Eric Adams Defends His New Gun Czar Despite Group’s Mismanagement

“You’re talking about DOI? I’m talking about DOA,” says mayor of Department of Investigation probe that found financial impropriety and nepotism at Andre Mitchell’s Man Up! organization.

Eric Adams Defends His New Gun Czar Despite Group’s Mismanagement

New York City, NY June 1, 2022. NYC Mayor Eric Adams attends the FDNY as they celebrate Medal Day where members of the NYC Fire Department receive awards for their heroic work in the past year. (Shutterstock) By Greg B. Smith, THE CITY With shootings on the rise in New York City, Mayor Eric Adams […]

‘The Haitian Story is the Black Story.’ Haiti Through the Eyes of Haitian-Americans

‘The Haitian Story is the Black Story.’ Haiti Through the Eyes of Haitian-Americans

By C. Isaiah Smalls II, Miami Herald Kerlie Leonce wasn’t always proud to be Haitian. A first-generation American, Leonce doesn’t speak Creole and, a times, felt ostracized because of it, as if she always had to prove herself to other Haitians. At one point, Leonce even began introducing herself as “Kelly” because she was ashamed […]

Immigrant New Yorkers Can’t Wait: Leading Immigration Advocates, Elected Officials Demand Legislature Pass ‘New York for All’ and ‘Stop Immigration Bond Abuse’ Acts

Immigrant New Yorkers Can’t Wait: Leading Immigration Advocates, Elected Officials Demand Legislature Pass ‘New York for All’ and ‘Stop Immigration Bond Abuse’ Acts

NY State Senator Julia Salazar speaks in support of Immigrant Workers During May Day Parade at Washington Square Park in New York City on May 1, 2022. (Shutterstock) By NYIC Albany, NY: On May 24, alongside elected officials and impacted voices, the New York for All Coalition and Break the Shackles came together to demand […]

A Pandemic Lesson: Older Adults Need to Go Back to Their Doctor and Make Preventive Care a Top Priority

A Pandemic Lesson: Older Adults Need to Go Back to Their Doctor and Make Preventive Care a Top Priority

By Laurie Archbald-Pannone, The Conversation Older people have borne a higher burden of illness and death from COVID-19, with people 65 and older experiencing higher rates of hospitalization and death. That’s only part of the sad story, however. In many instances, older people stopped seeing their doctors, and standard clinical care for their chronic medical […]

Global Politics, Ukraine & The Hunger War in East Africa

Global Politics, Ukraine & The Hunger War in East Africa

Axum, Ethiopia – Feb 10, 2020: Ethiopian children seen on the road from Axum to Gheralta, Tigray in Northern Ethiopia, Africa. (Shutterstock) By Linda Nwoke The United Nations warns that over twenty million people will be at risk of starvation in 2022. They link it to delayed rains, lack of international aid, and drought in […]

A Proclamation on National Caribbean-American Heritage Month, 2022

A Proclamation on National Caribbean-American Heritage Month, 2022

America’s strength has always been rooted in our diversity. Since our Nation’s founding, generation after generation of immigrants have helped build this country, and the prosperity and opportunity that draw so many immigrants to America would not be possible without the contributions and legacies of Caribbean Americans. Today, millions of Caribbean Americans strengthen our country […]

41 Candidates Nominate for 15 Constituencies in June 23 General Election

41 Candidates Nominate for 15 Constituencies in June 23 General Election

Editorial credit: a katz / Shutterstock.com By Wiredja.com Grenada’s two main political parties on Wednesday June 1, 2022, nominated 41 candidates to contest all 15 seats up for grabs in the June 23, 2022, general election. Prime Minister Dr. Keith Mitchell is leading the ruling New National Party (NNP) into the election and is hoping […]

Bob Marley Inducted to Black Music and Entertainment Walk of Fame

Bob Marley Inducted to Black Music and Entertainment Walk of Fame

Editorial Credit: Stefano Chiacchiarini ’74 / Shutterstock.com By Staff Writer, Jamaicans Legendary Jamaican reggae artist Bob Marley will be one of 16 influential Black musicians honored at the Black Music and Entertainment Walk of Fame (BMEWOF) Crown Jewel of Excellence Black Music Month Class of 2022 Induction and Juneteenth Celebration on June 18, 2022. The […]