National News

Two Men Convicted of Killing Malcolm X to be Exonerated

In a shocking turn of events, the two men convicted of the 1965 killing of Malcolm X, Muhammad A. Aziz and Khalil Islam, will be exonerated today, Thursday, after spending a combined 42 years in prison. The action comes after a two-year investigation by Manhattan DA Cyrus Vance and the Innocence Project. The NY Times […]readmore

Community News

In Pursuit of Enlightenment

“As a police officer of Indian origin, I’m particularly excited to see the One World Trade Center light up for this festival, a symbol of our city’s enduring spirit,” said Det. Annand Narayan, president of NYPD Desi Society,  the first South Asian American fraternal law enforcement organization in the United States.Key benefactors of the ‘All […]readmore

City Politics

There Were Five Ballot Proposals On The 2021 General Election

By W. Taharka RobinsonThere were five ballot proposals in the 2021 General Election. Of those five ballot proposals, only two were approved. Ballot proposals like ranked choice voting, can be confusing to voters, due to lack of awareness or lack of information pertaining to the proposal. The proposals listed below were overwhelmingly rejected by voters. […]readmore

Community News

Infrastructure Deal Means Big Bucks for NYC

Help Is on the Way. The American Rescue Plan Is the Law of the Land By Hakeem JeffriesLast week the House of Representatives passed and President Biden signed the American Rescue Plan. The $1.9 trillion legislation will put shots in arms to crush the virus, deliver survival checks to you, get children back in schools, keep people in jobs and help our small businesses stay open. The American Rescue […]readmore

Environment

Cop26: world leaders agree on deal to end deforestation

Patrick Greenfield, Jonathan Watts, Phoebe Weston and Fiona HarveyThe Guardian.comWorld leaders have agreed a deal that aims to halt and reverse global deforestation over the next decade as part of a multibillion-dollar package to tackle human-caused greenhouse gas emissions.Xi Jinping, Jair Bolsonaro and Joe Biden are among the leaders who will commit to the declaration […]readmore

Arts-Theater

The Broadway Premiere of Trouble in Mind Starring LaChanze

Roundabout Theatre Company (Todd Haimes, Artistic Director/CEO) is pleased to share a first look portrait of the cast of the Broadway premiere of Trouble in Mind by Alice Childress. Starring Tony & Emmy Award-winner LaChanze and directed by Charles Randolph-Wright.The photo was shot on stage at the American Airlines Theatre (227 West 42nd Street) where the […]readmore