The hidden costs of segregation

It's pretty well established that racial segregation limits access to jobs, education, public services and other resources for people in high-poverty neighborhoods.

REPORT: Central Park Five push for law to prevent wrongful convictions, but time’s running out

Their case is still one of the most explosive in New York City history, and now the Central Park Five are calling on the state of New York to adopt reforms which they say will help to prevent wrongful convictions ...

Arrest made in Bronx stairwell shooting death of 21-year-old aspiring model

An arrest has been made in the death of a 21-year-old aspiring model who was shot and killed in a Bronx public housing stairwell Monday night, according to the NYPD.

Maxine Waters in her signature style: 'I cannot be intimidated'

That was Rep. Maxine Waters' response, fired back after Fox News host Bill O'Reilly mocked her hair Tuesday.

VIDEO: Ramarley Graham's mother outlines her demands for justice

Ramarley Graham's mother, Constance Malcolm continues her quest for justice after the NYPD officer who unjustly killed her son resigns before being fired.

HBCU alumni, students to rally on Capitol Hill

Concerned alumni, students and friends of Historically Black Colleges and Universities are set to gather on Capitol Hill on April 27 for a National Day of Action to increase support for black institutions of higher learning.

Michigan to pay nearly $100 million in Flint lawsuit settlement

The state of Michigan will set aside $97 million for lead or galvanized steel water lines to be replaced in the City of Flint, according to a settlement filed Monday in US District Court.

Rep. Shelia Jackson to Black press: Trump has endangered America

On a day that honored a stalwart of the Black Press and saw a liaison of the Trump Administration walk out on a breakfast with members of the Black Press, it was the words of Representative Sheila Jackson Lee (D-Texas) ...

Man charged with murder as terrorism in deadly NYC stabbing

A 28-year-old man who said he came to New York to kill black people faces terrorism- and hate crime-related murder charges in the fatal stabbing death of Timothy Caughman, Manhattan District Attorney Cyrus R. Vance Jr. announced Monday.

Resignation of accused NYPD officer is 'slap in face,' mother says

The decision to allow a New York City police officer who killed an unarmed teenager to resign of his own accord was a "slap in the face" to the teen's mother, she said on Monday.

NYPD cop who killed unarmed teen quits before he's fired

A New York police officer who fatally shot unarmed teen Ramarley Graham during a 2012 chase, resigned Sunday after an internal disciplinary trial on Friday.

House Republicans pull health care bill

House Speaker Paul Ryan sensationally pulled his Obamacare repeal bill from the floor on Friday, a day after President Donald Trump had threatened to walk away from health care reform if he didn't get a vote.

London attack: Khalid Masood named as perpetrator

Police investigating the deadliest terror attack to hit the UK in 12 years named the perpetrator Thursday as a 52-year-old British man, Khalid Masood.

NYC Health + Hospitals hosts immigrant health care rights panel

NYC Health + Hospitals is hosting “Immigrant Health Care Rights” panel discussions to help educate immigrant communities and provide access to information and resources.

You’ll lose with pneumonia and booze

While training at Kings County Hospital in internal medicine, I often had to admit patients with pneumonia.