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Plainfield Area Club of Frontiers International Inc. hosts their 43rd annual Memorial Breakfast for Dr. King

Next Monday, Jan. 21, starting at 9 a.m., the Plainfield Area Club of Frontiers International Inc. will host their 43rd annual Memorial Breakfast for Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. at Plainfield High School

New Jersey survivors of solitary to share stories of life in isolation

Six survivors of solitary confinement in New Jersey are publicly sharing their stories later this month about their life-altering experience in solitary confinement.

February SNAP benefits being issues early in New York due to government shutdown

The New York State Office of Temporary and Disability Assistance recently announced that most recipients of Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program benefits will receive their full February benefits early, because of the ongoing federal government shutdown.

Pastor’s son charged with sex abuse, incest; community protests Brooklyn church

Community members demonstrated in front of the 61-year-old Progressive Baptist Church on Howard Avenue Sunday

Brooklyn pastor charged with multiple counts of sex assault

Myia Maples broke down in tears as she told PIX11 News about the alleged sex abuse and rape of her 14-year-old sister, allegedly by her own father, Matthew Gibson.

Suspects involved in police brawl released from custody

A wild scene unfolded in broad daylight at the corner of Broadway and 169th Street in Washington Heights when police officers repeatedly kicked and struck two people who were resisting arrest.

Marijuana funding to go to MTA

With 10 states across the country, including Washington, D.C., recently legalizing recreational cannabis, New York looks to join and reap the financial rewards.

Community on edge after death of Black man at hands of police in Paterson

Several protesters took to the streets of Paterson, N.J. on Tuesday in protest over the death of Jameek Lowery.

PHOTOS: Dominique Sharpton-Bright and husband welcome new baby

Dominique Sharpton, the oldest daughter of the Rev. Al Sharpton, and her husband, Dr. Marcus Bright, celebrated the arrival of their first child.

Wegmans hiring and training full-time employees for new Brooklyn store

Hiring and training are now underway for Wegmans Food Markets’ expansion into New York City at the Brooklyn Navy Yard.

Mayor de Blasio announces plan to guarantee health care for all New Yorkers

Mayor Bill de Blasio announced the launch of the largest plan in the nation to guarantee health care for every New Yorker.

Report: Cause of death for Paterson man who begged police for water was spinal meningitis

Jameek Lowery, the 27-year-old New Jersey man whose death spawned protests, after he had begged police for water at department headquarters, died of spinal meningitis.

Family demands answers after Paterson man asks police for water, dies within 48 hours

The Facebook Live shows 27-year-old Jameek Lowery as he walked into Paterson Police Headquarters on Saturday morning, sweating profusely, foaming at the mouth and at times incoherent, but clearly asking for help and for water.

Here are the new laws New Yorkers should know about for 2019

The fight for $15 has finally become a reality.

Minimum wage rising in 20 states and numerous cities, including NYC

If you’re a minimum wage worker what’s not to love about the thought that on Dec. 31.

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