Since Juneteenth was first marked, New Yorkers were concurrently observing the holiday with their neighbors to the south and ...
An iconic stalwart and a progenitor of nonviolence in the civil rights movement, the Rev. James Lawson, Jr. has died.
The movement for reparations has persisted but critics insist these efforts l don’t answer the most pressing question: ...
The Amazon Labor Union, a grassroots group that won a major victory at an Amazon warehouse two years ago, has agreed to ...
After Ralph W. Ellison published his novel “Invisible Man" in 1952, nearly a half-century went by before “Juneteenth” was ...
As we mark the third anniversary of Juneteenth’s recognition as a national holiday, we are reminded that this commemoration is much more than parades, picnics, and family-oriented gatherings.
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Home visiting programs have provided a lifeline for families, especially those for whom access to quality early education is scarce or out of reach financially.
Amsterdam News has been reporting the news of the day from a Black perspective for 113 years. Donors who choose to give monthly or annually will receive Amsterdam News’ Weekly E-Edition and acclaimed ...
Teresa Weatherspoon was a member of the inaugural New York Liberty team when the WNBA launched its first season in 1997.
As NYC's affordable housing crisis continues, Mayor Eric Adams opens the waitlist for the NYCHA Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher program.
Harriet Pickens was an American naval officer and administrator. She was one of the first two Black women commissioned by the U.S. Navy.