Under this new universal public college tuition plan, students will have waived tuition if their families earn less than $120,000 a year.
Glenn Martin, a former Rikers inmate and advocate for criminal justice reform, has continually made the effort to have Rikers Island closed.
During the event, actors, activists, and musicians will pay homage to Dr. King with recitations of his most revered speeches, as well as musical performances.
New York's governor responds to the spike in hate crimes since the presidential election of Donald Trump. His plans include a special police unit to stem the flood of incidents.
A judge gave the man who recorded Eric Garner's death a four-year sentence. Many believe Ramsey Orta has been a target of police retribution.
Principal Nadia Lopez has earned recognition for her inspirational programs. She's even more determined to steer her students on the path to success.
A win for Espaillat would set him up to become the first Dominican-American elected to Congress – if he wins the general election in November.
A wheelchair bound middle school student delivers an inspirational speech at graduation. The 14-year-old girl who was paralyzed by a gang member's stray bullet said, "I won today."