According to J.C. Faulk, a Baltimore activist and founder of An End to Ignorance, a group that combats systemic racism, the neighborhoods were “eerily quiet.”
At the Shabazz Memorial and Educational Center, there was birthday cake. Droves of activists gathered at his grave site in Westchester County. Hundreds of residents took to the streets of Harlem to march.
For two years, crashing on the streets of New York was the norm for freelance mimer Nate Moran. And then he met R&B singer, songwriter and record producer Ne-Yo on Eighth Avenue in the mid-2000s.
Brooklynite Joy Simmons is offering the East New York community, advocacy and leadership through her position as the deputy chief of staff for Councilwoman Inez Barron.
Thirty-year-old rapper, Lamar Davenport, under the street name “Lyric” fatally stabbed actor Morgan Freeman’s step-granddaughter on Sunday,
Last Wednesday, hundreds of CUNY and SUNY students across the state fled their minimum-wage jobs and summer internships to urge Gov. Andrew Cuomo to invest in higher education.
More than 200 children filled the bleachers with bright yellow T-shirts at Catherine and Count Basie Middle School in Jamaica, Queens.
“I’m feeling a little overwhelmed, kind of emotional, trying to fight back my tears,” Esaw Garner told the Amsterdam News, “but all the support from the people empowers me to keep getting the word out that we want justice for my husband, Eric Garner.”
After killing over 500 Americans nationwide this year, police are not faring well with youth. However, the All Stars Project hopes to improve this fractured relationship.
Eleven years ago, teachers at the Clara H. Carlson School told Annis R. Sands of Elmont, N.Y., that upper-division courses would cause her excessive stress and anxiety.