Black New York Lawmakers Refuse To Push Legalization Of Marijuana Unless People Of Color Also Benefit From Industry Growth
Lawmakers are worried the state's proposal to legalize weed “could perpetuate the racial inequality fostered under current drug laws.”
Paul Manafort Continues To Have A Great Week, Is Only Sentenced To An Additional 3.5 Years In Conspiracy Case
Shortly after Paul Manafort was sentenced to an additional 3.5 years in prison in a D.C. conspiracy case, the state of New York announced that he would be facing charges of mortgage fraud and other felonies.
New York Middle School Teachers Displayed Photo Collage Of Nooses With Caption 'Back To School Necklaces'
The Roosevelt School District in Long Island, New York, is investigating after a photo with nooses, captioned "back to school necklaces" was displayed in a middle school classroom.
NAACP LDF Demands Changes To Binghamton, New York, School District After 'Unlawful' Strip Search Of 4 Black And Latina Middle School Girls
The NAACP Legal Defense Fund, which is representing the families of the four girls who were allegedly strip-searched, is calling on the district to make widespread changes, including an assessment of its racial climate.
New York State Department Of Education To Investigate Alleged Strip-Search Of 4 Black Middle School Girls
The East Middle School in Binghamton, NY is facing increased scrutiny after four black girls were allegedly strip-searched after acting "giddy."
The girls were allegedly strip-searched on suspicion of drug abuse all because they appeared "hyper and giddy" during lunch.
N'Senga Kinzonzi was left shaken after another student shared a photo of her with the caption, "A wild n--ger has appeared, we mush [sic] lynch her."
Jazmine Headley is currently reunited with her son and her mother after the New Jersey warrant against her was dismissed.
Calling all music lovers! The Global Citizen Festival is returning to New York City’s Central Park next month with a star-studded line-up. This year’s annual event, hosted by Wolverine star Hugh […]