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Adem Bunkeddeko, Democrat running for Congress in NY-9, has issued the following statement on the passing of Dr. Roy Hastick, founder of the Caribbean American Chamber of Commerce and...

Two separate research projects suggest that the novel coronavirus may have been circulating in New York City earlier than thought and the earliest cases likely originated with travelers...

Public Advocate Jumaane D. Williams released the following statement on the racial disparity in the impact of the COVID-19 public health crisis after the city and state released data...

New York Attorney General Letitia James issued the following statement in response to data released today that shows that the majority of fatalities from coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19...

New York Attorney General Letitia James today took steps to streamline and enhance the oversight of the securities industry in New York.

Attorney General James is...

Today, Mayor Bill de Blasio made his most recent visit to the Brooklyn Navy Yard where manufacturers are making surgical gowns to keep our healthcare workers safe.

The...

New York City's Public Advocate is questioning the harm COVID-19 is doing to poor minority communities.

Public Advocate Jumaane D. Williams called for information on the...

Why is Gov. Cuomo cutting Medicaid, and working on a rollback of bail reform, while New York is the epicenter for the COVID pandemic in America?

While Governor Cuomo is...

Community United for Police Reform say Cuomo's budget furthers criminalizes, and endangers, vulnerable minority New York communities during COVID-19 pandemic.

Communities...

New York Attorney General Letitia James today encouraged all New Yorkers to complete the decennial census questionnaire to ensure an accurate count of the state population.

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Legislation authored by Rep. Nydia M. Velázquez (D-NY) would establish a new program to help meet staffing shortages at anti-hunger nonprofit organizations in New York City and throughout...

New York City's Public Advocate has sent a letter to Department of Corrections Commissioner Cynthia Brann regarding COVID-19 outbreak at Rikers Island.

Public Advocate...

Rev. Al Sharpton is calling on faith leaders to discontinue gatherings at churches.

Civil rights leader Rev. Al Sharpton convened a call with the heads of the nation’s...

By Rev. Reginald Bachus

The following letter was written on behalf of the Black Business Empowerment Committee sharing their concern to New York's elected...

Is "social distancing" and home isolation exacerbating the suffering of domestic violence victims?

Attorney General Letitia James, along with state and local officials and...

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