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protests outside Supreme Court in Queens County

Photos: Black Star News\Twitter\Change.org\LinkedIn

Early Friday afternoon, outside the steps of the Supreme Court in Queens County, on Sutphin Boulevard, several protesters met, in a...

shot 13 people at a Buffalo supermarket, killing 10. Eleven of those shot were Black.

Photos: Twitter\YouTube\Erie County DA

Washington, DC - Yesterday, an 18-year old white supremacist gunman dressed in tactical gear and wielding an assault weapon, shot 13 people at a...

 racially-motivated mass killing at a supermarket in Buffalo, N.Y., allegedly carried out by an avowed white supremacist gunman.

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(WASHINGTON D.C., 5/14/2022) - The Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR), the nation’s largest Muslim civil rights and advocacy organization, today condemned...

The mayor’s approach is failing, so he has resorted to fearmongering

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New York---The following is a statement from Monifa Bandele, member of Malcolm X Grassroots Movement, on behalf of Communities United for Police Reform in response...

New York State Rifle & Pistol Association Inc. v. Bruen challenges a 1913 New York law limiting who can carry a concealed weapon

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Another Supreme Court decision may soon send shock waves. It’s the first time the justices will rule on what the Second Amendment means since 2010....

NYPD is still engaged in racial profiling in how it conducts stops and frisks

Photo: ACLU\YouTube

New York– In response to a report just filed by Mylan Denerstein, the court-appointed monitor in the landmark stop-and-frisk case Floyd v. City of New York, plaintiff...

Calls placed by people in prisons in New York State are being recorded using flawed, racially-biased, and publicly-unproven voic

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Calls placed by people in prisons in New York State are being recorded using flawed, racially-biased, and publicly-unproven voice recognition software without the...

2014 NYPD killing of Eric Garner and subsequent cover-up.

Photos: Twitter

New York, NY--Thursday, the New York State Supreme Court held its final hearing in Carr v. de Blasio, the historic judicial inquiry into violations and neglect of duty by...

video of the interaction between members of the Syracuse Police Department and an 8 year-old little boy

Photos: Video Screenshots

As The NAACP of Syracuse and Onondaga County continues to monitor the situation, the words of children’s rights activist Marian Wright Edelman ring out “If we...

Mayor Eric Adams framed the Sunset Park subway shooting within the larger context of America's gun violence problems.

Photos: Twitter\Screenshots\YouTube

Monday's mass shooting inside a Sunset Park, Brooklyn subway station (where 10 people were shot, and 29 people hurt) has thrust the spotlight again,...

law enforcement by itself isn’t enough to prevent acts of violence.

 Photos: Twitter\Screenshots

The Center for Policing Equity released the following statement on Tuesday subway shooting in Sunset Park Brooklyn where 10 people were shot and 29 injured...

Reverend Joy Powell is a political prisoner incarcerated at Bedford Hills Correctional Facility for Women in Westchester

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Reverend Joy Powell is a political prisoner incarcerated at Bedford Hills Correctional Facility for Women in Westchester, New York. Throughout her life,...

Officer Wayne Isaacs killed 37-year-old Delrawn Small

Photos: YouTube\Facebook

New York, NY Thursday, Delrawn Small’s siblings, Public Advocate Jumaane Williams, Brooklyn Borough President Antonio Reynoso, City Councilmember Sandy Nurse, the...

Mayor Adams is doubling down on failed, racist broken-windows and stop-and-frisk policies

Photos: YouTube\ACLU\Twitter

NEW YORK CITY – Ahead of Wednesday’s City Council oversight hearing on Mayor Adams’s blueprint to end gun violence, New York Civil Liberties Union senior policy...

 reemergence of the "Broken Windows" policing policy

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Is New York City about to witness a reemergence of the "Broken Windows" policing policy under the city's second Black mayor because of concerns regarding the violent...

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