Planned Parenthood Of NYC Joins Call To Remove Dr. J. Marion Sims Statue

When images of white supremacists taking the streets in Charlottesville first surfaced, thousands of New Yorkers participated in rallies to condemn the hateful actions and rhetoric of white supremacist groups. Continue Reading →

Columbia University Republicans Invite White Nationalists To Speak In Harlem

A Republican student group has invited two white nationalists to speak at Columbia University later this year, sparking tension and controversy within the college’s community. Continue Reading →

The Groundswell Behind The “Future, Past, Present Day We Find A Way,” Mural In Harlem

As seen in the protests in Charlottesville and the subsequent removals of Confederate statues like the Dr. J. Marion Sims statue in East Harlem and across the nation, art is a site of power when placed in a public space. Continue Reading →

“Democrats Need To Dramatize Their Differences With Trump,” Says Harlem’s Sharpton

Mic reports that “I have fought with Donald Trump for 35 years,” the Rev. Al Sharpton said in a phone interview. “He only understands fighting, and you have to go toe-to-toe with him.” Continue Reading →

Op-Ed: Remove Confederate Symbols From Federal Public Land

By Reps. Adraino Espaillat and Dwight Evans 

The Confederate Battle Flag is one of the most controversial symbols from U.S. history, signifying a representation of racism, slavery, the oppression of African-Americans – and one of the darkest periods of our country’s past. Continue Reading →

A Book Sheds Light On America’s Problem With White Supremacy

It took Donald Trump two days to condemn the white supremacists who held the recent alt-right rally in Charlottesville that resulted in the death of civil rights activist Heather Heyer. Continue Reading →

Dozens Of Protesters At Success Academy Charter School Call For Dan Loeb’s Resignation

The NY Daily News reports that protesters stormed Success Academy Harlem 1 charter school on Friday demanding that charter school chairman Daniel Loeb be fired for making racist comments about a black lawmaker. Continue Reading →

Harlem Rep. Adriano Espaillat On Steve Bannon’s Removal By Donald Trump

Today, Congressman Adriano Espaillat issued the following statement in response to Steve Bannon’s removal from the White House and his role as Chief Strategist in the Trump Administration: Continue Reading →

Harlem’s Adriano Espaillat Introduce Anti-Hate Bill Following Charlottesville Violence

Today, Congressman Adriano Espaillat (NY-13) and Congressman Dwight Evans (PA-02) released the following statements regarding their bill, the No Federal Funding for Confederate Symbols Act. Continue Reading →

Fox News Host Who Lives In Harlem Gets Death Threats After Criticizing Donald Trump

Salon reports that President Donald Trump has gone too far when even hosts at his favorite news channel think he’s gone too far. Continue Reading →

After Charlottesville, Multiple Faiths Look For Healing In Harlem

NY1 reports that faith leaders gathered Sunday in Harlem to address the hatred and intolerance they said prompted violence in Charlottesville, Virginia. Continue Reading →

Mayor Bill de Blasio Addresses The Domestic Terrorism And President Trump

By Mayor Bill de Blasio

Good afternoon, everyone. I just have a brief statement on a couple of important topics. First, I want to update you on President Trump’s visit to New York City. Continue Reading →