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Community outraged over latest NYPD shooting

Questions and outcry continue as the city grapples with its latest police shooting of yet another unarmed Black man.

Obama Shields Over 5 million Immigrants From Deportation

At the risk of furthering the gulf between himself and an already polarized Congress, President Obama announced several sweeping executive actions poised to protect more than five million immigrants currently living undocumented in the United States.

Free stuffed school bag giveaway

Brooklyn-based company STATE Bags will gift all the children in P.S. 208 in West Harlem, Friday, Nov. 21.

500 Men Making a Difference honors 30 impactful women

Saturday, Nov. 15, 500 Men Making a Difference, an organization founded by Wayne Devonish, honored 30 women who have done phenomenal work in the Brooklyn community.

Mayor de Blasio signs law restricting city’s assistance with feds on immigration

Amid a looming congressional battle over the state of immigration reform, Mayor Bill de Blasio signed into law two bills that dramatically limit the city’s cooperation with Immigration and Customs Enforcement officials, in addition to evicting the agency from its ...

City Council bill requires officers to get consent before they search

NYPD officers may soon have to identify themselves first and then explain why someone is being stopped and questioned under a new bill introduced last week in the City Council.

Howard Robertson: Retired Rikers warden starts anti-violence program

Imagine having your father murdered during a mugging when you are only 9 years old, then, later, three of your older siblings die from drug usage, and your mother is murdered by her boyfriend while you are away at college?

Brooklyn BP calling on teens to join community boards

Brooklyn Borough President Eric L. Adams joined educators, community leaders and advocates urging teenagers to take advantage of a new state law that now allows them to become members of the city’s community boards.

Brooklyn College celebrates Shirley Chisholm Day

Shirley Chisholm Day is being celebrated with an event at Brooklyn College Nov. 20 at 11 a.m.

Chris Owens Foundation hosts 'Know Your Rights' forum

In the wake of the police deaths of Eric Garner and Michael Brown, the Chris Owens Foundation is hosting a “Know Your Rights” workshop Friday, Nov. 21 from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. at Restoration Plaza, located at 1368 Fulton ...

Mayor de Blasio opposes bill to make chokehold illegal

A day before Queens Democratic City Councilman Rory Lancman introduced a package of bills that would criminalize the use of chokeholds by NYPD officers, Mayor Bill de Blasio said he would not support such move, because there are some “extreme ...

Rage against Rachel

Given the withering attacks from the media and the NYPD that have formed a cascade of allegations of wrongdoing, it was only a matter of time before Rachel Noerdlinger would have to relinquish her position as chief of staff for ...

Paris Blues at 45

The neighborhood bar in Harlem has become little more than a memory only cherished by the community’s elders.

Harlemites speak out against profiling signs in stores

Many local residents are upset about certain signs that have been posted up in some uptown businesses recently, which they say racially profiles the indigenous community in their own hoods.

Tony Clomax: Filmmaker flying high with his ‘Broken Angels’

Saturday, Nov. 8 was the second annual Urban Action Showcase and Expo. Many came to see the 30th anniversary of the showing of “The Last Dragon,” featuring the urban star Taimak Guarriello as Bruce Leeroy.