Juneteenth 2021: Tri-State Area Events Honoring Liberation Of America's Last Enslaved PeopleLast summer, the day took on added importance amid the protests over racism and police brutality.
Professional Sports Leagues Make Strides Regarding Social Justice, Black Lives Matter MovementProfessional athletes have come a long way since Colin Kaepernick took a knee during the National Anthem against police brutality in 2016.
Black Lives Matter Movement Shifts From Protest To Policy With Efforts To Hold Officers Accountable For WrongdoingActivists are proud of the transformative movement that has ignited some change, but they feel more work needs to be done.
Activists Say Derek Chauvin's Conviction Shows What Police Accountability Can Look Like, Call For Legislation To Enact Systemic ChangeIf George Floyd’s murder became the rallying cry for police reform, then Chauvin’s conviction is widely believed to be the example of accountability.
'Today, I Can Rejoice': New Yorkers Hit The Streets After Jury Finds Derek Chauvin Guilty In George Floyd's DeathLeaders from Black Lives Matter Greater NY told the crowd the conviction came about because of the relentless protests and pressure of everyday people who would not give up.
Activists Celebrate Conviction Of Derek Chauvin In George Floyd's Death, But Say Fight Is Not Over: 'Tomorrow, We Still Have To Dismantle Systemic Oppression'While George Floyd's murder was a lightning rod that awakened a collective consciousness, activists have been pounding the pavement for years.
With All Eyes On Minneapolis, NYPD Says It Is Prepared For Reaction To Derek Chauvin VerdictAnticipation is mounting as the Tri-State area braces for a verdict in the Derek Chauvin trial. The NYPD is getting ready for possible protests.
Derek Chauvin Trial Is In Jury’s Hands After Both Sides Make Closing ArgumentsTwelve Minnesotans are now deciding what happens to the ex-police officer charged with the death of George Floyd. The jurors heard closing arguments in the trial of Derek Chauvin Monday.
Allendale Students Demand Diversity Awareness Curriculum On Anti-Asian Bias, Black Lives Matter MovementStudents in Allendale, New Jersey are demanding their schools teach about anti-Asian bias and the Black Lives Matter movement.
Hundreds March Through Streets Of Manhattan On 1-Year Anniversary Of Breonna Taylor's DeathMany protesters say Taylor has not received justice and they won't stop speaking out until she does.
Gov. Cuomo Says He Supports Attorney General's Request For Outside Monitor To Oversee NYPD: 'I Think The People Of The City Deserve An Apology'Gov. Andrew Cuomo is commenting on Attorney General Letitia James' federal lawsuit against the NYPD over its response to Black Lives Matter protests last summer.
Citing Abuses By Officers During 'Black Lives Matter' Protests, New York Attorney General Calls For Monitor To Oversee NYPDThe lawsuit comes after James' office found widespread civil rights abuses by police against Black Lives Matter protesters over the summer.
NYPD Says Outside Agitators Again Infiltrate Peaceful Protests, More Arrests Made Thursday Night In ManhattanThere was a very heavy police presence throughout the night, and even though things began peacefully, it escalated quickly.
NYPD: Dozens Arrested During Violent Protests Over Death Of Walter Wallace Jr.Police said charges are pending against more than 30 people, and two officers suffered minor injuries.
BLM Mural Painted On Hempstead's Main Street, Road Renamed 'Black Lives Matter Way'Officials say it's the first Long Island street to be painted since the movement took off.