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Jailed Trenton mayor asks for appeal

Trenton mayor Tony Mack has filed arguments with the federal district court, seeking a new trial.

Wal-Mart driver attempts to put the brakes on Tracy Morgan’s lawsuit

Wal-Mart driver attempts to put the brakes on Tracy Morgan’s lawsuit/

Defense Secretary Hagel resigns

On the heels of Attorney General Eric Holder tendering his resignation, President Obama announced that Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel is resigning.

Lawsuit accuses Ferguson police officer of rape

With the pending grand jury decision regarding Ferguson, Mo., police officer Darren Wilson in the national news, the suburb of St. Louis can do with some good news.

‘The fight is not over,’ declared Sharpton

“The grand jury process is broken, and it should be indicted,” said attorney Benjamin Crump.

Members of City Council walk out

Reverberations from the grand jury’s no indictment of Officer Darren Wilson who shot and killed an unarmed Michael Brown in Ferguson, Mo., Aug. 9 echoed in hundreds of communities this week.

Food stamp cuts, hunger causing higher demand for food charities

One in four children in New York City are food insecure, and one in ten seniors in the city are also food insecure.

ELECTED OFFICIALS HEADED TO AFRICA TO LEARN ABOUT EBOLA CRISIS

A delegation of New York elected officials, business people, community activist and public health advocates plan to travel to West Africa in July 2015, regardless of what many of them characterize as “broad stroke” misinformation of the current state of ...

STATEN ISLAND CHILDREN’S MUSEUM OFFERS PAID INTERNSHIPS FOR STUDENTS

The Staten Island Children’s Museum is currently taking applications for its high school internship program.

BRONX BP ISSUES LINKNYC WI-FI REPORT

In a new report, Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. is calling on the city to pursue an environmentally friendly component to the new, free wireless network, LinkNYC, announced by the Department of Information Technology and Telecommunications last week.

DECEMBER 12TH MOVEMENT DISCOURAGES BLACK FRIDAY

In reaction to the police killings of Michael Brown, Akai Gurley and Eric Garner, and the lack of indictment of Officer Darren Wilson, the December 12th Movement is leading a “Black Friday, Black Resistance” rally the Friday after Thanksgiving.

GRAND FURY: No indictment in Michael Brown killing

A grand jury decides not to indict Officer Darren Wilson in the killing of Black, unarmed 18-year-old Michael Brown.

Another police homicide!

It was déjà vu all over again for Omowale Clay, the bullhorn in his hand as he marched behind Assemblyman-elect Charles Barron, who was at the front of demonstrators last Saturday evening in East New York, all of them outraged ...

Lawsuit accuses Ferguson police officer of rape

With the pending grand jury decision re- garding Ferguson, Mo., police officer Darren Wilson in the national news, the suburb of St. Louis can do with some good news.

Sharpton meets with Rand Paul in D.C.

The Rev. Al Sharpton Meets with Rand Paul about the criminal justice system.