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FPWA CEO and Executive Director, Jennifer Jones Austin, speaks at rally for low-income workers

New York City Council Members joined FPWA on the steps of New York City Hall...

Saturday May 2, Rev. Al Sharpton, President, National Action Network; Gwen Carr, Mother of Eric Garner; and, Esaw Garner, Widow of Eric Garner, to appear at National Action Network, 106 West 145th...

Jumaane D. Williams

[Wednesday] New York joined Baltimore and cities across the country to once again demonstrate against police brutality and the larger issue of...

Richardson shown with Stringer

With two weeks to go until the special election in the 43rd Assembly District, New York City Comptroller Scott M. Stringer endorsed...

 Valeisha Butterfield-Jones, Regina Wilson, Stringer, and Michael J. Garner.

 

New York City Comptroller Scott M. Stringer hosted his annual Trailblazers...

Zephyr Teachout calls for Sheldon Silver's resignation as Assembly chief. Photo: syracuse.com

Sheldon Silver should step down from his role as Assembly Speaker....

Eric Garner's killer Pantaleo: Why is he still on NYPD?

[Speaking Truth To Power]

For months now, since the lynch-hold strangulation...

Racial arsonist Rudy Giuliani eyeing another White House fantasy bid?

[Editorial]

At a time when level-headedness is most needed two...

"Stop the Urban Youth Violence" group and Revolution Club NYC join up in Harlem November 29.

Forty people rallied Saturday at the State Office Building in New York...

Michael Brown -- executed in cold blood including with a bullet in the eye and apex of head

 

Ferguson is Everywhere Comes to Harlem - Saturday,...

Bill Bratton -- his "broken windows" policing continues to take its toll with broken lives

Akai Gurley is the latest victim -- an unarmed Black man shot and killed...

What circumstance would justify this?

[Black Star News Editorial]

The chokehold is a banned procedure in the New York Police Department....

New York Attorney General Schneiderman

[Op-Ed]

'...While the average white household lost 34% of its wealth in the crash, the average...

Philip Banks quits after 28 years

Philip Banks the highest-ranking African American police officer on the New York Police Department (NYPD) has resigned only days...

Comptroller Stringer -- wants New York City to up its rat attacks

Are the rats winning?

An audit by New York City Comptroller Scott M. Stringer shows that...

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