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NYPD to adopt guidelines for disciplining officer misconduct, accept public comments

The New York Police Department unveiled on Monday a discipline matrix that will guide decisions on officer punishment similar to how sentencing guidelines are used in criminal cases.

At least 18 shot as weekend violence continues to plague NYC, NYPD says

At least 18 people were shot in New York City this weekend.

City pledges new commitments to grow Black entrepreneurship

Black Americans make up 22% of New York City residents but account for only 2.1% of business owners, according to city data.

Sabine Bellevue’s COVID-era marathon vision

Sabine Bellevue is a well-known hairstylist and community activist in the Brooklyn area.

NY hits record low coronavirus positive rate, marking 15 days below 1%

The coronavirus positive rate in New York has hit a record low, marking the 15th consecutive day below 1%

Marcus Mosiah Garvey Celebrated again in Harlem

Harlem, USA joined nations all over the world to celebrate the August 17th birthday of the Honorable Marcus Mosiah Garvey.

Blacknificent Marcus Garvey ‘100 Years in the Whirlwind’ virtual conference celebrated

There were three days of Blacknificent educational, cultural and socio-political presentations August 14-16th as Kujichagulia Inc. & United Front hosted the ‘100 Years in the Whirlwind” virtual conference celebrating the Honorable Marcus Mosiah Garvey.

Residents facing ‘power’ struggle in Queens

From blackouts in the middle of the day, spoiled food, damaged electronics and even a lack of oxygen tanks, the list of problems caused by issues with electricity in Queens is causing residents to blow a fuse.

National Reparations Day celebrated in NYC

Rallying in front of Trump International Hotel at Columbus Circle, Manhattan on Saturday, August 15, 2020, the December 12th Movement (D12) declared it National Reparations Day.

Cops fight against making disciplinary records public

Local authorities continue to fight the public over making disciplinary records public. However, the public’s fighting back.

Keisha Green: Sharing her God-given purpose

A life-altering accident changed Keisha Green’s life, but she says that God gave her a purpose to inspire and guide people.

NYC Census launches contest to mobilize participation

NYC Census 2020 launched the NYC “Census Subway Series” and “NYC Counts” census contest, to mobilize New Yorkers to self-respond to the census immediately, following Pres. Donald Trump’s move to cut the census short by one month.

City’s Taskforce on Racial Inclusion and Equity expands food access programs in underserved communities

The city’s Taskforce on Racial Inclusion and Equity announces new food access programs in neighborhoods that have suffered disproportionately during the COVID-19 pandemic.

MTA resumes fare collection, front-door boarding on all local, SBS buses beginning Aug. 31

New Yorkers will soon have to pay once again to ride the bus as the Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) announced the agency will resume fare collections and front-door boarding beginning Aug. 31.