Criminal Justice Reform Advocates Respond to Plan to Close Rikers Island
“It’s not close Rikers while we allow law makers to make policy that continues to criminalize Brown and Black people.”
Divestment Movement Against Dakota Access Continues With Investor Pulling $34.8M
A Norwegian firm withdrew funds from three companies that partially own the $3.78 billion pipeline project.
5 Years After Ramarley Graham's Death, Supporters Still Demand Justice from NYPD
Hundreds of protesters called on Mayor Bill de Blasio to fire Richard Haste, the NYPD officer who fatally shot Graham in 2012.
NYPD Officer Kills Deborah Danner, Mentally Ill Black Woman
Police Commissioner James O’Neill: “We failed.”
FEMA and NYC Revise Flood Maps With Climate Change and Affordability in Mind
The agency is taking preventative steps in New York, but it refused to do so after storms ravaged Louisiana.
Cop Who Killed Eric Garner Has Received Several Raises
Daughter Erica Garner tweeted: "This seems like movies."
NYPD's Top Cop Resigns Following Massive Protest
William "Bill" Bratton implemented the NYPD's controversial "broken windows" and CompStat policing policies.
Ramarley Graham's Family, Activists Demand Accountability With #23Days4Ramarley Campaign
The actions, which started with a protest at New York’s City Hall on April 12, are one part of an ongoing campaign to seek justice for Graham's death at the hands of an NYPD officer.
Hillary Clinton Deflects 'C.P. Time' Joke Criticism to de Blasio
Clinton: "He has addressed it, and I will really defer to him because it is something that he's already talked about."
WATCH: Bill de Blasio and Hillary Clinton Make a Joke About 'C.P. Time'
The New York City mayor and presidential candidate made the joke during the annual Inner Circle Dinner.
NYPD Pledges to Track and Report Every Time Officers Use Force
Inspector General report says NYPD falls down on tracking force, deescalating situations and disciplining officers who use excessive force.
New York City Mayor Says, #BlackLivesMatter
Meanwhile, tensions flare between the mayor and the police union