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Council Memeber Andy King and Co-Op City come together for relief efforts for U.S. Virgin Islands

Council Member Andy King joined representatives from Riverbay Corporation and Co-op City residents this week to announce an imminent shipment of supplies leaving this afternoon.

Activists protests Armory plan

A spokeswoman for NYC Communities for Change said that protests will continue Nov. 2 at 250 Broadway in front of the Manhattan office for Councilmember Laurie Cumbo (D) whose district includes Fort Greene, Clinton Hill and Prospect Heights.

Former NJ police chief accused of espousing violence toward African-Americans

The recently retired chief of police of a New Jersey township was arrested Wednesday by the FBI and charged with a federal hate crime for allegedly slamming a handcuffed African-American suspect into a doorjamb during a 2016 arrest.

NYC not backing down on feds’ ‘sanctuary cities’ order

New York City officials sent a letter to the U.S. Justice Department Friday defying a directive intended to pressure the city into cooperating more with federal immigration enforcement efforts.

Executive Director International of the Collegiate Church the Rev. Julie Johnson Staples

In late September, Intersections announced the Rev. Julie Johnson Staples as the new executive director.

Disaster capitalism

The road to recovery isn’t a sprint, it’s a marathon.

Alexis Allison: breast cancer survivor, and founder of Annual Queens Cancer Walk

Breast cancer survivor Allison Alexis will tell one and all that this ravaging disease is one of the most common diseases that affects women nationally.

New York bans e-cigarette use in bars, restaurants, parks

E-cigarette smokers in New York will soon join the same outdoor areas as cigarette smokers.

MTA to announce replacement of Metrocards with ‘tap’ system

Say goodbye to the swipe.

Man arrested in Brooklyn home invasion that led to death of 91-year-old: sources

A man has been arrested after a 91-year-old man was killed and his 100-year-old wife injured in a Brooklyn home invasion, sources said Friday.

MWBEs host launching event at the Historic Studio Museum in Harlem

Tuesday, Oct. 17, the Minority- and Women-owned Business Enterprises program held their launching event at the Historic Studio Museum in Harlem.

Amazon’s second headquarters could bring 50,000 jobs to Newark

As cities across the nation join in the race for Amazon to build its second headquarters, Newark is among those hoping the retail giant will become the city’s next big employer.

Farrakhan speaks in Newark: Separation or death

The Nation of Islam commemorated the 22nd anniversary of their historic Million Man March, which occurred in Washington, D.C., Oct. 16, 1995, with a forum at Newark, N.J.’s Symphony Hall. Their leader, Minister Louis Farrakhan, echoed much of the powerful ...

500 Men supports Making Strides Against Breast Cancer Walk

In the spirit of Breast Cancer Awareness Month, Bed-Stuy-based 500 Men Making a Difference hosted their annual Breast Cancer Walk this past Sunday.

Harlem Mothers SAVE hosting Halloween event

Anti-violence organization Harlem Mothers SAVE is hosting their fifth annual Halloween Candy Bag Giveaway Tuesday, Oct. 31, from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m. at its headquarters.