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Jumaane D. Williams

Council Member Jumaane D. Williams (D-Brooklyn), Deputy Leader and Chair of the Council's Housing and Buildings Committee, will co-host the...

On Friday, June 19, and Saturday, June 20,  famed Emmanuel Baptist Church on Lafayette Ave. and St. James Place, Brooklyn, hosted "Operation SOS", a free public amnesty...

 

New York City Comptroller Scott Stringer issued the following statement backing the pregnancy healthcare Bill.

New York State made history...

Mayor De Blasio and Commissioner Bratton

330 additional officers will boost patrols in 10 targeted precincts, 4 targeted police service areas Mayor de Blasio and...

Rabbi Rebecca Sirbu joins 52 others in backing police-reform bill

Fifty-three rabbis who live and work in New York City signed a letter to the New York City...

Dominique Sharpton, courtesy of Facebook

The daughter of Reverend Al Sharpton finally spoke out against a backlash of media attacks regarding her lawsuit against the city...

The family of Eric Garner and local activists will join the Reverend Al Sharpton along with members of the National Action Network and NAN youth to stage protests at NYPD Headquarters in downtown...

Rep. Rangel shown with Adam Clayton Powell

Rep. Charles Rangel attended a birthday fundraiser last night for the man who wants to succeed him in Congress...

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...

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