Community demands an end to police harassment
From a police officer caught on camera allegedly stealing money from a man, to a pregnant woman being slammed to the ground by officers and separate incidents of two young men being punched and kicked while on the ground by cops, the cameras continue to record as police brutality in the city reaches what could be its peak.
As the fight against HIV continues, the Visiting Nurse Service of New York is at the forefront, supporting those living with the virus and helping them better understand their diagnoses to improve their ability to manage symptoms and get the emotional support they need.
As Detroit continues to struggle with its myriad of issues, the city’s water remains a major concern for residents.
Hospital officials in Dallas confirmed Wednesday that Thomas Eric Duncan, the first person diagnosed with Ebola while in the U.S., has died.
The NAACP New York State Conference is hosting its 78th annual convention Oct. 10 through Oct. 12 at the Westchester Marriott in Tarrytown, N.Y.
The Rev. Al Sharpton’s National Action Network hosted its Education Summit 2014 at New York University this week, sparking the conversation on the education gap in America.
The cheers of thousands of minimum wage workers could be heard as Mayor Bill de Blasio signed an executive order enacting a sweeping expansion of New York City’s Fair Wages for New Yorkers Act.
In the continuing aftermath of the shooting of unarmed, Black 18-year-old Michael Brown, several issues plague the community of Ferguson, Mo., including a memorial for the teen being set on fire.
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Luther Winn, president and CEO of Greenetrack, the largest Black-owned casino developer in the country, is looking to bring the success of casinos to New York State not only to stimulate business for the state, but also to transform a community.