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.
The House of the Lord Church in Brooklyn, N.Y., commemorated its first interfaith service last Wednesday to end women’s cancer.
As 28-year-old Akai Gurley bled to death in a darkened Brooklyn project stairwell, rookie cop Peter Liang and officer Shaun Landau argued for four minutes before getting help for the East New York native, according to newly released court documents.
Elected officials, historians and community members came together last weekend to unveil a plaque marking the site of the colonial-era Wall Street slave market.
Former Bedford Hills inmate Iris Bowen has gained her independence through education.
Mutale Nkonde launched the campaign “Year of the Black Woman, 2015,” in part of a 365-year series of online and in-person events to sustain fiscal development in the African and Latino American community.
Designer Atim Oton spreads her influence not only in Crown Heights but also in the world at large with her innovative designs.