The first Black Congresswoman in the U.S. to be honored in her hometown of Brooklyn. And Viola Davis is set to play Chisholm in an upcoming biopic.
Late politician Shirley Chisholm, a trailblazer who worked to improve the lives of others, became the first Black woman elected to Congress in 1968. Fifty years after she made history, New York City announced it would honor Chisholm with a statue in her hometown.
Michelle Carter was awarded a $4 million settlement after losing both her legs in a New York City subway train accident.
Michelle Carter, who won a $4 million settlement after she lost both legs when she was struck by a subway train, was robbed of the money by five heartless men in her neighborhood.
UPDATE: #CornerstoreCaroline Calls the Cops on a 9-Year-Old Black Boy for Allegedly Groping Her in a Bodega: Viral Video
A white woman accuses a Black boy of sexual assault. Is this 2018 or 1955?
UPDATE 10/12/2018: In proper Twitter fashion, amateur sleuths came out of the woodwork to ensure that the world would know the real person behind this atrocious act. Meet Teresa Sue Klein aka #CornerstoreCaroline. And apparently Teresa does have ties to the police. However, she was on the wrong end of the law and not an actual police officer. The gluteal-challenged woman has a criminal record and may even be a sex offender. Shame on her.
Principal Patricia Catania denied lessons on the Harlem Renaissance and confiscated a student-made poster celebrating Lena Horne.
Patricia Catania, principal of Intermediate School 224 in Bronx, N.Y., told teacher Mercedes Liriano-Clark on Feb. 7 not to give lessons about the Harlem Renaissance and abolitionist and statesman Frederick Douglass.
Lowell Hawthorne was a Jamaican immigrant turned American entrepreneur who appeared on "Undercover Boss." He was 57.
Lowell Hawthorne founded Golden Krust Caribbean Bakery & Grill in 1989, bringing a taste of the Caribbean to New York City and eventually nationwide. But despite his success, Hawthorne, 57, took his own life, shooting himself in the head at his Bronx factory.
Advisory firm EY agreed to lease 17 floors of a 67-story tower rising on Manhattan's west side.
(Reuters) — Ernst & Young LLP (No. 1 on the DiversityInc Top 50 Companies list) said on Thursday it will move its U.S. headquarters from Times Square to Brookfield Property Partners LP's Manhattan West project in the latest move marking a westward shift of New York's corporate landscape toward the Hudson River.
The president followed his usual rush to judgment when an attack is carried out by a non-white perpetrator.
In the days following the terror attack that killed eight people in New York City on Tuesday, President Donald Trump has capitalized on the opportunity to push his anti-immigration agenda.
Officer James Frascatore tackled Blake in 2015 while Blake stood outside a hotel.
The annual food festival has amplified local businesses and fostered a spirit of entrepreneurship within Harlem in New York City.
The food, culture and art of New York City's historic Harlem neighborhood is celebrated at Harlem EatUp!, an annual festival that not only highlights the vibrant community but has also brought economic growth to Harlem.
The funding helped support key renovations, real estate transactions, municipal services and more for organizations.
TD Bank (No. 38 on the DiversityInc Top 50 Companies list) announced that it provided a total of $460.8 million to metro New York City non-profit, education and government agencies in loans, lines of credit and letters of credit during fiscal year 2016. The funding helped support key renovations, real estate transactions, municipal services and more for organizations ranging from transit providers to private schools.
Undocumented not a criminal problem, according to local authorities.
The Department of Justice has made good on its promise that grant money would be in jeopardy for so-called "sanctuary" cities and states. The threat comes around the same time a survey from the Wall Street Journal found that no members of Congress representing border territory support President Trump's plan to build a wall. Many of them are opposed to it, with some saying they are noncommittal.
"New York's subway is by far the least wheelchair-friendly public transit system of any major American city, with only 92 of the system's 425 stations accessible."
When living in New York City, public transportation is often the lifeblood to accomplishing everyday tasks. One of the most unique and popular forms of transportation is the subway, but what if just getting on and off the train was considered a successful day? In a New York Times op-ed piece, Sasha Blair-Goldensohn addresses just this. He accounts his struggles of navigating the outdated and broken down New York transit system.