A life taken at the hands of police. A grieving family. A divided nation. A stirring eulogy by the Rev. Al Sharpton.
NYPD sergeant fatally shoots man in the Bronx in third police-involved shooting in the city this week
A man was fatally shot by police during a Bronx traffic stop Thursday in what is the third police-involved shooting in the city this week, the NYPD.
New York City lawmakers voted to close the jail complex on Rikers Island Thursday through the approval of new zoning legislation.
Educator, writer, and entrepreneur Erica Buddington has dedicated her efforts to providing accessible education to children of color.
In the wake of several police shootings across the nation—most notably the killing of Atatania Jefferson in Fort Worth, Texas—the People’s Organization for Progress (P.O.P.) is expanding its Justice Monday protest, as they host a march and rally to observe ...
New York activist Juanita Young is asking the city’s family law attorneys to assist her and her family in having her grandchildren returned to their home in the Bronx.
Four people were killed and several others were injured when shots were fired at an illegal gambling site at a Brooklyn club Saturday morning, police said.
Fire Rescue Chief Malcom Moore was promoted to deputy chief of the FDNY. This marked a very important day in FDNY history.
Last week, the New York State Supreme Court called for all cases using the New York City Office of the Chief Medical Examiner’s in-house DNA software, Forensic Statistical Tool, to be reviewed citing unreliable results.
The City of Newark is winding down distribution of bottled water to residents, except for pregnant women and families with children under the age of six.
The New York State American Academy of Pediatrics reports that 6,900 children in New York would be harmed developmentally, psychologically and economically by the cancellation of Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals.
Silicon Harlem is hosting its sixth annual Next-Gen Tech Conference on Friday, Oct. 18, at the National Black Theater located at 2931 Fifth Ave. in Harlem.
“What happened over the weekend shakes the conscience of who we are as New Yorkers,” stated New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio.
Don Lewis is a double Harvard graduate and a former partner at Pierce Bainbridge Beck Price & Hecht LLP.
New York-based, listener-supported radio station WBAI is shutting down, according to a press release from the station's owner, the Pacifica Foundation.