NYC Council Approves Closing Of Rikers Island

Today, the New York City Council approved the closing of Rikers Island, and the construction of four borough-based facilities throughout the city. VIDEO “We re-imagine, recreate, and redeem cultural omissions and misrepresentations of Blackness, for the culture. ….” This post is made in partnership with British Pathé.

Uptown Electeds, Pharmacies, And Health Department “Prescribe” Fruits And Veggies From Harlem To Hollis

The Health Department today announced the expansion of its Pharmacy to Farm Prescriptions program to give low-income New Yorkers with high blood pressure a “prescription” for fruits and vegetables. VIDEO “We re-imagine, recreate, and redeem cultural omissions and misrepresentations of Blackness, for the culture. ….” This post is made in partnership with British Pathé.

Mayor de Blasio, First Lady McCray And Others Rallied In Support Of Paid Personal Time legislation

Mayor Bill de Blasio, First Lady Chirlane McCray, Public Advocate Jumaane Williams, activist Gloria Steinem and advocates today rallied in support of Paid Personal Time legislation from Harlem to Hollis. VIDEO “We re-imagine, recreate, and redeem cultural omissions and misrepresentations of Blackness, for the culture. ….” This post is made in partnership with British Pathé.