Sharpton And Thousands Gather For Eric Garner March

sharpton and more at eric garner rallyThousands of people have begun gathering on Staten Island for today’s much-anticipated We Will Not Go Back march against police brutality. Continue Reading →

Housing Advocates Plan Harlem March on Wednesday

rafa logoThe coalition of more than 50 housing advocacy groups known as the “Real Affordability for All Coalition” will demonstrate at Harlem’s First Corinthian Baptist Church with speeches and a march on Wednesday afternoon, the groups announced last week. Continue Reading →

Harlem, Guess Who’s Coming To Breakfast, Commissioner Bratton

bill brattonJoin the Crain’s Business Breakfast Forum with William J. Bratton, the Police Commissioner, City of New York. Continue Reading →

Qoute of the Week: “I’ll be your Worst Enemy,” Harlem’s Al Sharpton

sharpton deblasioThere was an astonishing visual display of the battle for the future of New York yesterday in a round-table discussion at City Hall. Continue Reading →

Harlem’s Al Sharpton investigates NYPD Choking Death

Al-Sharpton-to-call-for-investigation-into-choking-death-of-man-by-NYPDCivil rights activist the Rev. Al Sharpton is meeting with the family of Eric Garner to call for an investigation into his death at the hands of the New York Police Department. Continue Reading →

Seitu’s World: Puerto Rican Day Parade Kick-Off At Gracie Mansion

Seitu at day1It was a special and great day at Gracie Mansion this year for the kick-off of the Puerto Rican ( PR ) Day Parade kick off with Mayor Bill de Blasio on Friday, June 6th, 2014 in NYC. Continue Reading →

5 Men Exonerated In Central Park Jogger Case

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‘Justice delayed is justice denied,’ – Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

The five men whose convictions in the brutal 1989 beating and rape of a female jogger in Central Park were later overturned have agreed to a settlement of about $40 million from New York City to resolve a bitterly fought civil rights lawsuit over their arrests and imprisonment in the sensational crime. Continue Reading →

Harlem Parks And Residents Win In $75 Bill Budget

morningsideparkLast night, Mayor Bill de Blasio and the City Council agreed on a landmark $75 billion budget agreement. Continue Reading →

FDNY to Increase Gas Leaks Response Based On Harlem Explosion

harlem firefighters in harlem by rudy collinsThe New York City Fire Department will now have a much greater role in responding to reports of possible gas leaks, according to an order made by Mayor Bill de Blasio in response to the March explosion that leveled two East Harlem buildings and killed eight people. Continue Reading →