Category : New York

Northeast / New York - 2 days ago

Community Calendar

Friday, November 15th& Black Public Media Open Call Deadline Attention filmmakers! This year’s Open Call is for feature-length documentaries, shorts (nonfiction or scripted) or limited podcast series for public media distribution. Selected p...

Northeast / New York - 2 days ago

Byron Allen Vs. Comcast

Supreme Court Hears Arguments On When A Racial Discrimination Case Is “Plausible” Enough To Go Forward — UpdateBy Ted Johnson, deadline.com Byron Allen’s racial discrimination case against Comcast came before the Supreme Court on Wednesday, as so...

Northeast / New York - 2 days ago

Melanie Garcia Missing

EAST NEW YORK, Brooklyn — Police said Saturday they’re searching for a 15-year-old girl missing since June. Melanie Garcia, 15, was last seen at around 3:45 p.m. at the Good Shepherd Services at 479 New Jersey Ave. in East New York on June 22, a...

Northeast / New York - 2 days ago

As Above, So Below

Thinker’s Notebook & By Marlon Rice I can tell you dozens of subway stories from my time growing up in this community.& When I was a kid, my mom would take the train home and if she needed extra hands to carry bags then she’d cal...

Northeast / New York - 6 days ago

Mt Vernon’s Lillian C. Jones Turns 100

My mother always told me and my sister before she passed that she wanted us to give her flowers while she was still alive. Most of the time we celebrate people we love after they have passed. Black Westchester wanted to honor one of Mount Vernon̵...

Northeast / New York - 1 week ago

Remembering Heavy D

You cannot have a discussion about music from the 914 without including the Overweight Lover, Hip-Hop legend Heavy D. During the course of his 25-plus year career, the larger than life entertainer was a superstar in every sense of the word. As the fi...

Northeast / New York - 1 week ago

WHAT’S GOING ON

By Victoria Horsford THE WEEK IN REVIEW 11/5 ELECTION RESULTS: & NEW YORK: Congratulations to Brooklyn’s & Jumaane Williams who won the election for Public Advocate, making him next in line of succession to the NYC mayoralty, and Quee...

Northeast / New York - 1 week ago

Harriet, Dolemite and the Art of Storytelling

Thinker’s Notebook & By Marlon Rice Two particular movies came out over the last two weeks that depict fictionalized stories about a pair of Black folks that were both iconic within their own eras and environment.& I want you to a...

Northeast / New York - 1 week ago

Williams, Katz, Louis Win in General Election

By Steven Klett Democrats Jumaane Williams, Melinda Katz and Farah Louis all swept, as expected, to easy wins and the reform ballot questions passed without resistance last night in the city’s special general election one year away from the 2020...