Police Search For Suspect Behind ‘Anti-White’ Graffiti In Harlem

The NYPD is searching for a suspect who they say used a magic marker to scrawl what is described as “anti-white” graffiti on a planter in upper Manhattan. Continue Reading →

Harlem’s Rev. Al Sharpton Rips Trump’s Jeff Sessions Pick For Attorney General

NEW YORK, NY - JULY 18: The Reverend Al Sharpton speaks at a rally in Brooklyn to call for justice for Eric Garner one year after he died in an apparent police chokehold on July 18, 2015 in New York City. The rally of several hundred people was held in front of the U.S. Attorney's Office in Downtown Brooklyn. Members of Garner's family joined Sharpton in demanding a federal investigation into his death. Garner, who was killed in a controversial choke-hold by a Staten Island police officer, had been approached by police for selling loose cigarettes. His death set off waves of protests around the city and country. Garner's family has settled with the city for 5.9 million in a wrongful death suit. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

The Rev. Al Sharpton excoriated President-elect Donald Trump’s selection of Alabama Sen. Jeff Sessions for U.S. Attorney General in a fiery speech at the Harlem Headquarters of his National Action Network—warning the incoming commander-in-chief and his Cabinet picks “better worry about me.” Continue Reading →

Mayor de Blasio Signs Executive Order Banning City Agencies From Reviewing Salary History Of Job Applicants

bill-de-blasio-ydanis-rodriguez-and-melissa1In a major effort to ensure fair employment practices and close the pay gap for women and people of color, Mayor Bill de Blasio today signed Executive Order 21 prohibiting City agencies from inquiring about the salary history of job applicants. Continue Reading →

A Conversation And Booksigning With Marc Lamont Hill In Harlem

Marc Lamont Hill3America, 2016, unarmed citizens shot by police. Drinking water turned to poison. Mass incarcerations. We’ve heard the individual stories. Continue Reading →

‘Build Something Better’ Mayor de Blasio Said About On Race Relations In Harlem Church

Bill_de_Blasio_11-2-2013Newsday reports that Mayor Bill de Blasio told congregants of a Harlem church on Sunday that though the nation and city have a history of racism to overcome, progress has been made and hope must not be abandoned. Continue Reading →

“Lone Wolf” Episode Of “Hate In America” Premieres On ID

hate in america harlem1In commemoration of the one-year anniversary of the massacre at Emanuel AME Church in Charleston, South Carolina, Investigation Discovery (ID) announced today the premiere of its third installment of the hit HATE IN AMERICA franchise, Lone Wolves, which centers on this story and other acts of domestic terrorism executed by “lone wolf” perpetrators. Continue Reading →

Models From Old Navy’s Family Ad Has Words For the Haters

old navy in harlemWith an Old Navy on 125th Street in Harlem, this weekend, racist trolls on Twitter got up in arms over an Old Navy ad featuring an interracial family, because it’s 1916 and not 2016 — and, also, people are terrible.  Continue Reading →

Minority-Owned Bars, Liquor Stores In Harlem Punished More By NYPD, Investigation Finds

harlem liqour storesThe NYPD disproportionately punishes minority and immigrant-owned businesses for alcohol infractions, particularly bodegas and liquor stores, an investigation by the Daily News and ProPublica finds. Continue Reading →

“MLK Now,” At Riverside Church In Harlem

Dr. Martin Luther KingBlackout for Human Rights will host “MLK Now,” a special MLK Day event to celebrate and honor the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., and explore how his message and vision continue to resonate in today’s racial, social and political landscape. Continue Reading →

Women’s Power At The New York City Marathon 2015

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The winners for the women’s race and women’s wheelchair race have been crowned, for the 2015 New York City Marathon. Continue Reading →