On Thursday, Feb. 14, the New York city council considered several legislative proposals to address cashless store policies. Council Member Richie Torres has sponsored legislation to prohibit retailers from not accepting cash, which would protect consumers who don’t have access ...
The NYC Commission on Human Rights released new legal enforcement this week, a guidance that defines discrimination on the basis of natural hair and hairstyles that disproportionately impacts Black people, under the New York City Human Rights Law.
Commemorating how far African-Americans have come 400 years since the first enslaved Africans arrived in America is the focus of the Rev. Jesse Jackson’s Rainbow/PUSH Wall Street Project Economic Summit which kicked off Wednesday.
Traveling from point to point, here to there, just got more expensive in New York City.
The replacement of a single letter in a name could be the difference between being racially discriminated against or being able to blend into society.
A 2017 report revealed how the use of cash bails in the city of Los Angeles spawned a massive industry built on the backs of poor communities of color.
NYPD doing internal review after commanding officer allegedly tells cops to shoot rapper 50 Cent ‘on sight
The NYPD has confirmed to PIX11 News that there is an internal review into Deputy Inspector Emmanuel Gonzalez of the 72nd precinct after the New York Daily News reported the precinct commander told his officers during roll call to shoot ...
With talks of the possibility that the city could rescind its deal to bring Amazon’s second headquarters to New York City, one Newark organization is saying their invitation to take the online retailer is still open.
A 24-year-old Brooklyn man unexpectedly died Monday at Green Correctional Facility in Upstate New York less than three months after the start of his incarceration on a drug charge.
On Monday, Feb. 11, at Ziegfeld Ballroom, the National CARES Mentoring Movement presented its fourth annual “For the Love of Our Children” gala
Last week, New York City Comptroller Scott Stringer hosted his annual “Trailblazers” event in honor of Black History Month at Jamaica Performing Arts Center in Queens.
The December 12th Movement is hosting the event “We Black” (at House of the Lord Church , 415 Atlantic Ave., Brooklyn Thursday, Feb. 21, 6:30 p.m.) to commemorate the assassination of Malcolm X.
The Rev. Jesse Jackson is headed to the city for the 22nd annual Wall Street Project Economic Summit, Feb.
Earlier this week, Amazon threatened to take their ball and go home if elected officials and activists didn’t play by their rules.
Strategy consultant and Harlem small-business owner Nikoa Evans-Hendricks serves as executive director and co-founder of Harlem Park 2 Park, a social enterprise of more than 250 entrepreneurs uptown.