If a police officer has a record of substantiated misconduct, should this information be made available to the public? Yes, according to State Supreme Court Justice Alice Schlesinger.
Last Saturday, approximately a thousand protesters gathered in solidarity on the steps of Newark’s Lincoln Monument in New Jersey.
It’s time to reform Rikers Island.
Emerald Snipes-Garner is the youngest daughter of Eric Garner, who was killed last year by police, and his widow, Esaw Garner.
An audit by City Comptroller Scott Stringer revealed a backlog of 50,000 repairs in the New York City Housing Authority and that it takes an average of a year to fix safety violation
On the weekend marking one year since the police killing of Eric Garner, Rev. Al Sharpton and his coalition rallied and took a petition to the U.S. Justice Department.
It is one year later. Eric Garner, locked in a chokehold by officer Daniel Pantaleo, died on video.
The People’s Organization for Progress hosted its annual observation of the anniversary of the epic Newark Rebellion.
In name, the Fair Housing Act was supposed to help desegregate neighborhoods and make America’s housing situation fair.
Organizers are preparing for a massive march in Newark in response to the treatment of Black Americans
The Anti-Discrimination Center and a group of African-Americans filed a lawsuit in federal district court in Manhattan accusing the city of discrimination when providing affordable housing.
Cumberland County in southern New Jersey reportedly approved a settlement of $340,000 to the estate of the late Jerame Reid, who was allegedly abused while in jail.
An audit has confirmed what many have suspected—plenty of public housing vacancies are available that aren’t being filled.
An audit released Thursday by New York City Comptroller Scott M. Stringer found that the New York City Housing Authority (NYCHA) keeps apartments off the rent rolls for an average of 7 years while doing major repairs.
Police reform advocates blasted their progressive allies in the largely liberal New York City Council after Mayor Bill de Blasio and Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito reached an agreement to hire 1,300 new officers.