Harlem Rep. Adriano Espaillat Introduces The Federal Death Penalty Abolition Act Of 2019

Harlem Rep. Adriano Espaillat (NY-13), joined by seven of his colleagues, introduced comprehensive legislation repealing the death penalty for a range of criminal offenses. Continue Reading →

Harlem’s Central Park Five Prosecutor Resigns From Columbia Law School

A prosecutor in the Central Park Five case has resigned her position as an adjunct professor at Columbia Law School in Harlem following calls for her firing in the wake of a Netflix series about the case, school officials confirmed. Continue Reading →

Ava DuVernay Announces Casting Has Begun for Netflix’s Central Park Five

Vulture reports that plenty of productions claim to have scoured the earth for the perfect actress or actor for their project. Continue Reading →

Black Star News Annual Awards To Honor Rangel, Dinkins, And Others

charles-rangelThe Black Stars News 2015 Annual Awards Dinner will honor Mayor David Dinkins, Rep. Charles Rangel, Rep. Yvette Clarke, R. Donahue Peebles, Barbara Arnwine, Inez Barron, Sabrina Lamb, Dr. Rudy Crew, Stephen Byrd, Alia Jones, and the Central Park Five survivors of gross injustice on December 18 from 6:00pm – 10:00pm at MIST Harlem, 46 West 116th Street.

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