AG wants to take over police killing cases

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

New Yorkers continue to protest Eric Garner decision

“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.

NO JUSTICE: Staten Island grand jury refuses to indict in Eric Garner case

“How can anyone in the community have faith in the system now?” asked Vincent Warren, Center for Constitutional Rights executive director.

Maria Hinojosa portrays a new America with her Futuro Media Group

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.

AmNews Live: The Eric Garner grand jury decsion

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.

VIDEO: Rev. Al Sharpton holds press conference with civil rights leaders

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.

VIDEO: Rev. Al Sharpton press conference with family of Eric Garner

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.

Officer Daniel Pantaleo: 'It is never my intention to harm anyone'

In a statement released Wednesday, Officer Daniel Pantaleo said that he had no intention to harm Eric Garner in July.

No indictment in Eric Garner police killing

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.

Man found guilty in killing of Brooklyn teen girl

A man accused of killing a Brooklyn teenage girl he met on Facebook then attempting to burn her body last year is found guilty.

Harlem Mothers S.A.V.E. gives turkeys to the neighborhood

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.

Jailed Trenton mayor asks for appeal

Trenton mayor Tony Mack has filed arguments with the federal district court, seeking a new trial.

Members of City Council walk out

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.

Food stamp cuts, hunger causing higher demand for food charities

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 ...