Thursday Amazon announced that they have decided not to open a new headquarters in New York City blaming local politicians who “had opposed our presence and will not work with us.” In December Amazon announced it would build a campus in the Long Island City neighborhood of Queens for 25,000 employees, fueled by $3 billion […]
A new report reveals an alarming disparity surrounding fatal injuries endured by Black children in New York City.
New York City police said Thursday that the department has launched a hate crime investigation of a well-known butcher accused of giving a noose to a Black delivery man.
On Friday, New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio voiced support in closing Rikers Island, a jail marred with a lengthy, contentious history.
The suspect hatefully said he would rather have killed a "young thug" or a "successful older Black man with blondes."
In addition, on Monday Jackson was charged with murder as an act of terrorism, second-degree murder as a hate crime and three counts of criminal possession of a weapon.
Glenn Martin, a former Rikers inmate and advocate for criminal justice reform, has continually made the effort to have Rikers Island closed.