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Seniors demand mayor provide real affordable housing

Notwithstanding the pouring rain, seniors and other community members and various organizations from East New York assembled Monday, Oct. 9, 2017, outside City Hall to demand real affordable senior citizen housing.

Thousands rally for Black women’s march in Washington, DC

Saturday, Sept. 30, thousands of people from all across the country converged in Washington, D.C., to support the March for Black Women, organized by the Black Women’s Blueprint.

Marches on racial justice set to unify on National Mall

Two marches will take place in the nation's capital Saturday in the name of racial and gender inequality.

Judge rules Black Lives Matter movement can't be sued, dismisses case

The Black Lives Matter movement cannot be sued, a federal judge ruled Thursday, dismissing a case against the group and an activist brought by a police officer injured during protests after the July 2016 fatal shooting of Alton Sterling in ...

Rally for Zimbabwe President Mugabe at U.N.

Robert Mugabe, president of the Republic of Zimbabwe, will address the United Nations General Assembly Thursday, Sept. 21, and a Zimbabwe support rally will be held at Dag Hammarskjold Plaza, 47th Street and First Avenue, at 3 p.m.

Protesters rally against gentrification, violence, racism in first borough-wide march

Hundreds of protesters packed Brooklyn Saturday morning in a rally against gentrification, violence and racism calling out Brooklyn’s elected officials ahead of Tuesday’s primaries.

Protests erupt after ex-cop Jason Stockley found not guilty in black man's death

Thirteen people were arrested during protests Friday in downtown St. Louis after a judge found former police officer Jason Stockley not guilty of first-degree murder in the 2011 shooting death of black motorist Anthony Lamar Smith.

Gov. Cuomo announces $5.5 million for supportive housing in Brooklyn

Governor Andrew Cuomo recently announced allocation of $5.5 million in state funding for a supportive housing development in Brooklyn.

Trump to pocket $14 million from sale of Starrett City

Owners of Brooklyn’s Starrett City housing complex have reached an $850 million sales agreement that could earn President Donald Trump a $14 million payout.

Brooklyn HDFC news conference and rally

On Wednesday, Sept. 6, the Brooklyn Housing Development Fund Corporation held a news conference and rally at Brooklyn Borough Hall.

Gentrification is ethnic cleansing

Brooklyn activists have begun to organize mass demonstrations targeting housing developments that out-price community residents and displace them.

March for Justice: Countdown to Albany

A determined group of marchers are approaching Albany, after days of walking from Harlem. This rally is for human rights and against New York State jails and prisons, according to Black Rising Radio host and Alliance of Families for Justice ...

Sharpton leads 'Ministers March for Justice' in DC

Rev. Al Sharpton and the National Action network gathered with clergy from across the nation in Washington D.C. for the “Ministers March for Justice” on Monday.

Ramarley Graham’s mother releases new legal filings against the NYPD

Constance Malcolm, the mother of Ramarley Graham, announced a new legal filing against the New York City Police Department for what she believes are efforts to conceal critical information about Graham’s 2012 killing by officers.

City Council votes in favor of tenants’ legal representation

Last week, the New York City Council decided that low-income tenants deserve legal representation in housing court.