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 →

Souleo: Artist Creates Mock Police Aketches to Address Issue of ‘Wanted’ youth

Wanted Mock Police Sketch_Courtesy_Dread ScottOver a nearly three decade period from 1980 to 2008, U.S. incarceration rates have accelerated from an estimated 500,000 to 2.3 million people. 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 →

City College Student Connie Lok Does More In Harlem

city collegs habitat for huminityHabitat For Humanity posted a story today on Connie Lok, she is the City College Harlem Campus Chapter President. Continue Reading →

Officer in Fatal NY Arrest Stripped of Gun, Badge (update)

erin carverA New York City police officer involved in the arrest of a man who died in custody after being placed in an apparent chokehold has been stripped of his gun and badge and placed on desk duty, police said Saturday. Continue Reading →

Sharpton Reacts Over Death Of Man By NYPD Police Officer (update)

police choke hold manWhen LIRR workers and the MTA reached an agreement to avoid the strike that would have begun on Sunday, it seemed that Mayor de Blasio and his family would be able to leave for their ten-day Italian vacation on Friday, as scheduled. 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 →

Census Show Another Increase in NYC’s Non-Hispanic White Population

east-harlem11Kevin Gallagher and Sharon Almog, both teachers, considered moving to New Jersey with their two children several years ago when they were squeezed out of the apartment they were subletting in Stuyvesant Town, the sprawling complex that has long been a haven for working- and middle-class families in Manhattan. Continue Reading →

East Harlem Pride Edged Out In PSAL Flag Football Playoffs

201401211544260268The Susan Wagner HS flag football team defeated East Harlem Pride 14-12 in the first round of the PSAL playoffs on Wednesday at Randall’s Island. Continue Reading →