Mayor de Blasio And BOC Chair Jennifer Jones Austin Announce Working Group To End Punitive Segregation

Today Mayor Bill de Blasio and Board of Correction Chair Jennifer Jones Austin announced the formation of a working group to eliminate punitive segregation in the New York City jail system. Continue Reading →


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Nickelodeon’s Nick News Return With Kids, Race And Unity: A Nick News Special Hosted By Alicia Keys

Nickelodeon’s heralded Nick News marks its return with a special hour-long presentation–Kids, Race, and Unity: A Nick News Special, premiering Monday, June 29, at 7 p.m. (ET/PT). Continue Reading →


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Rudy’s World: Juneteenth, Black Lives Matter And More From Harlem To Harare

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The African Center hosted a Black Lives Matter ceremony in honor of Juneteenth, Breona Taylor, George Floyd, Eric Garner, Armuad Arbery, and the other lives that matter in Harlem.

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Protest To Power: Lessons From Newark The Making Of Newark’s First Black Mayor, Ken Gibson

RiseUpNewark.com, the official website, and platform for the study of Newark’s movements for black empowerment, Mayor Ras Baraka. Continue Reading →


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PayPal Announces $530M Commitment To Support Black Businesses, Communities And Inequality

PayPal Holdings, Inc., today announced a $530 million commitment to support Black and minority-owned businesses and communities in the U.S., especially those hardest hit by the pandemic, to help address economic inequality. Continue Reading →


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Spontaneous Bold, Unabashed Beauty Took East Harlem By Storm This Past Weekend

Our friends at Uptown Grand Central reported in their current newsletter that a dose of spontaneous beauty happened along East 125th Street this past weekend. Continue Reading →


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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 →


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