To challenge inner-city violence, a community initiative called Occupy the Corners will be launched in New York City tonight, Aug. 17. Continue reading
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The streets of Harlem are being run by baby-faced gun-toting kids who aren’t afraid to pull the trigger and leave a bloody trail of bodies in a new independent film that’s quickly making the rounds uptown. Continue reading
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Demonstrators held an anti-gun march and rally in Harlem Sunday.
Cardida Wilkerson held a sign with pictures of her brother Chino who was murdered by someone he didn’t even know four months ago.
“My brother was out with his friends and the guy just came up to him and just shot him. Just picked a fight with him and shot him,” she told WCBS 880′s Monica Miller. Continue reading
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A few weeks ago Manhattan Supreme Court Justice Edward McLaughlin sentenced the leader of the 137th Street gang to 20 years in prison. Continue reading