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The Reverend Al Sharpton took center stage last night to award a host of honorees for their contributions to African-American excellence.

This year's award ceremony—held at Jazz at Lincoln...

Andrew Kearse. Facebook image.

Senate candidate Jasmine “Jasi” Robinson and community members call upon Attorney General and Letitia James to release video footage of man who died in police...

Pope Francis. Accusations of cover-up of clergy sexual abuse go all the way to the top. Photo--Flickr.

New York State has created a clergy abuse hotline and online complaint form through...

Following the news today that the New York Daily News, under its new owners Tronc, Inc., was laying off 50% of its editorial staff, Governor Andrew Cuomo issued the following statement:

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Sidique Abou-Bakarr Wai

Sidique Abou-Bakarr Wai may soon be presenting his credentials in Washington, D.C. 

The long-time New York Police Department (...

Eric Vassell, father of Saheed Vassell, delivers 20,000 petitions to Mayor Bill de Blasio’s office at City Hall.

Nearly three months since officers of the New York Police Department ( NYPD...

Council Members Debi Rose, Jumaane D. Williams, and Mark Treyger join students and advocates to call for the expansion of the Summer Youth Employment Program.

A coalition of dozens of...

Scott Stringer. Photo--Flickr.

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New York City Comptroller Scott M. Stringer announced Globe Gates, Inc., a Bronx-based contractor which does business as Global Overhead...

Harvey Weinstein. Photo --Flickr

Fallen movie producer Harvey Weinstein has been indicted on first and third degree rape charges, the New York County (Manhattan) district attorney has...

Roger Wareham.

Human Rights Attorney Roger Wareham representing the December 12th Movement "We Ain't Going Nowhere" campaign is set to file a Complaint in NYS Criminal Enforcement and...

Dr. Asante

Dr. Molefi K. Asante, who has been cited as one of the most influential leaders of the decade will bring his dynamic message on the value of “Embracing And Activating The...

 

Governor Cuomo. Photo: Flickr
 
The dramatic increase in the number of U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) raids and...

Queens County DA Richard Brown. His office engages in serial prosecution of Queens resident since 2007? 

 

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Kris Gounden...

Manhattan D.A. Cyrus Vance Jr. Photo--Twitter. Has Cuomo lost confidence in his credibility?

It is of great concern that sexual assault cases have not been pursued with full vigor by our...

Neal Milano. Source: YouTube

A Queens condominium board member, Neal Milano, has been forced to resign following an investigation into allegations he harassed and intimidated tenants...

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