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Snow shovlers needed for storm aftermath

In the aftermath of what is being called an historic blizzard approaching the city, snow removal is going to be needed to clean up.

NY attorney general settles agreement with bank in fight to end discrimination

Prompted by concerns of New York banks not lending to minority groups after the mortgage and financial crisis in 2008, Attorney General Eric Schneiderman’s Civil Rights Bureau launched an investigation into the claims.

1199/Martin Luther King Jr. Labor Center hosts 19th annual political prisoners’ family dinner

Last Saturday was a powerful, moving night for the people as the Malcolm X Commemoration Committee hosted its 19th annual tribute to Black freedom fighters and their families.

Induction ceremony for Judge Evelyn J. Laporte

Judge Evelyn J. Laporte was sworn in as a justice of the Supreme Court of the state of New York.

Celebrating Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

This week a “Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration” was held by the Baptist Ministers’ Conference of Greater New York and Vicinity.

The governor’s expensive, expansive 'opportunity budget'

Governor speaks on budget expansion.

Brooklyn DA investigates NYPD for planting guns

Last Friday, Brooklyn District Attorney Ken Thompson announced that his office is investigating six NYPD officers on suspicion of planting guns on innocent people to pad their arrest records and fulfill department quotas.

City Council propose funding for new police-bulletproof vests 

Rank-and-file NYPD officers may soon have new bulletproof vests, under a new $7.3 million funding proposal for fiscal year 2016 by the New York City Council.

MOREHOUSE COLLEGE ALUMNI CELEBRATE DR. MARTIN LUTHER KING JR. DAY

The Morehouse College Manhattan Alumni Association held its 25th annual MLK Awards Breakfast and Fundraiser Monday at the Cecil in Harlem.

COUNCILMEMBER JUMAANE WILLIAMS LEADS HEARING ON AIRBNB

Tuesday, the New York City Council’s Committee on Housing and Buildings, chaired by Council Member Jumaane D. Williams, held an oversight hearing titled, “Short-Term Rentals: Stimulating the Economy or Destabilizing Neighborhoods?”

POLICE CONTINUE SEARCH FOR QUEENS WOMAN WITH DEVELOPMENTAL DISABILITIES

The Missing Persons Unit of the New York City Police Department is continuing its search for 37-year-old Bibi Kadim, a developmentally disabled individual, who has been reported missing since Friday, Dec. 5, 2014.

AKAI GURLEY CASE GOES BEFORE GRAND JURY

The family of an unarmed Black man fatally shot by police in a Brooklyn housing project says they have faith that the DA will bring the case to justice.

Ralph Gilmore: Father, artist and ‘Mayor of Harlem’

When 40-year-old graphic designer Ralph Gilmore was growing up in Harlem, he was exposed to limited career options.

Students to see ‘Selma,’ for free

Like the historic march in Selma, Ala., in 1965, the movie “Selma,” directed by Ava DuVernay and starring David Oyelowo as Martin Luther King Jr., is part of an unprecedented campaign to make sure that young school children in the ...

Charles Barron holds historic inauguration in East New York

Religious leaders from the Rev. Herbert Daughtry to Minister Abdul Hafeez Muhammad gathered with the masses.

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