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 →

Leaders, Progressives and Activists Gather for the Inauguration in Harlem

NYCC logoOn Sunday, January 26th New York City Council Member Mark D. Levine (D, Manhattan 7th district) will be sworn-in to office as the City Council Member for Manhattan’s 7th district at the South Hall of Riverside Church in West Harlem.   Continue Reading →

State AG: Convictions From Stop-And-Frisk Low

9210469_448x252State Attorney General Eric Schneiderman is weighing in on the city police department’s controversial stop-and-frisk policy with a new report that shows a very low conviction rate under the program. Continue Reading →

Stop-And-Frisk March Photo Essay By Rudy Collins

The March was powerful in it’s silence. The expressions on the faces conveyed the seriousness of the day as people from all walks of life… Continue Reading →

Salters Scene: Rev. Sharpton Leads Silent Protest

Rev. Sharpton Leads Silent Protest

On Father’s Day the Rev. Al Sharpton and the National Action Network led a silent protest march down 5thAvenue. Continue Reading →