Caribbean Christmas celebrations are joyous occasions with family, food, and fun. Come for the holidays and stay for the festivals and parties.
New York has been on the list of top domestic travel destinations for many consecutive years. During this winter holiday season alone, millions are expected to flock to New York to enjoy holiday festivities which include parades, holiday shopping, traditional holiday performances, ice skating and Christmas tree lighting ceremonies. But for everyone who is eager […]
“We cannot claim to be a sanctuary for all New Yorkers while profiting from those who are engaged in immigration enforcement,” City Council Member Carlos Menchaca
City Hall, NY – On Wednesday, November 14, the Black, Latino/a, and Asian Caucus voted to support Intro. 1092, introduced by BLAC member and City Council Member Carlos Menchaca, to prohibit the City of New York from entering into revenue contracts with entities that are engaged in immigration enforcement. The legislation would also invalidate any […]
"All terms and conditions for a card must be disclosed directly on the card and gift cards cannot expire within the first five years after purchase." - NYS Comptroller
By Office of the New York State Comptroller New York State Comptroller Thomas P. DiNapoli is urging New Yorkers to read the fine print on gift cards this holiday season for details about fees and expiration dates. While some gift card sellers have done away with inactivity fees, consumers should still ask whether fees apply when […]
"...the War on Drugs is the engine of mass incarceration as well as the primary cause of the gross racial disparity in the criminal justice system…." - The New Jim Crow
You are a young, black male just released from a U.S. prison and your home is in the inner city. The day should be a happy one for you. However, according to Michelle Alexander, the author of The New Jim Crow Mass Incarceration in the Age of Colorblindness, the United States is a country that […]
A week of late nights stuck at the office, while not fun exactly, will make one feel satisfied in hindsight, if it results in a major achievement.
By Cassie Mogilner Holmes (HBR.org) What kind of happiness do people want? Is it happiness experienced moment-to-moment? Or is it being able to look back and remember a time as happy? Nobel Prize winner Daniel Kahneman described this distinction as “being happy in your life” versus “being happy about your life.” Take a moment to ask […]
"This announcement comes just before the one-year anniversary of the City’s Fair Workweek Law going into effect. During the first year of the Law, DCA has and will continue to educate employers and workers about the law—planning, conducting or attending 230 events to help workers and employers understand their rights and responsibilities under the law." - NYC DCA
By NYC Department of Consumer Affairs (Press Release) DEPARTMENT OF CONSUMER AFFAIRS ANNOUNCES SETTLEMENT WITH KENTUCKY FRIED CHICKEN FOR VIOLATIONS OF CITY’S FAIR WORKWEEK SCHEDULING LAW NEW YORK, NY—Department of Consumer Affairs (DCA) Commissioner Lorelei Salas today announced a settlement with an owner-operator of 30 Kentucky Fried Chicken (KFC) locations across Brooklyn, Queens, and The […]
With unerring honesty and lively wit, Michelle describes her triumphs and disappointments, both public and private, telling her full story as she has lived it.
By BlackBusiness.org Crown Publishing Group has confirmed that First Lady Michelle Obama sold more than 725,000 copies of her newest book Becoming in just one day. The sales figure includes hardcover, audio and e-books editions for the United States and Canada, but the book is available in 24 languages around the world – including Vietnamese, […]
SIJ status is granted to children who are under the age of 21, but preferably under the age of 18, as the Trump Administration threatens a restriction on the age limit.
Quite often, the welfare of immigrant minors is raised among news outlets. In recent news, we heard about an alarming number of children being separated from their parents at the U.S.-Mexican border and held in detention facilities. But what about children who overstayed their visa or were brought to the United States by other means? […]
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BROOKLYN (Workers World Today) – According to the American Automobile Association, over 45 million people are expected to travel this winter holiday season. The holiday season is a precious time for many people who enjoy being with friends and family. It’s an exciting time of the year, a joyous occasion, and yes – it can […]