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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...

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....

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 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...

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...

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...

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....

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...

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...

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...

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...

The following statement was released by the The Africa Center's CEO Uzodinma Iweala, shown above.

Dear Friends,

I greet you with hopes for your health and safety and...

Rev. Al Sharpton will hold a virtual rally broadcast on Sat. May 9 to address the NYPD's disparate social distancing arrests of Blacks.

National civil rights leader Rev....

Tonight "The Best of Bronx Week" will be broadcast on BronxNet TV.

On Friday, May 8, 2020, the office of Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr., in collaboration with The...

Mayor Bill de Blasio has announced expanded COVID-19 antibody testing for New Yorkers.

Through a partnership with BioReference labs, the City will conduct its own antibody...

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