On Friday, New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio voiced support in closing Rikers Island, a jail marred with a lengthy, contentious history.
Barack Obama and his daughter Malia Obama attended an evening performance of “The Price” while visiting New York City on Friday.
NEW YORK (AP) — Police and firefighters are at the scene of an apparent explosion in New York City, and authorities say 25 people suffered minor injuries. Police spokesman J. Peter Donald said on Twitter that the explosion happened at about 8:30 p.m. Saturday on West 23rd Street in the Chelsea section of Manhattan. He […]
It’ll interest you to know there’s new legislation in NYC… According to new reports, bars in the city can no longer refuse alcohol to pregnant women. This past Friday, the New York City Human Rights Commission released new guidelines to “eliminate discrimination against pregnant women in the workplace and out in public.” PEOPLE reports: “Unlawful […]
Although African-Americans make up just 13 percent of the U.S. population, we account for 33 percent of the missing in the Federal Bureau of Investigation’s database. Cases involving African-Americans also tend to receive less media coverage than missing Whites, with missing men of color getting even less attention. NewsOne has partnered with the Black and […]
According to an article on the Black Enterprise Magazine’s website blackenterprise.com, Black women are starting up businesses at a rate 6 times the national average; in fact the number of businesses owned by Black women increased from 1 in 6 back in 1997 to 1 in 3 in 2015. Businesses owned by non-minority women increased by […]
In honor of Memorial Day, the Empire State Building will continue to be lit in red, white & blue through tonight. Check it out at www.facebook.com/praisephilly. “Like” me on Facebook at www.facebook.com/theangelofinspiration or follow me on Twitter @cecemcghee. Plus, sign up for your Daily Faith Lift™ by joining my text club. Text the keyword CeCe […]
Weather Today: Partly Sunny, slightly milder High: 45 Gas Prices Going Up The praise party at the pump is almost over as gas prices begin to creep up from coast to coast. According to www.gasbuddy.com, blame the rise in gas on the rising price on crude oil! Yesterday in Philly, the average price of gas […]
Joel Osteen invited more than a dozen area pastors, such as A.R. Bernard, Carl Lentz and Hezekiah Walker, to join him on stage to declare God’s blessings over the…