Weeks after the first inmate coronavirus diagnosis at Rikers, a detainee died Sunday at at Bellevue Hospital, officials said.
The city continues to release data of which neighborhoods are getting hit hardest by COVID-19 and the pattern emerging if one of racial and wealth disparity.
COVID-19 cases are spiking in low income neighborhoods, in communities of color and immigrant neighborhoods.
Dwayne Parker hopes to challenge audiences with the idea of giving second chances in his debut feature film “VEX.” Exploring forgiveness and the school-to-prison pipeline, Parker is looking to tell a visual story full of action, entertainment and education.
Newark Mayor Ras Baraka recently announced a $1 million program to immediately house people in need of shelter.
Although social distancing is in place throughout the country, giving back doesn’t stop.
President Donald Trump has extended social distancing guidelines and New York City will now fine people violating distancing rules, but some were out Monday ignoring those rules.
The MTA and elected leaders have said essential workers need to get to work.
COVID-19 is remaining ruthless when it comes to its effect on small businesses. Black-owned businesses are feeling the effects even harder.
Prisons and jails are considered a potential epicenter for America’s coronavirus pandemic, health experts said.
Activism is in the air on what seems like a quiet, nondescript street in Downtown Brooklyn. Demonstrators have been fighting to save the house located at 227 Abolitionist Place (formerly known as Duffield Street) from an impending demolition.
At 18 years old, due to a complicated relationship with her mother, Shernice Gatewood said that she and her daughter moved out away from home.
With nearly 80 million jobs at risk across the country due to the coronavirus crisis, the New York Labor Department's website has been crashing.
The biggest transit agency in North America could face financial ruin as ridership decreases.
MTA will begin a new rear-door boarding policy on all buses, beginning today, March 23, to protect bus drivers from the spread of the coronavirus.