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

Photographs by Rudy Collins

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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NY Coalition Of One Hundred Black Women Propose Policy Changes Following George Floyd’s Death

By Barbara Kairson, Ph.D., President, NY Coalition of One Hundred Black Women

The members of The New York Coalition of One Hundred Black Women, Inc., founding Chapter of the Coalition of One Hundred Black Women, Continue Reading →

NY State Senate Passes Harlem’s Brian Benjamin Bill “Eric Garner Anti-Chokehold Act”

The New York State Senate today passed Harlem Senator Brian Benjamin’s bill, the “Eric Garner Anti-Chokehold Act” (S.6670B) prohibiting the use of chokeholds by law enforcement. Continue Reading →

The New York Senate Majority Advances Policing Reforms Legislative Package

The Senate Majority will advance a major policing reforms legislative package which includes the repeal of 50-a and other important bills to help implement real improvements to law enforcement efforts in New York. Continue Reading →

Nurses Speak Out About Institutional Racism

On May 30, 2020, the Board of Directors of the New York State Nurses Association met to discuss the horrific killing of George Floyd by a Minneapolis police officer. Continue Reading →