A new report has revealed 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.
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.
Barack Obama and his daughter Malia Obama attended an evening performance of “The Price” while visiting New York City on Friday.