Bill de Blasio
Police authorities allow the cop who fatally shot unarmed Black teen to resign after a disciplinary commission found him guilty.
Glenn Martin, a former Rikers inmate and advocate for criminal justice reform, has continually made the effort to have Rikers Island closed.
A review of police payroll records reveals that the cop who choked Eric Garners has received big raises. He's been on desk duty for two years, as a federal civil rights investigation moves forward.
Erica Garner's heat comes on the heels of De Blasio's refusal to release the disciplinary records of Officer Daniel Pantaleo, the cop who wrestled Erica's father Eric Garner to the ground with a chokehold, subsequently killing him in July 2014.
The protest continues into day two, violating the park's policy to clear out by midnight. Organizers are documenting the occupation on Twitter using the hashtag #shutdowncityhallnyc.
NYC police commissioner talks about ending his tenure. He has no plans to continue past the mayor's first term in office.
Just days after former President Bill Clinton used his White privilege to lecture Black Lives Matter protesters, Hillary Clinton engaged in her own faux pas regarding, well, African-Americans.
A group of parents and a pro-charter school organization sue New York for allowing violence to go unchecked in classrooms. But the city's mayor says major crimes are decreasing.
When 22-year-old Kalief Browder took his life, New York City heaved. Browder spent three years on Rikers Island, the infamous New York City jail where he experienced documented torture, including brutal attacks, constant confinement to a 6 foot by 8 foot cell, and even starvation. On June 7, the 22-year-old hung himself with an air conditioning cord in his […]
A New York City nonprofit legal group is under fire for taking part in the controversial “Hands Up” rap video. The video, which calls attention to…