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Members of the Gun Violence Awareness Campaign. Photograph courtesy of GVAM website

For the third year Gun Violence Awareness Month (GVAM) will take place across New York...

Mayor de Blasio

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio has cheered FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler's proposal to let low-income families have the option of using a federal...

Ollie McClean

Sister Ollie McClean, the founder and proprietor of Sankofa International Academy, an Africa-centric primary educational institute in Brooklyn's Bed-...

Scott Stringer  

A new analysis by New York City Comptroller Scott M. Stringer finds that New York City taxpayers and businesses contribute over $10.1 billion...

Firefighters at the scene of Brooklyn fire

A Brooklyn mother and her two daughters were critically injured during a fire in Borough Park Friday night.

The fire...

 Dr. Derrick E. Griffith

 

FUNERAL SERVICES FOR DR. DERRICK E. GRIFFITH

Dr. Derrick E. Griffith’s tragic death in the derailment of Amtrak 188 took...

Ramsey Orta filmed the lynchhold killing of Eric Garner

WHAT: Press conference

WHO: Copwatch Patrol Unit

...

Denis Reyes

In response to the death of Denis...

Graça Machel SHARED INTEREST PRESENTS PANEL ON SOUTH AFRICAN WOMEN & YOUTH

Featuring Former First Lady of South Africa...

Ninetieth birthday of Malcolm X -- Malik El-Shabazz

[Community Announcement]

MALCOLM X  90TH BIRTHDAY  MAY 19, 2015...

Police Commissioner Bratton and families of slain police officers give tribute in Times Square

One week before the start of National Police Week, Police Commissioner...

An off-duty police officer was killed last night when the motorcycle he was riding was struck by an SUV making a U-turn at the intersection of Avenue J and Rockaway Parkway in Brooklyn.

The...

President Obama

REMARKS BY THE PRESIDENT IN ROUNDTABLE WITH MY BROTHER’S KEEPER ALLIANCE

Lehman College, New York City, New York

THE...

NYPD Officer Moore

Governor Andrew Cuomo released the following statement this afternoon:

“The shooting of Officer...

Carmen de Lavallade

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Celebrating The Arts And Artists

Honoring Carmen de Lavallade, Gina...

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