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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.

Black women take the lead in Black Friday boycott

The “Real Black Friday—No Christmas Shopping Campaign” took to the streets last Friday with the Harriett Tubman–Fannie Lou Hamer Collective of Black women in Brooklyn.

Report: Mortgage denial rates down, especially among Black borrowers

The percentage of U.S. mortgage applicants getting approved has increased, especially among middle-income black and Hispanic loan applicants, indicating that easing mortgage restrictions are making it easier for more Americans to become homeowners.

NextGen NYCHA: The first 100 days

NextGeneration nation makes changing during its first 100 days.

Georgia ex-deputies found guilty of lesser charges in student's jail death

Two former sheriff's deputies who had been charged with involuntary manslaughter in the death of a college student in a Savannah, Georgia, jail early this year have been found guilty of lesser charges.

Families of victims of police brutality meet with feds

Representatives from the U.S. Attorney’s office met with the families of Kashad Ashford and Abdul Kamal, two families victimized by police brutality.

Family of Mohamad Bah petitions DOJ for justice

Wednesday, the mothers of Eric Garner and Ramarley Graham stood beside Hawa Bah, whose son Mohamed Bah was killed by the NYPD in 2012.

Darrien Hunt’s mom scoffs at $900,000 settlement offer in son’s police killing

On the one-year anniversary of Darrien Hunt’s police killing, several dozen family members, friends and supporters gathered at the Panda Express in Saratoga Springs, Utah, where he was shot, to commemorate his life and call for police accountability.

Help & Hope for Homeowners event

The NAACP and the Ocwen Financial Corporation hosted the third Help & Hope for Homeowners event...

Sisters Building Sisters to hold anti-domestic violence rally in East New York

To highlight this horrible reality, Saturday, Oct. 3 at noon, Sisters Building Sisters in Brooklyn will be spearheading our second annual Walk to End Domestic Violence in East New York and Abroad.

Fixing police-community relations

At One Centre Street, Manhattan Borough President Gale Brewer, Brooklyn Borough President Eric Adams and civil rights attorney Norman Siegel unveiled a new report from town hall meetings on police.

Bedford Central Community Corp. hosts 10th Annual Homebuyer Series

Bedford Central Community Development Corp. is starting its homebuyer course in October.

People’s Organization for Progress demands justice for NJ police shooting victims

Recent rallies held in New Jersey by the justice organization People’s Organization for Progress are demanding justice for several unarmed Black men who have been killed by police.

Homeless people protest Mayor de Blasio 'attack'

Homeless people and their allies rallied on 125th Street Wednesday, demanding an end to rampant violations of the rights of homeless people by the NYPD under Mayor Bill de Blasio.

Greater NY Chapter and Philadelphia Chapter of Links commemorate social activism

The Greater New York Chapter and Philadelphia Chapter of the Links recently came together for a special cause.