Hempstead Village Celebrates First Day Of KwanzaaThe Long Island village of Hempstead kicked off the week-long Kwanzaa holiday Thursday with a community celebration.
City Councilmen Take Issue With Actor Anthony Mackie For Remarks On Dreadlocks Two City Council members took issue Friday with a statement by actor Anthony Mackie about dreadlocks and profiling by police.
Giuliani: De Blasio Has It All Wrong On Police-Community RiftAs protests continued Monday over the grand jury decision not to indict an officer involved in the Eric Garner chokehold case, former Mayor Rudolph Giuliani slammed Mayor Bill de Blasio’s take on the issues surrounding the incident.
CBS 2 Exclusive: North Plainfield H.S. Football Players Say They Were Racially Taunted With BananasPlayers from a New Jersey high school football team with a largely African-American makeup said members of another team taunted them racially before a game this past weekend.
Jury To Rule On Punitive Damages In Controversial Case On Racial SlursA federal jury has rejected an argument that the use of the N-word among blacks can be a culturally acceptable term of love and endearment, ruling instead that its use in the workplace is hostile and discriminatory no matter what.
Lawsuit: Brooklyn Building Owners Discriminated Against Black ApplicantsThe operators of an apartment building in southern Brooklyn were facing a lawsuit Tuesday, for allegedly discriminating against potential tenants.
Newark Library Removes Cover From Graphic, Controversial DrawingOfficials at the Newark Public Library have decided to uncover a controversial drawing that was cloaked in cloth a couple of months ago, after some staffers deemed it offensive.
Obama's Second Inauguration Marks Significant Historical ConfluenceThe inauguration ceremony on Monday coincides with Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day, and this year also marks 150 years since President Abraham Lincoln delivered the Emancipation Proclamation.