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NYC Public Advocate Williams is calling for more aid to combat homelessness.

The following is Public Advocate Jumaane D. Williams' testimony at a City Council hearing of the Committees on...

Black Star News publisher Milton Allimadi was witness to this raging fire in Harlem on Sunday.

After shopping at the Wholefoods in Harlem yesterday evening, at around 7.30 p.m., Black Star...

Starting May 23, the Bronx Documentary Center will feature the virtual exhibition "Trump Revolution: Climate Change."

Through photos, words and multimedia, the BDC exhibition, Trump...

NY Gov. Cuomo and Attorney General James: medical and student debt have again been suspended due to COVID-19.

New York Attorney General Letitia James and New York Governor Andrew M. Cuomo...

The Alliance of Families for Justice (AFJ), a statewide advocacy group for families of incarcerated New Yorkers, is collecting daily reports from inside New York’s prisons about conditions during...

The State is currently investigating approximately 102 reported cases in New York where children - predominantly school-aged - are experiencing these symptoms possibly due to COVID-19.

The...

NY City Comptroller Stringer, at podium, is seeking to return $2.5 million in stolen wages to cheated workers.

New York City Comptroller Scott M. Stringer has announced a new telephone...

New report highlights the negative impact of COVID-19 on Black and Brown New Yorkers.

Make the Road New York and Hester Street will hold a video press conference today to release a...

Journalist Jill Nelson on Democracy Now: "COVID-19 has been racialized, really, and it’s now being used as a way to further oppress people of color."

The following is from a Democracy Now!...

Rep. Nydia M. Velazquez (D-NY) has announced that two local hospitals within New York’s 7th Congressional District are receiving federal funding from the CARES Act, legislation Congress enacted in...

Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. has issued a new report outlining the environment the borough’s housing not-for-profit organizations are facing in light of the COVID-19 pandemic.

The...

Assemblywoman Tremaine Wright recently spoke with Kings County Politics (KCP) and addressed the need for more oversight of nursing homes in New York State.

In her response to KCP, the...

On Tuesday, May 12 the "Black Star News Show," on WBAI 99.5 FM, will interview "Right to Health" founder Leslie Gregory.

Please tune in to “Black Star News Show” on WBAI New York 99.5 FM...

NY Attorney General James is issuing guidance to law enforcement on illegal evictions during COVID-19.

New York Attorney General Letitia James provided direction to law enforcement...

Public Advocate Jumaane D. Williams released the following statement calling for rent relief as the Rent Guidelines Board was set to hold its preliminary vote.

"I have long joined tenants...

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