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Ex-NYC Mayor David Dinkins Released From Hospital
Former New York City Mayor David Dinkins has been released from the hospital after treatment for pn...


Commentary: Election Night Winners and Losers
Despite what conservatives try to argue, Black people do vote for white candidates....


Basil Paterson, Renowned Harlem Political Leader, Dies at 87
Basil A. Paterson, New York’s first African-American Secretary of State and the father of the state...


In Close Race in Harlem, Charles Rangel Prevails for a 23rd Term
Rep. Charles Rangel wins primary to serve a 23rd term in Congress for New York....


NYC's First Black Mayor Offers Blunt Advice to N.Y. State' First Black Gov
New York City’s first Black mayor offers blunt advice to N.Y. state’s first Black governor....


Harlem Icon Percy Sutton Dies; N.Y. Mayor Orders Flags at Half-Mast
Harlem Icon Percy Sutton Dies; N.Y. Mayor Orders Flags at Half-Mast...


Percy Sutton Laid to Rest
AG Holder Calls Percy Sutton a True Hero...


NY Gov. Paterson drops election bid under pressure
NEW YORK – Less than a week after declaring he would seek a full four-year term, New York Gov...


Watch the Livestream of Ruby Dee's Memorial Service
The memorial service for late iconic actress and civil rights activist Ruby Dee will be livestreame...


Commentary: A New Progressive Administration in New York City
Bill de Blasio is invoking liberal themes that are earning him the attention of like-minded officia...


Transcript of the President's Speech at the National Action Network Annual Gala
Transcript of the President Obama's speech at the National Action Network 13th annual conference....


In America, an Outpouring of Tributes for Nelson Mandela
Throughout the country, Nelson Mandela was hailed as a larger-than-life leader who was a role model...


Commentary: Encountering Mandela, an Unforgettable Experience
The newly democratically elected president of South Africa came to New York nearly 20 years ago and...


Vanessa Williams Speaks Out for Marriage Equality
In a video message the actress shows her support for gay marriage....


Rangel's Supporters Urge 'No' Vote on Censure
Rangel's supporters urge 'No' vote on censure....


Commentary: More Than Ever, Voting Is an Imperative for Black America
A Cornell psychologist‘s suggestion that people are unable to make competent decisions on voting sh...