The COVID Crisis: Brown, Black New Yorkers Make Up 90% Of Coronavirus Arrests

Ninety percent of the 125 people arrested for alleged novel coronavirus-linked crimes are people of color, the NYPD announced Tuesday. Continue Reading →

Study Show East Harlem Tops Manhattan Borough In Stop-And-Frisk Searches In 2019

The NYPD’s use of its unconstitutional stop-and-frisk policy was more frequent in East Harlem than any other Manhattan neighborhood in 2019, according to a new study conducted by the Legal Aid Society. Continue Reading →

One Year Later, Mayor de Blasio See 61% Decline In Misdemeanor Arrests Of In 16 Year Olds

Today, Mayor de Blasio and The Mayor’s Office of Criminal Justice (MOCJ) announced the one year anniversary of the City’s implementation of historic “Raise the Age” legislation. Continue Reading →

Nooo, City To Cut Harlem Residents From Home Ownership Program

Advocates are suing the city to preserve dreams of home ownership at a Harlem apartment building that has gone unoccupied for 10 years, the Legal Aid Society announced reports Patch. Continue Reading →