Saturday, December 14, 2019

Tag: mayor bill de blasio

New York City to Pay $3.3M to...

The City of New York has agreed to pay $3.3 million to settle a lawsuit brought by the estate of Kalief Browder, the 22-year-old...

N.Y. Teacher Fired Over Controversial Slavery Lesson...

A former New York City teacher accused of forcing students to lie on the floor while she stepped on their backs as part of...

No Disciplinary Action for NYPD Officers In...

NYPD officers filmed yanking 23-year-old Jazmine Headley's son from her arms during her arrest at a Brooklyn benefits office this month did nothing wrong...

A Step In the Right Direction: NYPD...

Mayor Bill de Blasio revealed on Tuesday a new policy regarding residents and marijuana enforcement.

Chancellor to Asian Parents Against NY School...

Parents of Asian students who attend New York's coveted specialized public high schools have come out in staunch opposition to the city's plans to...

NYC Council to Relocate Statute of Scientist...

A New York City board has approved a plan to remove the Central Park statue honoring a scientist notorious for experimenting on enslaved Black...

NYC Sets Affordable Homes Record: 24,500 Financed...

NEW YORK (AP) — New York City created or preserved more than 24,500 affordable homes last year, breaking a record for the nation's biggest...

NYPD Union Sues to Stop Release of...

New York City's largest police union has filed suit against Mayor Bill De Blasio in an effort to stop the release of any and...

NYC to Keep Controversial Statues But Add...

NEW YORK (AP) — A commission created to figure out what to do with controversial statues and monuments on New York City property has...

Mayor: Oscar Rivera Will Step Aside from...

NEW YORK (AP) — A Puerto Rican nationalist recently freed from prison has agreed to step aside from any formal role in New York...

Russell Simmons Has Some Strong Words for...

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4 NYC Teachers Fired After Leaving 8th...

At P.S. 111 in Long Island City—a public school in Queens, New York with a track record for underperforming and violence—when one of the...

Former Detroit Leader Adds to Growing List...

Detroit’s former emergency manager Kevyn Orr is the latest father to open up about the constant fear of losing his Black son at the hands...

While Mayor de Blasio Brushes Off Police...

New York Mayor Bill de Blasio, clearly not wanting to exacerbate the public skirmish with the police, yesterday seemed unconcerned about reports of a work stoppage by the...

Mayor de Blasio Meets With Police Unions,...

The ongoing soap opera that is the Mayor of New York's relationship with his police department took another turn yesterday when Mayor de Blasio...

NYPD Officer: How Can My NYPD Colleagues...

New York City Police Officer Adhyl Polanco, who is Black, showed that members of the NYPD in fact are capable of seeing the current...

Pressure From Protesters and Justice Department Leaves...

Police departments across the nation are finally feeling the pressure from protesters and the Justice Department to start implementing serious changes when it comes...

NYC Mayor de Blasio Fears What Eric...

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio gave a very personal reaction to the grand jury’s decision not to indict the New York officer...

After Gruesome Deaths of Mentally Ill Rikers...

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio has announced plans for a $130 million prison overhaul that would focus on improving the way the...

NYPD Will Need Suspect’s Written or Recorded...

Members of the New York City Council have introduced a potentially explosive new bill that would require officers to obtain written or recorded consent...

Ebola Comes to NYC as Harlem Doctor...

Ebola has hit the most heavily populated city in the country, as New York City officials confirmed that a doctor who lives in Harlem...