NYCLU, Groups Threaten To Sue If Mayor Bill de Blasio Extends New York City Curfew

Tonight, the New York Civil Liberties Union, The Legal Aid Society, the Thurgood Marshall Civil Rights Center, and the Center for Constitutional Rights announced their intention to sue Mayor Bill de Blasio if he extends New York City’s curfew. Continue Reading →

Harlem Rep. Espaillat And House Democrats’ Applauds HEROES Act And Greater Impact To NY State And District

Today, Representative Adriano Espaillat announced support for The Heroes Act, House Democrats’ latest legislation to address the continued public health crisis. Continue Reading →

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 →

The COVID Crisis: Asking New Yorkers To Stay Home Is Not Far From Committing Genocide

Uptown’s Ydanis Rodriguez stated: “We knew better. Everyone knew better. Self-quarantining at home is a sensible policy for 3 members families living in 2 bedrooms apartments. Continue Reading →

Disrupting Racial And Ethnic Disparities 2.0, NYers Of Color Face Inequalities From Harlem To Hollis

Older New Yorkers of color are more threatened by gentrification, more likely to skip prescription medications because of cost, more burdened by utility bills, and more financially squeezed by the responsibilities of family caregiving than older White New Yorkers. Continue Reading →