More Controversy Mounts Over Activist Linda Sarsour's Coming Speech At CUNY GraduationControversy continued to swirl Monday around the selection of Palestinian activist Linda Sarsour to speak at the graduation ceremony at the CUNY School of Public Health.
Assemblyman Claims Activist Associates With Radical Islamists, Should Not Speak At CUNY CommencementControversy was mounting Friday evening over a decision by the City University of New York Graduate School of Public Health to invite a pro-Palestinian activist as the commencement speaker.
Trump Rejects Criticism Of His Proposal To Ban MuslimsDonald Trump is rejecting criticism that his proposal to ban Muslims from entering the U.S. is un-American and has critics comparing him to Adolf Hitler.
Tension Rises Between Local Jewish, Palestinian Leaders; De Blasio Heads To IsraelMayor Bill de Blasio is leaving Thursday for a three-day trip to Israel amid escalating violence in the Middle East.
End Of NYPD Muslim Surveillance Program ApplaudedThe NYPD said Tuesday it had disbanded the surveillance program and that detectives assigned to the unit had been transferred to other duties within the division.
NYPD Dissolves Unit That Spied On Muslim CommunitiesThe NYPD has disbanded a unit that drew widespread criticism for reports that it conducted broad surveillance on Muslim neighborhoods.
Anti-Stop-And-Frisk Activists Seek To Register Thousands Of VotersCivil rights and community groups announced Monday that they aim to become an electoral force by registering thousands of voters concerned about the stop-and-frisk policing strategy.
Controversial Pro-Israel Subway Ads Immediately Defaced, Stamped As Hate SpeechIn the wake of violent uprisings abroad following the release of an anti-Islamic film, some said they are worried the ads could fan the flames here in New York City.