A grand jury Wednesday indicted former North Charleston, South Carolina, police officer Michael Slager on federal charges in last year's shooting death of Walter Scott.
After setting an historic record last year by not raising rents on the city's 1.03 million rent-regulated apartments, the Rent Guidelines Board now considers making local history again by actually reducing rents for the first time ever.
Early in the afternoon Saturday, April 24, men, women and children began a march down Fredrick Douglass Boulevard in Harlem, chanting and singing the phrase “Jail ain’t no good!” accompanied by a small police escort.
Four years after her unarmed son, Ramarley Graham, was gunned down in his grandmother’s bathroom for allegedly having a gun, Constance Malcolm took her fight for justice to Gracie Mansion Sunday, calling on Mayor Bill de Blasio to fire the ...
Supporters for Mumia Abu-Jamal were not going to let little things like rain and police harassment stop them from marching for the besieged revolutionary journalist as he fights for his life and endures the ravaging affects of the onset of ...
The city of Cleveland will pay $6 million to settle the federal lawsuit filed by the family of Tamir Rice, the 12-year-old boy killed by police gunfire in November 2014, according to a settlement announced Monday in U.S. District Court.
Tuesday afternoon, April 12—what would have been Ramarley Graham’s 23rd birthday—a diverse assortment of activists displayed the power of the people by converging on City Hall to deliver a petition supported by approximately 60,000 signatures to Mayor Bill de Blasio’s ...
The Great Debate in Harlem on the 2016 presidential election held at The Center of Law and Culture at Columbia Law School last week proved to be a provocative and probing community discourse.
Comunilife opens 65 units of affordable housing for special needs and low-income residents in the Bronx
Health and human service not-for-profit Comunilife opens its newest supportive and affordable housing building in the Bronx.
The city of New York is an exiting place to live in because it is big and therefore offers many places to go, activities and many different people to meet.
Women of Wisdom is bringing women of all walks of life together to share inspiring stories.
Saturday, March 19, organizers of the March 4 Justice for the Wrongfully Incarcerated held their weekly planning session in preparation for the walk to Albany, N.Y., at the office of Assemblyman Keith Wright
National Action Network founder and President Rev. Al Sharpton received The Mandela Legacy’s “Hope, Success & Empowerment Award” at the Canadian Museum of History in Ottawa, Canada.
Activist community responds to worsening conditions of political prisoner Mumia Abu-Jamal.
New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio achieved a major victory this week when the New York City Council approved his housing re-zoning plan.