Thursday, January 23, 2020

Tag: New York

New York Fails to Legalize Marijuana After...

After days of contentious negotiations, a bill that would legalize the sale of recreational marijuana was snuffed out in the New York state legislature. Manhattan...

Vandal Topples Wax Statue of Sean ‘Diddy’...

NEW YORK (AP) — Police say someone attacked a statue of Sean "Diddy" Combs at Madame Tussauds wax museum in New York, shoving the...

NYC Homicide Tally May be Lowest in...

NEW YORK (AP) — New York City could register the fewest number of homicides in several decades in 2018, as the city continues its...

Phaedra Parks Returns to Reality TV on ‘Braxton...

A week after “Braxton Family Values” returned from a hiatus for the next half of season six, former "Real Housewives of Atlanta" star Phaedra Parks has confirmed she's...

New York Becomes 1st Major City to...

NEW YORK (AP) — New York is becoming the first major city in the U.S. to offer free phone calls from jails. The New York...

Verbal Altercation Flies Off the Rails After...

 A verbal altercation on New York's Long Island railroad devolved into chaos this week after a white passenger hurled racial insults at a Black...

18-Year-Old Entrepreneur Paints Images of Women of...

Cheyenne Sookoo, a Brooklyn teen spends hours inside her family's apartment creating stunning paintings that detail nature and the merits of women of color. "So...

Why DMX’s Attorney Requests the Rapper’s Music...

Attorney Murray Richman has asked that his client DMX's "compositions" be played during Thursday's court hearing to coax the judge to lighten up the...

An Outraged Cardi B Wants To Know...

https://www.instagram.com/p/BgpdxsABrUn/ As Cardi B continues to make a dent in the music industry, the "Bodak Yellow" rapper is seeing an increase in her bottom line....

Rumors of Kanye West Canceling NY Fashion...

New York Fashion Week is finally here, but Kanye West fans will be disappointed to learn that the rapper might not debut his Yeezy...

Grenadian-Born Tawana Paul Is Youngest Woman to...

The techniques and dreams that are sometimes repressed into our unconscious can in fact become a part of our consciousness and lives if the...

9 Black Moms That Couldn’t Celebrate Mother’s...

Mother's Day is a time for celebrating not only the women who gave birth to us but the women who have been instrumental in our...

10 US Cities Where Gentrification Is Happening...

It has been playing out across the country — urban areas once occupied mostly by African-Americans are being reinvented with overpriced housing and businesses...

Almost-Billionaire Don Peebles Redeveloping Underserved Communities With...

At 54, Don Peebles, mentored as a young man by the late, controversial Washington, D.C., mayor Marion Barry, has made a fortune — literally...

5 Best Cities NBA Players Go to...

It's one thing to play in Utah for the Jazz. It's another thing to live there when the season is over. There are many...

Black Man Whose Job Was to Investigate...

The New York Department of Taxation and Finance is facing a civil rights lawsuit from its former director of diversity and affirmative action, Joseph Brooking,...

9 Major Cities Experiencing a Shocking Level...

In the 1990s, Black Americans began moving in significant numbers to the South. This marked a reversal of the Great Migration, in which Blacks...

At Least 7 Dead in Collapse of...

At least seven people have died and dozens have been injured in the explosion that leveled two residential buildings in Upper Manhattan Wednesday. A...

Juan Orlando Hernandez Wins Honduras Election For...

Honduras the Nationalist Party candidate Juan Orlando Hernandez beat out eight other candidates to become the country's next president, despite his party's previously poor record...