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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.

Ramarley Graham’s parents demand justice after four years

Bronx family still fighting for justice four years after the loss of Ramarley Graham.

Family, supporters mark four years since Ramarley Graham police shooting

Family members and supporters are marking four years since the fatal police shooting of Ramarley Graham.

Homeless advocates and housing developers announce new initiative for large-scale, low-income housing

Homeless advocates, nonprofit housing developers and other stakeholders unveil a new housing proposal to help transition away from the controversial "cluster site" shelter program.

Youth demand justice for police killing of Ramarley Graham

Dozens of youth and student organizations from across New York City convened outside of the office of U.S. Attorney Preet Bharara for a speakout on Tuesday to demand justice in the police killing of Ramarley Graham.

Settlement will protect Muslims from NYPD surveillance

Stop looking. There’s nothing else to see here.

Protestors take over Brooklyn Bridge after cops cleared in Tamir Rice’s murder

Withstanding freezing hail Monday evening, several dozen activists, led by the #NYCRiseUp4Tamir Coalition, rallied at lower Manhattan’s Washington Square Park after the announcement that a Cleveland grand jury declined to indict the cops involved in the fatal shooting of 12-years-young ...