Mayor Bill de Blasi Bans Foam Containers From Harlem To Hollis

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English: Foam peanuts. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

New York Mayor Bill de Blasio fulfilled a campaign promise on Thursday by announcing a ban on serving food and drinks in polystyrene foam containers, a measure hailed by environmentalists but long opposed by the food service industry. Continue Reading →

Salters Scene: Big Numbers Turned Out to Protest In NYC

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On Saturday December 13th, thousands protested in NYC.The catalyst for the protest was the Grand Jury’s decision not to indict the Police Officer who placed a choke hold on Eric Garner. Continue Reading →

The NYC Health Department Announces New ‘Good Choice’ Initiative

securedownloadThe Health Department today announced a new initiative, called “Good Choice,” to help food distributors highlight healthier items for their customers. Continue Reading →

Harlem Mothers Hosts Vigil For Families Of NYPD Officers Slain in Brooklyn

vigil in harlem photos“The Mothers, Fathers and Families of Harlem Mothers S.A.V.E. want to send their deepest sympathies to the families of Officer Ramos and Officer Liu and want to take this time to pray for peace in our communities. Continue Reading →

‘Mike Brown Rebellion’ At Maysles In Harlem

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Rebel Diaz, Ñ Don’t Stop and Maysles Education presents “THE MIKE BROWN REBELLION” a documentary film chronicling the youth leaders and resistance in Ferguson – featuring the people’s demand for justice, the militarization and repression by the State, and the responses to the verdict of no indictment of Darren Wilson in October. Continue Reading →

Qoute Of The Day: Police Are The ‘Harlem Globetrotters’ Of The Legal System. ‘They Don’t Lose’

garner ferguson protestsThe decisions of two grand juries not to indict the police officers responsible for the deaths of Michael Brown and Eric Garner have sparked emotional reactions and protests throughout the country. Continue Reading →

David Dinkins Featured in ‘Mandela” In Harlem

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To commemorate the first anniversary of Madiba’s passing, “Mandela” celebrates his life, message, and accomplishments. David Dinkins performs in the Play “Mandela” a role he was born to embody:  the 106th Mayor of the City of New York in 1990. Continue Reading →

Police Unions Seek Stop-And-Frisk Appeals Ruling

Stop-and-frkisk.jpg&q=80&MaxW=640&imageversion=widescreen&maxh=360Police unions told a federal appeals court Friday that they want the courts to decide whether a judge properly ordered changes to the New York Police Department’s stop-and-frisk program even if the city no longer wants to challenge her rulings. Continue Reading →