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NY criminal justice advocates will hold a two-day vigil at Fishkill Correctional Facility to protest COVID-19 deaths of prisoners.

In the wake of more new COVID-19 prison...

The Department of Labor says unemployment applicants must certify weekly to receive benefits.

The New York State Department of Labor announced a new program to inform New...

New York City Public Advocate Jumaane Williams is calling for strong protections to protect the personal COVID-19 data of New Yorkers.

As New York City and New York State...

NYPD Officer Francisco Garcia is seen here abusing his police power by brutalizing Donni Wright, then sitting on him.

Council Member Farah N. Louis (D-Brooklyn) issued the...

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To honor and celebrate those lost to COVID-19, interfaith leaders have enlisted musicians and Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts to create a weekly community...

Attorney General James and Gov. Cuomo are denouncing corrupt landlords.

New York Attorney General Letitia James and Governor Andrew Cuomo issued the following statements in...

Bronx Borough President Diaz, on right, receiving 50,000 face masks.

On Thursday, April 30, 2020, franchise new car auto dealers in the Bronx, working through the Greater...

COVID-19 is exposing inequalities and injustices in America including those suffering from homelessness.

Housing Works, an advocacy organization for the homeless and people...

Rev. Al Sharpton’s National Action Network (NAN) will distribute 65,000 meals in Harlem and the Bronx with CARE and Hutchins Family Foundation for COVID Relief.

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New York City's immigrant healthcare workers who are on the frontline of the battle against COVID-19 will be celebrated today in Inwood.

Today, Monday, April 27th, starting...

On Sunday, April 26, the December 12th Movement will hold a virtual memorial for Father Lawrence E. Lucas.

The virtual memorial, which starts at 2:30 PM, will be held on...

Anti-poverty agency FPWA is pushing for more COVID-19 funding for New York.

According to a leading poverty-fighting agency FPWA, Congress took a meaningful step Thursday by...

Lehman College will hold virtual Earth Day events throughout the week.

The coronavirus pandemic has forced all of us to adapt our plans for, well, everything. As much as...

City Harvest is encouraging New Yorkers to donate to help feed needy New Yorkers--especially, children--during COVID-19 pandemic.

Before the COVID-19 pandemic, 2.5 million...

Adem Bunkeddeko, Democrat running for Congress in Brooklyn’s 9th District, has condemned President Donald Trump’s announcement that he will be suspending immigration.

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