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Bronx, High School Sports, Lacrosse, New York -

The lacrosse team at Timothy Heckman’s Bronx, New York, high school is no longer short of equipment. SidelineSwap, an online sports gear marketplace, recently donated 29 new custom-dyed lacrosse sticks to Cardinal Hayes High School, where Heckman is an earth science teacher and head lacrosse coach. “They reached out to myself and my assistant coach, […]

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Alyssa Martinez, Black History, Black History Month, Bronx, Bronx Museum, Girl Be Heard, Jordan Sanchez, Kemara Night, Poets -

On February 23rd, the Bronx Museum of the Arts hosted an African-American History and Culture celebration lead by Councilwoman Vanessa Gibson and State Assemblywoman Latoya Joyner.

The post Young Poets Celebrate Black History Month in the Bronx Museum of the Arts appeared first on theGrio.

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Angelikque Sutton, Ashleigh Wade, baby snatching, Bronx, Murder, News -

Saturday, a Bronx woman who stabbed her pregnant friend to death told authorities that she did so in self defense.

The post It’s my baby: Woman stabs pregnant friend, cuts child from womb appeared first on theGrio.

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Bronx, Entertainment, Eveerything Must Change, Homeless, Homeless Man, homeless man singing, James Percell, Ted Williams, Viral Video -

A  homeless man from New York City is the newest YouTube sensation. A video of James Percell belting out lyrics to his song “Everything Must Change” has suddenly gone viral with over 1 million views over a year after it was posted. Percell says he wrote the song a few years ago hoping to give it to Michael Jackson, but then the […]

The post New York City Homeless man's song goes viral appeared first on theGrio.

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Bronx, Dead, New York, New York City, News, Playground, Shooting -

NEW YORK - A 4-year-old boy who dreamed of being a basketball player was killed Sunday night while playing in a Bronx park after he was struck by a stray bullet from a nearby gun battle...

The post Boy, 4, dies after being shot in head on Bronx playground appeared first on theGrio.

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Bronx, Cellphone, Christopher Columbus HS, Device, Heist, High School, News, Robbery, Storage, Students -

Device storage trucks provide a place for students in New York City to keep their phones during the day while they're in school...

The post Cell-heist hysteria: Hundreds of high school kids’ gadgets stolen appeared first on theGrio.

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2012, Bronx, Daryl Homer, Fencing, Inspiration, Jay Z, London, New York, Olympics, Sports, Steve Stout, USA -

Daryl Homer isn’t what you would call your typical successful young black athlete. He doesn’t dominate a sport with a ball or play anything that has to do with a basket...

The post Meet Daryl Homer, a young black fencer going for Olympic gold appeared first on theGrio.

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Bronx, New York, New York City, News, NYPD, Police Shooting, Ramarley Graham -

NEW YORK (AP) - An NYPD officer has pleaded not guilty to manslaughter charges in the shooting earlier this year of an unarmed suspect in his Bronx home...

The post NYPD officer pleads not guilty to manslaughter appeared first on theGrio.

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