Day: December 15, 2016


Coaches Corner

(photos by Nathaniel Adams) Girls Varsity Basketball 12/12/2016 Harry Van Arsdale Educational Campus – 31 Paul Robeson Campus High School – 63 Harry Van Arsdale Head Coach Johnathan Beckman: “We came out to a good start to the game. They tried to throw a punch at us right away, we took the lead by 6 […]readmore


Brooklyn Soccer Wrap-up

By Eddie Castro In football, the Borough of Brooklyn opened some eyes throughout the city this year. In the sport of boys soccer, Brooklyn thrived this past season as well. When you talk about what leads to championship-caliber teams, every team has the one player who defines the odds and plays hard every night. Although […]readmore

Other News

The Creator of Kwanzaa to Give 50th Anniversary Message in

The New York Chapter of the National Association of Kawaida Organizations (NAKO) & The International African Arts Festival (IAA Festival) will host a 50th Anniversary of Kwanzaa Celebration with the Creator of Kwanzaa, Dr. Maulana Karenga, who will be giving his Annual Founder’s Message. 2016 Theme: Kwanzaa, The Nguzo Saba and Constant Striving: Repairing, Renewing […]readmore

What's Going On


By Victoria Horsford HARLEM UPDATE: reports that the Harlem-based restaurant CECIL, on West 118th Street at St. Nicholas, bites the dust, as we know it, on December 31st. Esquire magazine named CECIL one of the best restaurants of the year. CECIL will undergo an overhaul and consolidate with its nearby sibling, Minton’s Harlem, a […]readmore

News around the Web

Trump Thanks Blacks Who Didn’t Vote

Trump Thanks Blacks Who Didn’t Vote By Kaitlyn D’Onofrio, According to President-elect Donald Trump, Black voters who stayed home on Election Day were “almost as good” as the ones who voted for him, who came through for him “big league.” “The African American community was great to us. They came through, big league. Big […]readmore


On the Path to Improved Financial Health – Step 5:

(Part 5 of a 5-Part Series)  In this final installment in the series I want to talk about putting everything previously shared together. As I shared in my book, Keeping Your Church Alive: Advice for Pastors, Leaders and Active Members, just as churches must manage the resources they have been provided, individuals must manage their […]readmore


Hunter College Student Wins Marshall Scholarship

Hunter College student Faiza Masood, Class of 2017, has been selected as a recipient of one of the most prestigious academic honors, the Marshall Scholarship, it was announced today.  She is one of only two students in New York State to receive the Marshall this year, and a first for Hunter College.  The Marshall Scholarship, […]readmore

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FDA takes action against four tobacco manufacturers for illegal sales

SILVER SPRING, Md., Dec. 9, 2016 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today issued warning letters to four tobacco manufacturers — Swisher International Inc., Cheyenne International LLC, Prime Time International Co. and Southern Cross Tobacco Company Inc. — for selling flavored cigarettes that are labeled as little cigars or cigars, which is a violation of the Family […]readmore