Bronxville, NY- According to USA Today, a fifth-grade teacher has been placed on indefinite leave after holding a mock slave auction where students placed bids on black students. One mother of a student, Vernex Harding said her son was asked to pretend to be a slave as part of the history lesson. Including two other […]
Activist, Erica Garner, the eldest daughter of the man who died from a police choke hold in New York in 2014, died on Saturday morning days after suffering a heart attack, according to her mother, Esaw Snipes. “She was a fighter, she was a warrior and she lost the battle,” Snipes said of her daughter. […]
During the event, actors, activists, and musicians will pay homage to Dr. King with recitations of his most revered speeches, as well as musical performances.
Attorney General of California Kamala Harris, who became the second Black woman to be elected to the U.S. Senate, and former Maryland Lt. Gov. Anthony Brown are among leaders scheduled to serve in Congress in 2017.
New York's governor responds to the spike in hate crimes since the presidential election of Donald Trump. His plans include a special police unit to stem the flood of incidents.
With more than 291 delegates up for grabs in New York in the Democratic presidential primary next week, front-runner Hillary Clinton and rival Bernie Sanders held dueling rallies Wednesday in the hopes of winning Tuesday's early voting race, reports BBC.
The office of U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of New York, Preet Bharara, has launched an investigation of health concerns among public housing units and homeless shelters across the city. Cases of elevated blood lead levels and false claims from housing and shelter officials will fall under the scrutiny of federal prosecutors, the New York Times reports.
Details are emerging regarding the brutal murder of Rebecca Cutler and two of her three children at the hands of a crazed boyfriend. According to statements from the Staten Island District Attorney’s office, Michael Sykes stabbed the victims a total of 69 times, the New York Daily News reports. The heinous act took place on […]
A trio of Black female students at the State University of New York-Albany claims that they were assaulted and harassed on a city bus by a white mob over the weekend. The women allege that 10 to 12 white students in the group comprised of both men and women beat them while using racial slurs.
Emery Snipes was stopped by NYPD officers for riding the bike against traffic and entering a park after dark in lower Manhattan.
A 17-year-old was blessed by Pope Francis in a touching moment at St. Patrick’s Cathedral during his big trip to New York Thursday evening. Stephanie…
A Black sergeant from New York is awaiting the announcement of a possible $198,000 settlement with the city after he was beaten by Yonkers police…