Legislation Co-Sponsored by Councilmembers Powers and Brannan Will Put Money Back Into Pockets of Small Business Owners and Fuel City's Recovery. Fulfills Commitment Made in Mayor's "Renew, Rebuild, Reinvent: A Blueprint for New York City's Economic Recovery"
NEW YORK, NY – MAY 09: Keith Powers Speaks at a press conference in Times Square on May 9, 2021 in New York City. (Shutterstock) New York – New York City Mayor Eric Adams today hailed a new law he actively and strongly pushed for that suspends the city’s liquor license surcharge and puts money back […]
With Omicron variant sub-lineages BA.4 and BA.5 driving most new COVID-19 infections, and other diseases likely to emerge in the future, increased medical production is key to saving lives, PAHO Director says.
By PAHO Washington D.C. 13 July 2022 (PAHO) – As Omicron sub-lineages BA.4 and BA.5 drive a new wave of COVID-19 infections across the Americas, and cases of monkeypox continue to rise, the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) Director Carissa F. Etienne has called on countries to work together to meet the growing demand for […]
By SPL Center ATLANTA – Today, four survivors of the Stewart Detention Detention Center (Stewart) in collaboration with the Black Alliance for Just Immigration, El Refugio, Georgia Detention Watch, Georgia Human Rights Clinic, Georgia Latino Alliance for Human Rights (GLAHR), Owings MacNorlin, LLC, Project South and the Southern Poverty Law Center, filed an administrative complaint against the U.S. […]
New York state’s new regulations are forcing families to buy third-party care packages from pre-approved vendors. Families say the new policy is “retaliation” and a way to squeeze more profits from incarcerated people and their loved ones.
By Mansa Musa, The Real News The prison-industrial complex has many ways of turning the incarceration of human beings into a profitable business model. In New York state, new regulations targeting care packages for prisoners show this logic at work. Friends and families of incarcerated people can no longer send packages containing food to those […]
A very important part of our Jamaican culture is the food. There are quite a few well-known menu items in the Jamaican culture that people will almost always cook at home, request a restaurant/cook shop/food stall. Meanwhile, there are others that may be deemed underrated, I believe, because not many people have tried or because […]
Pasadena, CA USA – June 24, 2022. Mishael Morgan attends the 2022 Daytime Emmys Awards. (Shutterstock) By Clarence Benoza, The Things Making history with an Emmy! Actress Mishael Morgan of the hit CBS show The Young and The Restless has just become the first Black actress to win a Daytime Emmy for Outstanding Lead Actress. […]
After a controversy in 2020 when Kylie was stripped of her billionaire status, Rihanna was not far behind, ready to properly earn the title.
Recording artist Rihanna attends the FENTY PUMA by Rihanna AW16 Collection during Fall 2016 New York Fashion Week at 23 Wall Street on February 12, 2016 in New York City. (Shutterstock) By The Root Rihanna was officially named America’s youngest self-made billionaire in June of 2022, being 34 and worth $1.4 billion. This comes a […]
President Joseph R. Biden recognized Dr. Lindsay for being the first American to be immunized against Covid-19 and her advocacy for health equity.
New York, NY – July 07: , the first person in the United States to receive the Covid-19 vaccination, attends the “Hometown Heroes” Ticker Tape Parade on July 07, 2021 in New York City. (Shutterstock) By Matthew Libassi, Northwell News During a special ceremony held at the White House on Thursday, July 7, President Joseph […]