On Monday, Council Member Jumaane D. Williams held a rally on the steps of City Hall calling for the Administration to move forward with Intro 0722, which amends the minimum temperature to be maintained in residential dwellings overnight.
The Justice Now! Coalition held its first action of the weekend, the “Economic Shutdown 2.0” on Black Friday.
Protesters hit the streets Sunday over the election of Donald Trump, marking the fifth day of demonstrations in cities such as New York, Los Angeles and San Francisco.
For many Americans across the country, Donald Trump's victory is an outcome they simply refuse to accept.
If in these pages we can praise Bob Dylan for his artistic commitment to African-American life and struggle, then certainly some space should be set aside for Tom Hayden and Jack Greenberg, both of whom recently passed on to the ...
The Fair Housing Justice Center recently announced a federal court lawsuit settlement between four nursing home and assisted living facility operators.
Fifty-seven years ago, the Supreme Court upheld providing counsel in criminal proceedings as a constitutional right: when life and liberty interests were at stake, the court’s Gideon v. Wainwright ruling held that individuals were entitled to a court-appointed attorney if ...
Growing old comes with its stigmas.
“Working together in partnership in our neighborhood-based policing initiatives, they are forging the way forward in crime fighting and collaboration,” wrote former New York Police Commissioner Bill Bratton in his resignation letter addressed to Mayor Bill de Blasio.
Reports indicate that 24-year-old Mayer Herscovic faces up to 15 years in prison after he is found guilty of beating a Black gay man in Brooklyn.
It was a breezy fall-like morning last Saturday when Jerome Brown stood in line at the Mount Hope Community Center in the Bronx, waiting for his certificate signifying a clean record.
Bronx District Attorney Darcel D. Clark announced that Amadou Diallo will not be prosecuted in the death of a man he had beaten for trying to rape his wife in their apartment.
Last Saturday afternoon, Imam Alauddin Akonjee and his aide, Thara Miah, had just finished worship at Al-Furqan Jame Mosque in Queens when they were shot in the back of the head and killed.
On Aug. 1, just one day before NYPD Commissioner Bill Bratton announced his surprise resignation, the Millions March NYC organization came out to occupy City Hall Park.
A protest is taking place in Brooklyn on Wednesday, July 13 to commemorate the one-year anniversary of the death of Sandra Bland, a Black woman who suspiciously died while in jail in Texas in 2015.