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Reparations rally taking place at African Burial Ground

Assemblyman Charles Barron and City Council Member Inez Barron are hosting a reparations rally and press conference at the African Burial Ground (290 Broadway at Duane Street) at 12 p.m. on Thursday, July 12.

Franklin Ave. and President St. subway stations in Brooklyn renamed in honor of Medgar Evers College

The Franklin Ave. and President St. Stations in Brooklyn are being formally renamed after Medgar Evers College.

From public school to Ivy League: How Dr. Dabel stayed true to her passion

Dr. Vanessa Dabel has worked as a staff psychologist and outreach coordinator at Barnard College for almost two years.

MTA to start collecting bus fares again in August

The MTA will be reopening their fare boxes on buses again in August.

Board of Corrections and city announce working group to solitary confinement

New York City jails have been ordered to stop the use of punitive segregation for people with underlying medical conditions, Mayor Bill de Blasio and Board of Correction Chair Jennifer Jones Austin announced Monday.

Protesters march to help Black-owned businesses

Black-owned businesses across New York City have been suffering through a trifecta of pain.

Health department: City under-counted police-involved deaths of civilians for years

A draft report from New York City’s Department of Health found the city under-reported the number of civilians who died in police interactions for years.

NYC ‘on track’ to enter Phase 3 as early as July 6

New York City is currently on track to enter Phase 3 as early as July 6, Mayor Bill de Blasio said Thursday.

Here we go again: Queens officer suspended for using chokehold

Another day, another story of police violence.

Fireworks and gunshots

This month there have been more than 13,000 complaints about these illegal fireworks compared to a total of 32 complaints this time last year.

Carel Mukongo launches new summer line of beverageware

Carel Mukongo is the CEO of Mukongo Inc. and is well-known for his investing and financial literacy mentor sessions.

“Juneteenth Grove” established at Brooklyn’s Cadman Plaza Park

NYC Parks workers could be seen power washing walls, painting benches in the Pan African colors of red, black and green, and planting rows of new trees along the newly established “Juneteenth Grove” at Brooklyn’s Cadman Plaza Park this past ...

Bed Stuy BLM pedestrian plaza completed

Dozens of artists finished the Black Lives Matter mural on Harriet Ross Tubman Avenue/Fulton Street in Bed Stuy, Brooklyn.

Celebrating JUNETEETH in Harlem

On Friday, June 19th, Harlemites held its 27th annual Juneteenth Celebration/Walk to Make Juneteenth a State Holiday.

New law lifts secrecy from former NYPD Officer Daniel Pantaleo's complaint file

After years of secrecy, a leak and a recent change in state law, New York City’s police watchdog on Monday disclosed the complaint history for the police officer fired for the 2014 chokehold death of Eric Garner.

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