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New York City is the world's COVID-19 epicenter, with the Corona, Queens area recording the most deaths.

Make the Road New York members and elected officials gathered in...

New York Attorney General Letitia James today announced a settlement that stops fraudulent student debt relief practices by a ring of five New York-based defendants.

The...

NYPD Officer Errick Allen, a reported recent police academy graduate, was arrested for murdering his best friend on Long Island.

New York Attorney General Letitia James...

New York Assemblyman Charles Barron and City Councilwoman Inez Barron have ripped into Gov. Andrew Cuomo in a searing statement accusing him of prioritizing COVID-19 intervention for White...

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...

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...

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

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

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...

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....

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