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Protest over policing of NYC subways shuts station in Harlem

A protest over the policing of New York City’s subways briefly shut down a busy Harlem subway station during rush hour, and news stations say multiple people have been arrested in the fluid demonstration.

Harlem hosts fourth annual Heal the Land Prayer Walk Vigil

Harlem held its fourth annual Heal the Land Prayer Walk Vigil on Saturday, Nov. 2, 2019.

Protest held for assaulted Black teen, Benjamin Marshall

A march and news conference was held in front of the 84th Precinct this past Nov. 4. Advocates protested and marched from Brooklyn’s Jay Street–MetroTech subway station to the 84th Precinct to demand the termination of the NYPD police officer ...

Former police officer gets 12 years in Anthony Hill killing

A former Georgia police officer was sentenced to 12 years in prison Friday for the killing of a mentally ill, unarmed and naked Black man in 2015.

Activists unite for ‘Day of Outrage’

With stories of police violence littering the media landscape, activists and victim’s families have had enough.

‘Day of Outrage’ protests call attention to police brutality

Communities across the nation mobilizing today to demand justice for African-American men and women who lost their lives during encounters with law enforcement.

‘Trump/Pence Must Go!’ echoed on the streets of Manhattan

Hundreds of protesters assembled at Union Square Saturday, Oct. 19, and then marched peacefully to Trump Tower under banners emblazoned with “Trump/Pence Out Now.”

Housing Justice for All campaign pushes for ‘good cause’ eviction legislation

A coalition of over 70 organizations representing tenants and homeless New Yorkers from across the state unveiled a legislative agenda to build on housing reforms.

New rent laws protect tenants from predatory practices

New York City launched a campaign on new tenant protections Monday.

Advocates for homeless camp out at City Hall

A modest gathering inside City Hall Park Thursday evening aimed at raising awareness to New York City’s ongoing homeless crisis and the desperate need for more affordable housing.

Frustrated NYCHA tenants storm management offices across from City Hall demanding repairs

Dozens of NYCHA tenant residents, members of a group called Community Voices Heard say they are sick of feeling ignored, so they stormed management offices Tuesday mornings.

NAREB Urges Black Americans Not to Defer Their Dream of Homeownership

According to the National Association of Real Estate Brokers (NAREB) wealth building usually begins with that first investment in owning your own home. Whether you purchase a first-time “starter” home or inherit a property or residence.

HUD regional director visits NYCHA in Brooklyn

Housing and Urban Development Regional Director toured public housing facilities in Brooklyn on Monday.

Cyntoia Brown, ex-sex slave convicted of killing man who bought her, released from prison

Cyntoia Brown was released from prison early Wednesday morning after being granted clemency by then-Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam in January, according to the Tennessee Department of Corrections.

Health officials investigate cases of Legionnaires’ at Harlem NYCHA building

Health officials are testing the water system of a Harlem NYCHA building following concerns of Legionnaires' disease.

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