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Akai Gurley shooting: Jury finds police officer guilty of manslaughter

Officer Peter Liang, who shot and killed an unarmed man in a New York housing project stairwell in 2014, was found guilty of manslaughter and official misconduct on Thursday.

City Hall: 'We want accountability from cops and de Blasio'

Activists urge Mayor de Blasio to stand up against wrongdoing, four years after NYPD officers shot and killed Ramarley Graham.

Ramarley Graham’s parents demand justice after four years

Bronx family still fighting for justice four years after the loss of Ramarley Graham.

Family, supporters mark four years since Ramarley Graham police shooting

Family members and supporters are marking four years since the fatal police shooting of Ramarley Graham.

Homeless advocates and housing developers announce new initiative for large-scale, low-income housing

Homeless advocates, nonprofit housing developers and other stakeholders unveil a new housing proposal to help transition away from the controversial "cluster site" shelter program.

Youth demand justice for police killing of Ramarley Graham

Dozens of youth and student organizations from across New York City convened outside of the office of U.S. Attorney Preet Bharara for a speakout on Tuesday to demand justice in the police killing of Ramarley Graham.

Settlement will protect Muslims from NYPD surveillance

Stop looking. There’s nothing else to see here.

Protestors take over Brooklyn Bridge after cops cleared in Tamir Rice’s murder

Withstanding freezing hail Monday evening, several dozen activists, led by the #NYCRiseUp4Tamir Coalition, rallied at lower Manhattan’s Washington Square Park after the announcement that a Cleveland grand jury declined to indict the cops involved in the fatal shooting of 12-years-young ...

Family and activists mark one year since Jerame Reid shooting

Dec. 30 marks one year since the police shooting death of Jerame Reid in New Jersey. Civil rights activists and other groups rallied Monday, calling for federal intervention in the case.

Mayor’s affordable housing plan under attack

The Staten Island Borough Board voted against Mayor Bill de Blasio’s affordable housing plan by a 6 to1 margin Dec. 10, which was the last board to cast their vote.

DA Thompson’s gifts freedom in over dozen overturned convictions

Brooklyn District Attorney Ken Thompson releases two men who had spent over 30 years in prison for crimes they did not commit.

Activists urge Christmas boycott in response to police terrorism

“No justice for us, no profit for you!” and “They won’t stop, we don’t shop!” several dozen activists rhythmically chanted from the northeast corner of Harlem’s African Square (125th Street and Adam Clayton Powell Jr. Boulevard) over the weekend as ...

POP calling for international day of action on Martin Luther King’s birthday

The People’s Organization for Progress is calling for an international day of action in honor of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

Public housing crime up

Reports indicate that even with the implementation of a program costing the city $210 million, crime is up in a number of New York Public Housing Authority developments.

Activists want DOE to investigate Success Academies, Moskowitz

It may have been raining in New York City last Thursday, but educational activists at 32 Old Slip in lower Manhattan were determined to shine anyway.

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