The mother of Eric Garner is urging New York lawmakers to repeal a law used to keep the disciplinary records of police and correction officers secret
NYPD sergeant fatally shoots man in the Bronx in third police-involved shooting in the city this week
A man was fatally shot by police during a Bronx traffic stop Thursday in what is the third police-involved shooting in the city this week, the NYPD.
New York City lawmakers voted to close the jail complex on Rikers Island Thursday through the approval of new zoning legislation.
Exercise is an important key to avoiding both cardiovascular disease and diabetes.
A few weeks ago, I went to get a haircut, only to find that the shop was closed and the barber that I had visited for many years was not there.
Regional academics, politicians and researchers spent two days in idyllic Antigua last week breathing new energy into the movement to make European nations pay for their part in the Transatlantic Slave Trade and organizers say they have walked away from ...
Educator, writer, and entrepreneur Erica Buddington has dedicated her efforts to providing accessible education to children of color.
The organization WARM (WE ALL REALLY MATTER) will host its ninth annual domestic violence forum on Oct. 24, 2019, at the Salem United Methodist Church.
Rev. Dr. Lakeesha Walrond to be first female, first Black female in 119-year-history of New York Theological Seminary
On Thursday, October 24, the trustees of the New York Theological Seminary will host the inauguration of Rev. Dr. Lakeesha Walrond at Riverside Church in New York.
An elected official is taking the city to task for a systemic failure to protect kids.
My friendship and collegiality with Dr. William Loren Katz is almost as extensive and rewarding as the research he has done on Native Americans and Black Americans, and there is no better testament of his enduring scholarship than the recently ...
Verizon Wireless workers and elected officials want the telecommunications giant to quash racial discrimination in their midst.
Subcontracted American Airlines workers found an ally in U.S. Senator and Democratic presidential candidate Cory Booker.
In the wake of several police shootings across the nation—most notably the killing of Atatania Jefferson in Fort Worth, Texas—the People’s Organization for Progress (P.O.P.) is expanding its Justice Monday protest, as they host a march and rally to observe ...
On May 16, 2010, Aiyana Jones, a 7-year-old African American, was shot and killed during a raid by the Detroit Police.