ACS Commissioner And Others Blasts Gov. Cuomo For Capping Child Welfare Funds

NY Daily News reports that a year ago, the city’s child welfare agency was reeling. A string of brutal child deaths revealed serious flaws in the system where caseworkers weren’t following up and the city’s most vulnerable were left in the line of fire. Continue Reading →

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First Lady Chirlane McCray: Don’t Rewrite My Office Romance Into A #MeToo Moment

First Lady Chirlane McCray, has responded to a recent New York Daily News story that falsely portrayed her love story to husband and New York City mayor, Bill de Blasio. Continue Reading →

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NY Sues Weinstein Company Over Sexual Misconduct

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Reuters reports that New York’s attorney general sued the Weinstein Company and Harvey Weinstein on Sunday alleging years of sexual harassment and misconduct by the movie producer, in a move that could jeopardize talks on a potential sale of the studio. Continue Reading →

Harlem Senate Staffer Suspended For Online Mocking

NY Post reports that a Harlem state senator suspended one of his staffers Sunday for mocking women and Asians on Instagram. Continue Reading →

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The Black Gymnasts Who Broke Barriers, Before Simone And Gabby, There Was Wendy Hilliard

It’s a heartbreaking and tragic time for U.S.A. Gymnastics. These courageous athletes have proven how strong they are, on and off the mat. Another courageous gymnast, Wendy Hilliard, the first black rhythmic gymnast to compete on a U.S. national team. Continue Reading →

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First Lady McCray Announces Expansion Of Mental Health Services For Domestic Violence Survivors

First Lady Chirlane McCray, Commissioner Cecile Noel of the Mayor’s Office to Combat Domestic Violence and NYC Health + Hospitals announced the expansion of Mental Health Teams at all five of the City’s Family Justice Centers, with one in each borough. Continue Reading →

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Thomas Roma Columbia Professor, Accused of Sexual Misconduct Retires

Hyper Allergic reports that five women have come forward accusing Thomas Roma, a photographer and professor, of sexual misconduct. Continue Reading →

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