Families, Rights Groups Demand U.N. Investigate U.S. Police Brutality, Protest Suppression

In an unprecedented move, the families of George Floyd, Breonna Taylor, Michael Brown, and Philando Castile, together with over 600 rights groups led by the American Civil Liberties Union and U.S. Human Rights Network. Continue Reading →

Uptowns Rodriguez, “The Murder Of George Floyd Is The Result Of Centuries Of Oppression”

“The widespread protests occurring in our Nation right now should come as no surprise to anyone paying attention to the realities lived by people of color, especially Black Americans, in this country. Continue Reading →

NYC Commission On Human Rights Announces Investigation Into Central Park Race Incident

The NYC Commission on Human Rights is announcing an investigation on behalf of the City into an incident involving Amy Cooper, following video footage of Ms. Cooper calling the police on Christian Cooper (no relation to Ms. Cooper). Continue Reading →

Op-Ed: Changing The Face Of Cannabis Ownership: A 6-Point Plan For Black Equity

By Regina Smith, Harlem Business Alliance

Oakland, Calif., native Tucky Blunt was arrested 15 years ago for an $80 marijuana sale that ended up changing the trajectory of his life. Continue Reading →

First Lady McCray Expands Partnership To Promote Mental Health And Wellness In Communities Like Harlem

First Lady Chirlane McCray today announced Brothers Thrive, a volunteer effort led by black men to promote mental health literacy in their communities. Continue Reading →

Google Fights For Men Of Color To Be In Tech And Not Prison From Harlem To Hollywood

In fact, Google gave a $1 million grant to the Hidden Genius Project in Oakland. For those of you who don’t know, the Hidden Genius Project is an organization dedicated to increasing the representation of black male youths in technology. Continue Reading →

Many U.S. Black And Hispanic Children From Harlem To Hollywood Lack Mental Health Care

k_croom_homeless_inverseBlack and Hispanic children and young adults with mental health issues are about half as likely as their white counterparts to get mental health care, according to a study out last week. Continue Reading →