Justice For George Floyd At The Schomburg Center For Research in Black Culture In Harlem

By Joy L. Bivins and K.C. Matthews, Interim Co-Directors, Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture.

Organized by Harlem resident Gerdine Behrmann, the community created a George Floyd Tribute Wall along the 135th Street side of the Schomburg Center in 2020. Continue Reading →

Rep. Adriano Espaillat Statement On Guilty Verdict Of Derek Chauvin In The Murder Of George Floyd

Today, Rep. Adriano Espaillat released the following statement regarding the verdict reached in the trial of former Minneapolis Police Officer Derek Chauvin and the death of George Floyd: Continue Reading →

Harlem’s Espaillat, Hispanic Lawmakers Back CBC On Police Reform — It’s An Issue For Both Communities

The debate on police discrimination and violence is forcing Hispanic and black Americans to address both the commonalities and tensions between their communities. Continue Reading →

“Disbanding” NYPD From Harlem To Hollis Gets City Speaker Corey Johnson’s Backing

New York City should “follow the lead” of Minneapolis, which recently disbanded its police force, mayoral candidate and Council Speaker Corey Johnson said Tuesday. Continue Reading →