U.S. Warns Of al Qaeda Threat To Democracy In NYC

nyc-threatBy David Ingram

Federal officials have warned authorities in New York, Texas and Virginia about an unspecific threat of attacks by the al Qaeda militant group around Election Day, putting local law enforcement on alert the weekend before Tuesday’s vote, officials said on Friday. Continue Reading →

HW Pick: Star Of The Firehouse Kitchen TV Show Host NYPD Vs FDNY Cook Off

nypd-va-fdny-winnersThe New York Police Department (NYPD) and Fire Department of New York (FDNY) will participate in the “Battle of the Badges” cook-off on Sunday, September 18 from noon to 5 p.m. at Resorts World Casino New York City. 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 →

HW Pick: What The Data Really Says About Police And Racial Bias

police-protest-racial-disparity-bias1In an alarming that reaches from Harlem to Hollywood is a story written by Kia Makarechi for Vanity Fair Magazine reports that as the nation reels from a series of high-profile fatal shootings of black men by police officers, many have decried the lack of readily available data on how racial bias factors into American policing. Continue Reading →