New York City

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.

Barry Brown filed a lawsuit against the NYPD for an alleged racially biased psychological screening.

James Harris Jackson told authorities that he has harbored racist violent views for more than ten years.

New York City's mayor ignores prison reform activists and plans renovation of controversial prison complex.

Glenn Martin, a former Rikers inmate and advocate for criminal justice reform, has continually made the effort to have Rikers Island closed.