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Staten Island city council candidate canvasses the black community on eve of Independence Day

As he knocked on doors, searching for votes, Richards told African American and African residents that over policing is impacting negatively the community.


Sierra Leone activists protests the rape and killing of a 5-year-old U.S. Citizen in Freetown

The death of Kadija has sparked protests across the country’s capital as activists are calling on the government to be clamp down on fighting rape against girls and women.


Staten Island paints “Black Lives Matter” on Richmond Street

It was the borough’s way of marking the commemoration of Juneteenth yesterday. 


Simmering tensions between Africans and African Americans in Staten Island ease

Over the years, music, sports and intermarriages have played a part in improving the relationship between the two communities. 

Special Report: Shutdown: The Coronavirus

Giving food to Staten island vulnerable communities during the lockdown

The neighborhoods are home to largely migrants, African Americans and less privileged communities. 

Special Report: Shutdown: The Coronavirus

A dictatorship called COVID-19

The city that never sleeps is in deep slumber.