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Aretha Franklin, NYC

Aretha Franklin Honored in NYC Subway in Graffiti

by Teddy Grant   Aug 17, 2018

Tributes for legendary soul singer Aretha Franklin have been pouring in from all over, following news that she passed away in Detroit on Thursday and... Read More

Statue of doctor, J. Marion Sims

Statue of Doctor Who Performed Experiments on Enslaved Black Women Removed in NYC

by Teddy Grant   Apr 17, 2018

The statue of a 19th-century obstetrician known as the “father of gynecology” was removed from its Central Park location on Tuesday. New York City’s... Read More

New York City Principal Under Investigation for Banning Black History Lessons

New York City Principal Under Investigation for Banning Black History Lessons

by Teddy Grant   Feb 12, 2018

A New York City principal is under fire for banning black history lessons from being taught at the school she presided over, according to... Read More

Commissioner Gregg Bishop Has Some Tips for Small Business Owners

Commissioner Gregg Bishop Has Some Tips for Small Business Owners

by Team Ebony   Jan 29, 2018

New York City’s Commissioner, Small Business Services, NYC, Gregg Bishop detailed how he helps entrepreneurs achieve success by connecting them with lenders. Bishop talked... Read More

The NAACP has joined forces with opponents of the New York City soda ban.

NAACP, Hispanic Federation Join Forces With Opponents of NYC Soda Ban

by The Grio   Jan 24, 2013

The city’s limit on the size of sugary drinks is an “extraordinary infringement” on consumer choice, a lawyer for the American Beverage Association and... Read More

Brandon Lincoln Woodard

Police Suspect LA Man Was Lured Into NYC Ambush

by #teamEBONY   Dec 13, 2012

Someone wanted Brandon Lincoln Woodard dead — bad enough to apparently lure him to a midtown Manhattan block for what looked like a professional hit. But... Read More

New Storm Approaching NYC, New Jersey

New Storm Approaching NYC, New Jersey

by #teamEBONY   Nov 07, 2012

A nor’easter blustered into New York and Jersey on Wednesday, threatening to swamp homes all over again, plunge neighborhoods back into darkness, and inflict... Read More

Rihanna and Chris Brown

Chris Brown and Rihanna Back Together?

by #teamEBONY   Oct 04, 2012

In the latest development of this year's most annoying celeb news story, Chris Brown was photographed in sweatpants and a hoodie, sneaking out of... Read More

Super-size me (not).

NYC Board of Health Passes Soda Ban

by #teamEBONY   Sep 14, 2012

New York City's Board of Health voted yesterday to ban the sale of sugary drinks in containers larger than 16 ounces in restaurants and... Read More

Empire State Shooting:More Evidence Against Bloomberg’s Stop and Frisk

Empire State Shooting: More Evidence Against Bloomberg's Stop and Frisk

by Edward Wyckoff Williams   Aug 28, 2012

When it comes to the nation’s misguided approach to gun control–or lack thereof –New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg is a hypocrite. Following a... Read More