NYC To Compensate Homeless Men For Destroyed Belongings In Harlem

The city will settle a lawsuit in which three homeless men claimed police officers and sanitation workers willingly destroyed their personal property including clothing, medications, birth certificates and social security cards. Continue Reading →

NY Is Adding Facial Recognition And License Plate Readers To Its River Crossings (Video)

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In a press conference this week, New York Governor Andrew Cuomo announced an ambitious plan to revamp New York City’s bridges and tunnels, dubbed the New York Crossings Project The Verge reports, that it could effect residents in Harlem and communities like Harlem negatively throughout the state. Continue Reading →

A Guide On What To Do If You’re Stopped By The Police In Harlem

nypd-badge1Harlem World Magazine read the What To Do If You’re Stopped By The Police article on the New York Civil Liberties Union (NYCLU) website and thought the timing might be right to post them on the site. Continue Reading →

Harlem’s Dickens And Other Electeds Introduce “Right To Record Act”

Right to Record Act recroppedOn July 14, Council Member Jumaane D. Williams, Deputy Leader, and Council Member Helen Rosenthal, Chair of the Committee on Contracts, held a press conference to announce the introduction of the “Right to Record Act”. Continue Reading →

NYC’s Free Wi-Fi Might Not Be As Secure As We Thought

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NY Curbed reports that the New York Civil Liberties Union (NYCLU) is raising concerns about the city’s free, public Wi-Fi system, Fast Company reports, just a month after program went live from Harlem to Hollis. Continue Reading →

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