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Women in the media discuss journalism in light of a divided country

Saturday, June 17, at Barnard College, WAM!NYC, the New York City affiliate of Women, Action and the Media, hosted its eighth annual gender justice in media conference, “Report the Fact, Frame the Future.”

Brownsville Houses receiving new appliances with help of Assemblywoman Latrice Walker

Assemblywoman Latrice Walker allocated more than 1 million dollars to Brownsville Houses for new appliances that will be arriving to residents starting June 1 with the last delivery scheduled for June 30.

Apartment hunting? Do these 4 things before signing a lease

Moving is stressful. And not just because of the cost.

NAACP, NYCHA tenants and workers battle city council’s apprenticeship requirement plan

The NAACP, NYCHA tenants and advocates gathered at City Hall Monday to speak out against a potential law requiring apprenticeships for construction workers. The bill (Intro. 1447), which currently has the support of the New York City Council, comes as ...

NYC Rent Guidelines Board votes to increase rent on 1, 2-year leases

The New York City Rent Guidelines Board voted 7-2 to increase rent 1.25 percent on one-year rent-stabilized leases and a 2 percent increase on two-year leases.

Home prices are sky high, but mortgages are still cheap

The median existing home price climbed to $252,800 in May, according to the National Association of Realtors, exceeding the peak hit in June 2016 of $247,600.

East Orange observes National Gun Violence Awareness Day to combat violence

Several recent shootings in East Orange, N.J., have not only put the city on edge but also prompted the community to step and become more involved.

After homicide, black U. of Maryland students demand change -- and get it

For years, students complained, saying University of Maryland officials needed to do more to prevent or respond to racist incidents on campus.

'Black Lives Matter' cases: When controversial killings lead to change

Three days, three different resolutions, one common trait: white officers killing black males.

Activism wins again

If 2017 has shown us anything, it’s the power of regular people banding together to make substantive political change.

Protect our girls

New York City Council Member Andy King (in red) joined the Black Lives Matter of Greater New York Sunday in a solidarity march to raise awareness for 64,000 missing Black women and girls.

On Ramarley Graham’s 24th birthday, mom sues de Blasio administration’s NYPD

Wednesday, April 12, the family of Ramarley Graham and several supporting organizations announced the filing of a lawsuit against the NYPD for refusing to comply with the state’s Freedom of Information Law on what would have been Graham’s 24th birthday.

The struggle is real for Millennial homebuyers

It's going to be an intense house-hunting season -- especially for young buyers.

Constance Malcolm still wants justice for son Ramarley Graham

The scene outside of One Police Plaza Monday morning could be deemed surreal. A few dozen feet from the location of a news conference with Constance Malcolm, actors shot a television show scene that depicted cops and protesters holding up ...

US mayors fight back against President Trump’s ‘Big List’

Mayor’s from Los Angeles, Providence, R.I., Seattle and Anaheim, Calif., held a teleconference March 21 to explain their Day of Action in support of immigrants and immigration reform.