New York Becomes the 15th State to Decriminalize Marijuana
The new law is designed to issue fines instead of jail time and to create a path for people to expunge possession convictions from their records.
Rainbow Flags Burned Outside Harlem Bar on Eve of Pride
Alibi Lounge is dubbed the “only Black gay lounge in NYC.” Governor Andrew Cuomo directed New York’s Hate Crime Task Force to investigate the incident.
New York Governor Restores Voting Rights to Parolees
An estimated 35,000 residents, overwhelmingly Black and Latinx, stand to benefit from Andrew Cuomo’s executive order.
Jay Z on NY Policing: 'Every Single Human Being Matters'
But is his statement enough?