

Six Killed When New York Metro Train Hits Car

by #teamEBONY

Six people were killed when a Metro-North train packed with commuters from New York City hit a car on the railroad tracks in Westchester... Read More