Cultures

Happy St. Patrick’s Day

Happy St. Patrick’s Day

Friday, March 17 — This is a day when people of all ethnicities are cheerfully encouraged to wear something green. It is St. Patrick’s Day, a rare national holiday observed outside its native land. The day honors Bishop Patrick, born in […]

by · March 17, 2017 · Cultures, Holidays
2nd Bronx Phagwah Holi Mela – March 19th

2nd Bronx Phagwah Holi Mela – March 19th

Irish Heritage Month Celebration – March 16th

Irish Heritage Month Celebration – March 16th

Black, Latino, and Asian Caucus Applauds Supreme Court Ruling on Racial Prejudice

Black, Latino, and Asian Caucus Applauds Supreme Court Ruling on Racial Prejudice

Senator Klein Highlights the IDC’s Religious Freedom Package

Senator Klein Highlights the IDC’s Religious Freedom Package

UNITED AGAINST HATE: LOCAL ELECTED OFFICIALS JOIN MUSLIM AND JEWISH COMMUNITY LEADERS TO RALLY AGAINST RECENT WAVE OF HATE CRIMES Senator Klein Highlights the IDC’s Religious Freedom Package Bronx, NY – With Muslims across the country facing intolerance in light […]

After wave of threats against JCCs, IDC announces Religious Freedom Package

After wave of threats against JCCs, IDC announces Religious Freedom Package

After wave of threats against JCCs, IDC announces Religious Freedom Package Legislative measures crackdown on hate against all religious groups Albany, NY — After four bomb threats were lodged against Jewish Community Centers in New York, members of the Independent […]

SENATOR KLEIN, WITH OTHER LOCAL ELECTED OFFICIALS, HOSTED 22ND ANNUAL BLACK HISTORY MONTH

SENATOR KLEIN, WITH OTHER LOCAL ELECTED OFFICIALS, HOSTED 22ND ANNUAL BLACK HISTORY MONTH

SENATOR KLEIN, WITH OTHER LOCAL ELECTED OFFICIALS, HOSTED 22ND ANNUAL BLACK HISTORY MONTH African American Community Leaders and Hundreds of Bronxites Gathered to Celebrate Black History Month Bronx, NY – Senator Jeff Klein, in partnership with Assemblyman Mark Gjonaj and […]

by · March 2, 2017 · Bulletin Board, Cultures
Congressman Serrano & Senator Serrano Invite You to a Black History Month Celebration

Congressman Serrano & Senator Serrano Invite You to a Black History Month Celebration

by · February 25, 2017 · Bulletin Board, Cultures, Holidays
Chairman Crowley, Rep. Stephanie Murphy Call for DOJ, DHS Investigation into Threats Against Jewish Community Centers

Chairman Crowley, Rep. Stephanie Murphy Call for DOJ, DHS Investigation into Threats Against Jewish Community Centers

Chairman Crowley, Rep. Stephanie Murphy Call for DOJ, DHS Investigation into Threats Against Jewish Community Centers (Queens, the Bronx, NY) – House Democratic Caucus Chairman Joe Crowley (D-NY), along with Florida Congresswoman Stephanie Murphy, urged the U.S. Department of Homeland […]

James P. O'Neill, NYC's 43rd Police commissioner

NYPD Policy on Immigration Status

The NYPD is committed to maintaining a welcoming environment for immigrant communities while also maintaining public safety for all. With this backdrop, the NYPD believes it is important to reiterate our immigration related policies. The NYPD accepts the city’s IDNYC […]

Cuomo Beefs Up Anti-Hate Crimes Efforts

Cuomo Beefs Up Anti-Hate Crimes Efforts

With heightened concerns over anti-Semitic acts in New York and around the country, Gov. Andrew Cuomo on Thursday unveiled a push to combat hate crimes. Cuomo, who met with 50 religious leaders from across the state in New York City, […]

by · February 24, 2017 · Cultures, News
Bronx Chamber of Commerce Black Heritage Celebration Luncheon – February 24th

Bronx Chamber of Commerce Black Heritage Celebration Luncheon – February 24th

by · February 18, 2017 · Bulletin Board, Cultures
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An Act To Amend The Education Law, In Relation To Instruction On The Garifuna People

An Act To Amend The Education Law, In Relation To Instruction On The Garifuna People By José Francisco Avila As previously announced, New York State Senator Rubén Díaz has introduced Senate Bill No. S07175 to amend the New York State […]

by · February 15, 2017 · Cultures, Editorials, Law
Bulletin Board: Stretch Music Festival @ Harlem Stage, 2/17-2/17, 7PM

Bulletin Board: Stretch Music Festival @ Harlem Stage, 2/17-2/17, 7PM

Come and explore the boundaries of R&B, Soul, Hip Hop, Trap, Jazz and alternative music with some of music’s most daring musicians and improvisers as Christian Scott aTunde Adjuah presents the first annual Stretch Music Festival. Featuring performances by Butcher […]

Dozens of Bronx delis shut their doors at 12 noon on Thursday in a protest against President Trump's immigration ban.--Photo by David Greene

Bodega Ghost Town: Bronx Delis Close in Protest

Bodega Ghost-town: Hundreds of Deli Owners Protest Trump’s Immigration Policy by David Greene   Bodegas and delis around the city shut for eight-hours, as a silent protest to President Donald Trump’s “temporary” immigration ban that has so far detained or […]