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De Blasio and local officials tour multi-million dollar rehabilitation project underway in Harlem

A massive affordable housing preservation project will repair apartments, improve the buildings and keep the rents of 358 apartments affordable to low-income families for the next 30 years.

War on Women Rally

The International Working Women’s Day Coalition 11th March and Rally was held Saturday, March 5 at the feet of the Harriet Tubman Memorial in Harlem.

Evon Idahosa: Fighting for justice for women globally

Activist Evon Idahosa dedicates her life to fighting the systemic injustices against women and girls who are victims of modern day sex slavery.

Free at last: Brooklyn woman’s conviction vacated after 10 years

Brooklyn District Attorney Ken Thompson is moving to vacate a manslaughter conviction against Vanessa Gathers, 58, who was wrongfully convicted on the charge after a 1998 jury trial.

‘Brownsville Five’ case: The aftermath

At court Thursday Brooklyn D.A Ken Thompson dismissed the charges against the five teens accused of assaulting the young lady in a Brownsville park.

From protest to politics

Protest movements are opening up a new dialogue when it comes to policy changes in America.

Final ‘Angola Three’ POW Albert Woodfox freed after 43 years in solitary confinement

POW Albert Woodfox, the original Black Panther activist, spent more time in solitary confinement than anyone else currently held captive in U.S. prisons.

Federal grand jury struggles on in Garner case

A federal grand jury continues to examine and hear evidence to determine if Eric Garner’s civil rights were violated in 2014 when a police officer killed him in an apparent chokehold.

Reactions to public protest of killer cop’s conviction in Akai Gurley trial

The aftermath of a killer cop’s conviction in Brooklyn’s State Supreme Court a couple weeks ago has caused some debate about NYPD training, as well as accountability, when they don’t adhere to departmental procedures.

Joshua Walker’s community journey

Young Brooklynite provides community outreach through his own music management group.

Need for police accountability, transparency and right to know

Last week’s conviction of NYPD officer Peter Liang, in the killing of Akai Gurley is the first step for more police accountability when it comes to wrongful deaths.

NAACP-Newark Chapter hosts panel discussion on Black Lives Matter and elder recording

The NAACP-Newark Chapter is hosting a panel discussion on Black Lives Matter at the Newark Library where they will be discussing various topics with community activists and more.

Only fans in 'Formation' at planned anti-Beyonce rally

It was either the protest that never was or the one that folks decided they no longer cared about.

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.