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New York Governor Drops Prison Education Plan

New York Governor Drops Prison Education Plan

by Carla Murphy on April 7 2014, 2:42PM

Defeat demonstrates continued resistance to prison reform

Topics: Criminal Justice, /NOW

New York to End Solitary Confinement for Youth and Pregnant Inmates

New York to End Solitary Confinement for Youth and Pregnant Inmates

by Julianne Hing on February 20 2014, 2:45PM

New York will be the largest prison system in the country to end the practice for youth inmates.

Topics: Criminal Justice, /NOW

Advocates Prepare for Next Round in New York Women's Equality Act

Advocates Prepare for Next Round in New York Women’s Equality Act

by Von Diaz on November 12 2013, 11:56AM

The act is meant to ensure equal pay provisions, standards around sexual harassment, and protections for survivors of domestic violence.

Topics: /NOW

A Local Vote for Economic Justice Nationwide

A Local Vote for Economic Justice Nationwide

by Imara Jones on November 6 2013, 7:00AM

Why the election of Bill de Blasio as the next mayor of New York is good news for economic progressives nationwide.

Topics: Economy, Politics

How Tech Stays White

How Tech Stays White

by Von Diaz, Jamilah King on October 22 2013, 7:00AM

From “pattern matching” to geek aversion, racial inequity is still coded into the new economy.

Topics: Economy, Media

East New Yorkers Charge Tourists $20 to See Banksy's Art in Their 'Hood

East New Yorkers Charge Tourists $20 to See Banksy’s Art in Their ‘Hood

by Jamilah King on October 11 2013, 9:13AM

And it’s brilliant.

Topics: Arts & Culture, /NOW

Watch Tyrone Williams BMX This Citi Bike

Watch Tyrone Williams BMX This Citi Bike

by Aura Bogado on September 12 2013, 10:35AM

Think these bikes are wack? You better call Tyrone.

Topics: Arts & Culture, /NOW

Friends Remember Mark Carson as a ‘Beautiful, Fabulous Gay Man’

by Jamilah King on May 20 2013, 9:43AM

The murder of a black gay man in New York City’s iconic gay neighborhood has rattled the city’s LGBT community.

Topics: /NOW

NYPD Commissioner Ray Kelly 'Wanted to Instill Fear' in Black and Latino Men

NYPD Commissioner Ray Kelly ‘Wanted to Instill Fear’ in Black and Latino Men

by Jorge Rivas on April 3 2013, 11:08AM

The testimony of a New York state senator in landmark trial reveals the commissioner’s stop-and-frisk intentions.

Topics: /NOW, Politics, Stop and Frisk

N.Y. Judge Rules Part of 'Stop-and-Frisk' is Unconstitutional

N.Y. Judge Rules Part of ‘Stop-and-Frisk’ is Unconstitutional

by Jorge Rivas on January 8 2013, 2:40PM

Manhattan Judge Shira Scheindlin said the practice of stopping people suspected of trespassing outside private buildings in the Bronx was unconstitutional.

Topics: Criminal Justice, /NOW

US Court Upholds $1 Mil for Latino Student Harassed in High School

US Court Upholds $1 Mil for Latino Student Harassed in High School

by Jorge Rivas on December 4 2012, 11:57AM

One of the biggest awards ever issued in a high school racial harassment case was upheld by a New York Court on Monday.

Topics: Criminal Justice, /NOW, Schools & Youth

NY's Rikers Island Inmates Paid 39 Cents Per Hour to Work in Sandy Recovery

NY’s Rikers Island Inmates Paid 39 Cents Per Hour to Work in Sandy Recovery

by Jorge Rivas on November 26 2012, 2:08PM

There was no Hurricane Sandy evacuation plan for inmates inside New York City’s main jail complex on Riker’s Island but they were certainly put to work in the recovery efforts.

Topics: Criminal Justice, /NOW

Undocumented Can Apply for FEMA Sandy Relief Through Citizen Kids

Undocumented Can Apply for FEMA Sandy Relief Through Citizen Kids

by Jorge Rivas on November 19 2012, 12:35PM

If history repeats itself undocumented immigrants will be a large part of Hurricane Sandy recovery efforts but they themselves won’t qualify for financial assistance from FEMA.

Topics: Environment, /NOW

American Indian Tribes Come Together to Help Sandy-Hit Shinnecock Indian Nation

by Jorge Rivas on November 2 2012, 4:38PM

The Shinnecock Indian Nation, a self-governing tribe residing along the shores of Eastern Long Island that was hit hard by Hurricane Sandy, is scheduled to receive some much needed assistance from the Seminole Tribe of Florida.

Topics: Environment, /NOW

NY Daily News Reporter Live-Tweeting Alleged Looter Arraignments of People ‘Stealing Essentials’

by Jorge Rivas on November 2 2012, 3:33PM

According to one of Yaniv’s tweets, defense lawyers points out that “most alleged Coney Island looters are either students or people with jobs who has little or no priors.”

Topics: Criminal Justice, /NOW

Staten Island Residents Refused to Help Black Mom as Sandy Swept Sons Away

Staten Island Residents Refused to Help Black Mom as Sandy Swept Sons Away

by Jorge Rivas on November 2 2012, 1:16PM

Connor and Brandon Moore, ages 4 and 2, are believed to be Hurricane Sandy’s youngest victims.

Topics: /NOW, Politics

Starving New Yorkers in East Village Forced to Dumpster Dive

Starving New Yorkers in East Village Forced to Dumpster Dive

by Jorge Rivas on November 2 2012, 11:54AM

New Yorkers on food stamps have especially been hit hard because they can’t pay for food,

Topics: /NOW, Politics

Northeast Tribal Lands Hit Hard by Hurricane Sandy

by Jorge Rivas on October 31 2012, 5:44PM

Northeastern tribes say they need both federal and non-governmental agencies to help with recovery efforts after Hurricane Sandy.

Topics: Environment, /NOW

Bloomberg: Don't Worry About Prisoners at Rikers Island

Bloomberg: Don’t Worry About Prisoners at Rikers Island

by Jorge Rivas on October 29 2012, 4:34PM

New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg tellingly misinterpreted a reporter’s question during a pre-Sandy press conference Sunday.

Topics: /NOW

White Students in Blackface Reenact Chris Brown-Rihanna Fight

White Students in Blackface Reenact Chris Brown-Rihanna Fight

by Jorge Rivas on October 16 2012, 11:25AM

Last Friday, three white high schools students in Waverly, New York attended a pep-rally in black face and re-enacted a “scene” from the 2009 incident in which performer Chris Brown allegedly beat his then-girlfriend Rihanna.

Topics: Arts & Culture, /NOW

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