When Santa Claus comes to town in Amsterdam, it’s not a cluster of elves leaping around the robust figure in red waving at cheering children and adults. Quincy Gario, Amsterdam, Black Pete, Zwarte Piet, blackface, Netherlanders,
A recent report from New York State Attorney General Eric Schneiderman’s office suggests that the New York Police Department’s stop-and-frisk practices are ultimately futile.
Bloggers from China and Angola will share the Integrity Prize for taking on corrupt elites in their respective countries despite great personal risk.
History was made in the NYPD as Kim Royster was promoted to deputy chief, making her the third African-American woman to achieve the rank
As the city moves forward with its fight against the ruling that would put the breaks on the NYPD’s controversial stop-and-frisk practice, the Patrolman’s Benevolent Association (PBA) pledges to move forward with a lawsuit to throw out the ruling as ...
Donnell Nichols has been in the spotlight for leading the search for Avonte Oquendo, the 14-year-old autistic boy who has been missing for weeks.
In an effort to highlight the importance of the Black dollar, last week, the African American Chamber of Commerce of New Jersey (AACCNJ) initiated a boycott of the newly reopened Trenton Mercer Airport. Frontier Airlines, the largest carrier at the ...
The latest in a case involving a Black Georgia teen found dead in a mat in a high school gymnasium involves the coroner in the case slamming how the incident was handled. In January, Kendrick Johnson, 17, was found dead ...
All eyes are back on Florida as the case of Marissa Alexander gets underway.
While Mayor Michael Bloomberg and possibly Police Commissioner Ray Kelly are heading out of office, residents might still have to pay once they’re gone.
Comptroller John Liu is calling on the city to drop Aguila Inc.
groups announced the launch of the third Celebration of Service campaign to ensure military veterans and their families have a safe place to call home
If Mayor-elect Bill de Blasio is interested in the opinion of a very small, informal survey of Black New Yorkers, then he should choose Kim Royster or Philip Banks III as the next police commissioner. Royster, according to some Harlemites, ...
According to documentarian Ken Burns, New York City Mayor-Elect Bill de Blasio plans on settling the “Central Park Five” civil suit once and for all.
The next status conference on the “Central Park Five” case will be Tuesday, Nov. 12