Memorial Honoring Ruby Dee Held At Riverside ChurchAlicia Keys, Audra McDonald, Harry Belafonte and Angela Bassett were among those who celebrated Dee's life at the Riverside Church in Manhattan.
Memorial Service For Basil Paterson Set For Later This Month At Riverside ChurchPaterson died April 17 at the age of 87, just 10 days shy of his birthday.
De Blasio On Charter School Students: 'We Need Them To Succeed'Just weeks after moving to prevent their expansion, Mayor Bill de Blasio has offered an olive branch to the charter school movement.
Day Of Service Planned In Honor Of Dr. Martin Luther King JrIn the spirit of that message a number of volunteer events were planned for Monday. Volunteers will be able to participate in a number of cleaning and maintenance projects at city recreation centers around the five boroughs.
Poll Shows Broad Support For NYPD Surveillance Of MuslimsThe disclosure of the NYPD's expanded surveillance of Muslims prompted criticism for Mayor Michael Bloomberg and Police Commissioner Ray Kelly. Some politicians and law enforcement officials critiqued the program.
'Occupy Wall Street' Protesters Annoyed At Protest 'Freeloaders'A crowd of freeloaders decided to help themselves to food and clothing donated for the support of the demonstrators.