New York City Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito, elected officials and community leaders today rallied outside Central Park to demand the New York City Parks Department remove a patently offensive statue.
Since stepping on the rap scene in 2012, Azealia Banks has earned a reputation as one of the most outspoken artists to date. As a Harlemite with a “no filter” attitude, she was quickly branded as a spark plug.
On Sunday, November 20th, 2016, New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced plans to create a new hate-crimes unit in the state police and legal assistance for immigrants targeted for deportation or discrimination.
Ahmad Khan Rahami, 28, the lead suspect in last weekend’s series of nonfatal bombings in New Jersey and New York City, was a native of Afghanistan who grew up in the U.S. but made a couple recent trips back to the Middle East, where investigators now believe he may have been radicalized, various law enforcement…
Jazz Standard, one of the nation’s premier jazz clubs, offers another impressive month of music with jazz legends and rising stars throughout September.
July 20, 2014, three days after Eric Garner suffocated to death during an arrest by New York City police officers for selling loose cigarettes, the Reverend Al Sharpton delivered the Sunday sermon at Riverside Church, on Manhattan’s Upper West Side.