If New York State Attorney General Eric Schneiderman gets his way, he will be in control of cases involving unarmed civilians killed by police, taking over the duty from district attorneys
“There was no justice, so there will be disruption,” is the rallying cry of outraged New Yorkers and protestors across the nation and as far as Ireland, Hong Kong and Delhi.
“How can anyone in the community have faith in the system now?” asked Vincent Warren, Center for Constitutional Rights executive director.
For the last few years, there have been reports from the U.S. Census Bureau claiming that by the year 2043, this country’s majority white population will be in the minority.
In the premier episode of our new podcast "AmNews Live" editor Nayaba Arinde and staff writer Cyril Josh Barker discuss the latest in the grand jury's refusal to indict NYPD Officer Daniel Pantaleo in the killing of Eric Garner.
The Rev. Al Sharpton held a press conference on 12/4/14 with civil rights leaders in reaction to a grand jury's decision not to indict Officer Daniel Pantaleo and to outline his national march in Washington, D.C.
The Rev. Al Sharpton is holding a press conference at 7:30pm with family members of Eric Garner in reaction to a grand jury's decision not to indict Officer Daniel Pantaleo.
In a statement released Wednesday, Officer Daniel Pantaleo said that he had no intention to harm Eric Garner in July.
Reports indicate that a grand jury has decided not to indict NYPD Officer Daniel Pantaleo in the death of Eric Garner, an unarmed Black man.
A man accused of killing a Brooklyn teenage girl he met on Facebook then attempting to burn her body last year is found guilty.
Friday, Nov. 21, more than 100 people and families who live on 128th Street between St. Nicholas Avenue and Frederick Douglass Boulevard were able to scratch the turkey off their Thanksgiving shopping list.
Trenton mayor Tony Mack has filed arguments with the federal district court, seeking a new trial.
Reverberations from the grand jury’s no indictment of Officer Darren Wilson who shot and killed an unarmed Michael Brown in Ferguson, Mo., Aug. 9 echoed in hundreds of communities this week.
One in four children in New York City are food insecure, and one in ten seniors in the city are also food insecure.
A delegation of New York elected officials, business people, community activist and public health advocates plan to travel to West Africa in July 2015, regardless of what many of them characterize as “broad stroke” misinformation of the current state of ...