Statements In Support Of The Senate Majority’s Policing Reforms Legislative Package

Dr. Hazel N. Dukes, President of the NAACP New York State Conference and a Member of the NAACP National Board of Directors, said, Continue Reading →

B.P. Brewer And Council Member Chin Commend Administration For Black Lives Matter Street Naming

Manhattan Borough President Gale A. Brewer and Council Member Margaret Chin commended the administration for responding to their request in agreeing to name and paint a section of the Civic Center “Black Lives Matter Way.” Continue Reading →

The New York Senate Majority Advances Policing Reforms Legislative Package

The Senate Majority will advance a major policing reforms legislative package which includes the repeal of 50-a and other important bills to help implement real improvements to law enforcement efforts in New York. Continue Reading →

Mayor Bill de Blasio’s Daughter Was Arrested As NYC Sees Another Night Of Protest

Mayor Bill de Blasio’s daughter was among many arrested Saturday according to reports that came out as a fourth night of furious protest spiraled Sunday. Continue Reading →

Statement By State Senator Brian Kavanagh On Violent Acts By Police Officers And Civil Unrest

The killing of George Floyd in Minnesota and the subsequent unrest in cities across the nation, including here in New York City, illustrate just how painful and deep the wounds are between communities of color and our police departments. Continue Reading →