Cannabis Legalization 
Closer Than Ever From Harlem To Hollis As Coumo Reads The Leaves

Crains NY reports that within the first two weeks of 2018, the state’s medical marijuana industry went from panicking over an existential threat from the federal government to contemplating what full legalization would look like during a state Assembly hearing. Continue Reading →

Mother Of Mentally Ill Man Shot By NYPD Pushes For Federal Probe In Harlem

The mother of a mentally ill man who was shot dead by cops after she called 911 seeking medical help for him said she has gained a powerful ally in her push for a federal probe: acting Manhattan US Attorney Joon Kim. Continue Reading →

Harlem Rep. Espaillat To Skip Trump’s Inauguration

Harlem Congress person Adriano Espaillat has represented New York’s 13th Congressional Distrcit for only a few weeks, but has already become one of Congress’ most vocal critics of President-elect Donald Trump and his incoming administration. Continue Reading →

Council Member Ydanis Rodriguez Pens Letter to US Senator Jeff Sessions

As Senator Jeff Sessions begins his confirmation hearings at the U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee today, many of his past comments about race, gender, LGBT rights and more are catching up to him. Continue Reading →

Harlem’s Rev. Al Sharpton Rips Trump’s Jeff Sessions Pick For Attorney General

NEW YORK, NY - JULY 18: The Reverend Al Sharpton speaks at a rally in Brooklyn to call for justice for Eric Garner one year after he died in an apparent police chokehold on July 18, 2015 in New York City. The rally of several hundred people was held in front of the U.S. Attorney's Office in Downtown Brooklyn. Members of Garner's family joined Sharpton in demanding a federal investigation into his death. Garner, who was killed in a controversial choke-hold by a Staten Island police officer, had been approached by police for selling loose cigarettes. His death set off waves of protests around the city and country. Garner's family has settled with the city for 5.9 million in a wrongful death suit. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

The Rev. Al Sharpton excoriated President-elect Donald Trump’s selection of Alabama Sen. Jeff Sessions for U.S. Attorney General in a fiery speech at the Harlem Headquarters of his National Action Network—warning the incoming commander-in-chief and his Cabinet picks “better worry about me.” Continue Reading →


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