$45 million Awarded Woman Who Suffered Brain Damage In East Harlem

A jury awarded $45.2 million to a brain-damaged philanthropist and her family who sued an East Harlem mall where two youths tossed a shopping cart onto her head. Continue Reading →

Thieves Grab Jewels In Violent Robbery

NY Post reports that two thieves violently robbed a man in Harlem of about $60,000 worth of jewelry, police said Wednesday. Continue Reading →

At Harlem Press Conference Bob Marley’s Granddaughter Demands Better Police Protocol

Billboard reports that should have been an uneventful stay for Donisha Prendergast, the eldest grandchild of Bob and Rita Marley, in the suburban community of Rialto, California, instead became an unexpected news story that has unfolded under increasingly familiar circumstances. Continue Reading →

Two Men Convicted Of Harlem Sex Crimes That Never Happened Get Cleared 27 Years Later

PX11 reports that they were convicted of a knifepoint kidnapping and brutal rape 27 years ago, but it never happened. Continue Reading →

Washington: Join The “Vote For Justice: An Evening Of Empowerment,” Livestream

The Justice Roundtable, a Washington-based coalition of over 100 justice organizations and advocates advancing federal criminal justice policy reforms, will host “Vote for Justice: An Evening of Empowerment.” Continue Reading →

Prison Reentry Nonprofit GOSO Showcases Talents With John Leguizamo At The Apollo

Successful NYC post-prison reentry nonprofit Getting Out and Staying Out (GOSO) on Tuesday, April 17th, 2018, hosted an exciting showcase of talent from among the program’s ranks at the legendary Apollo Theater in Harlem, NY. Continue Reading →

Senator Schumer’s Announcement To Decriminalize Marijuana From Harlem To Hollis

From Bertha Lewis, President and Founder of The Black Institute:

“I applaud Senator Chuck Schumer‘s decision to listen to the voice of the people and announce a plan to decriminalize marijuana at the federal level. Continue Reading →

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