NY Sues Weinstein Company Over Sexual Misconduct

Reuters reports that New York’s attorney general sued the Weinstein Company and Harvey Weinstein on Sunday alleging years of sexual harassment and misconduct by the movie producer, in a move that could jeopardize talks on a potential sale of the studio. Continue Reading →

Harlem Senate Staffer Suspended For Online Mocking

NY Post reports that a Harlem state senator suspended one of his staffers Sunday for mocking women and Asians on Instagram. Continue Reading →

The Black Gymnasts Who Broke Barriers, Before Simone And Gabby, There Was Wendy Hilliard

It’s a heartbreaking and tragic time for U.S.A. Gymnastics. These courageous athletes have proven how strong they are, on and off the mat. Another courageous gymnast, Wendy Hilliard, the first black rhythmic gymnast to compete on a U.S. national team. Continue Reading →

First Lady McCray Announces Expansion Of Mental Health Services For Domestic Violence Survivors

First Lady Chirlane McCray, Commissioner Cecile Noel of the Mayor’s Office to Combat Domestic Violence and NYC Health + Hospitals announced the expansion of Mental Health Teams at all five of the City’s Family Justice Centers, with one in each borough. Continue Reading →

Thomas Roma Columbia Professor, Accused of Sexual Misconduct Retires

Hyper Allergic reports that five women have come forward accusing Thomas Roma, a photographer and professor, of sexual misconduct. Continue Reading →

Op-Ed: Intellectuals With Disabilities From Harlem To Hollywood Are Sexually Assaulted 7 Times More

By Jennifer Laszlo Mizrahi

Our landmark report, Disability & Criminal Justice Reform: Keys to Success woke a lot of people up. We were thrilled with the coverage it got on the PBS NewsHour HERE. Continue Reading →

Notorious Child Killer Joel Steinberg Living In Harlem

NY Post reports that three decades ago, he was the ultimate face of evil — a monster who beat his illegally adopted 6-year-daughter, Lisa Steinberg, into a coma, then smoked freebase cocaine until it was too late to save her. Continue Reading →

ACS Lawyers Claiming They Were Wrongly Blamed In Zymere Perkins’ Case

NY Daily News reports that a judge has tossed a lawsuit filed by two child welfare agency lawyers who claimed they were made scapegoats in the beating death of little Zymere Perkins. Continue Reading →

NY Catholic Priest Arrested For Abusing Minors In Harlem

A Catholic priest in Harlem, NY was charged in Charleston on Thursday for allegedly sexually abusing minors while he was a volunteer in the Holy City more than 30 years ago. Continue Reading →

First Lady McCray And Police Commissioner O’Neill Announce Resources To Combat Sex Trafficking In NYC

First Lady Chirlane McCray (pictured) and Police Commissioner James P. O’Neill today announced the City would be expanding its resources to combat sex trafficking in New York City. Continue Reading →

HHarlem Man Indicted In Beating Death of 6 Year Old Zymere Perkins

A Manhattan grand jury indicted a Harlem man in connection with the beating death of his girlfriend’s 6-year-old son. Continue Reading →

1-Year-Old Found Dead In East Harlem

The New York Police Department (NYPD) is investigating the death of a 1-year-old boy in East Harlem. Continue Reading →

Seems Versace, Versace, Versace, Does Not Want People Of Color Shopping In Their Stores

Hey Harlem, where are you spending your money? According to an ex-employee of the high-end designer Versace, the company informs their salespeople if a black person is walking through the store with a “secret code.” Continue Reading →

NYC Child Services Botched Harlem’s Zymere Perkins And 1000s Of Other ‘High Priority’ Cases

In just three months, between July and September of this year, New York City’s beleaguered Administration For Children’s Services (ACS) botched Harlem’s Zymere Perkins and thousands of other “high priority” child-abuse investigations. Continue Reading →

Mayor Bill de Blasio Remarks Regarding Death Of Harlem’s Zymere Perkins

zymere-perkins-and-bill-de-blasioStatement from NYC Mayor Bill de Blasio on ACS report into the death of Harlem’s Zymere Perkins:

“This report uncovered a troubling series of lapses and missed opportunities in ACS’s failed effort to protect Zymere Perkins.

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NYC Children’s Services Commissioner Resigns After 2 Abused Kids Die In Harlem And Brooklyn

ms-carrion-pictured-resignsGladys Carrión, commissioner of the city Administration for Children’s Services (ACS), resigned Monday amid internal investigations and reforms to the agency following the recent deaths of two young boys in Harlem and Brooklyn who had been abused. Continue Reading →

Governor Cuomo Launches Toll-Free Hotline To Report Incidents Of Discrimination

andrew_cuomo_by_pat_arnow_biasWe applaud Governor Andrew Cuomo’s decision to launch a toll-free hotline to report incidents of bias and discrimination from Harlem to the Hudson. Continue Reading →

Harlem’s Little Zymere Perkins’ Death Ruled A Homicide

zymere-from-harlemThe city Medical Examiner has ruled that the 6-year-old Harlem boy who died Sept. 26 was murdered, and his death was caused by fatal child abuse syndrome. Continue Reading →

HW Pick: Join The Rally For Family Court Awareness For Men

men-holding-hands1The rally with parents and activists from across the tri-state area who will converge on on Times Square this Sunday, October 9th, 2016 in a major rally to protest fraud, waste and abuse by the family courts. Continue Reading →

Man Arrested After Multiple Sex Charges From Harlem To Hollis

crime-tape-in-harlemPolice have arrested a suspect in connection with the robbery and attempted sexual assault of a woman in Central Park. Continue Reading →