Councilwoman Letitia James says while the hoodie is a simple article of clothing, it “has become a powerful symbol of protest.”
New York City’s top cop was grilled Thursday during a City Council committee hearing over the NYPD’s controversial surveillance of Muslim communities and stop and frisks.
The report, which focused on neighborhoods on Manhattan’s East Side, found that children are most often struck by drivers near public housing.
Gov. Andrew Cuomo is hearing it from upstate and downstate. Protesters, politicians, and union leaders want him to extend the millionaire’s tax.
New York City police commissioner Ray Kelly has ordered his officers to stop arresting people for possessing small amounts of marijuana.
There is a new effort to give New York City residents a louder voice in how the city should spend some of their tax dollars.
Demonstrators rallied down the street from New York City mayor Michael Bloomberg’s home on Wednesday to protest what they call the illegal arrests of mainly black and Hispanics for possessing marijuana.
Protesters rallied outside City Hall Tuesday calling New York City the marijuana arrest capital of the world.