Blackface Costume Controversy Hits N.J. Town Of LakewoodThere's a costume controversy in New Jersey surrounding the Jewish holiday of Purim.
Located On Fifth Ave, NAACP's National Headquarters Back In Early 1900s On Verge Of Becoming Historic LandmarkThe Greenwich Village Society for Historic Preservation has spent more than two years campaigning for the recognition.
Coronavirus Update: New Campaign Begins To Educate New Yorkers On Safety Of VaccinesEven when the COVID-19 vaccine is available to the general public, that doesn't mean everyone will be rushing to get it. But a new campaign is trying to change that.
Northwell Health CEO Declares Racism A Public Health CrisisThe largest private employer in New York state is pledging to do something to bridge the divide.
CBS Announces Multi-Year Content Partnership With NAACPCBS & the NAACP announced a multi-year deal to create a variety of content across its television and streaming platforms.
How Do We Move Forward As A Society In Wake Of The Violence?As protests continue in the Tri-State Area and around the country, community leaders are determined to end the cycle of violence and make a solid plan for change.
NAACP President To Visit Long Island This MonthHe will attend the 11th Long Island NAACP Regional Luncheon on Feb. 27 at the Crest Hollow County Club.
Uber, NAACP Create Partnership To Hire Minority Drivers In New JerseyThe goal is to recruit about 3,000 minority drivers from low-income areas around the New Jersey, including Newark, Paterson and Jersey City.
Sharpton: Longtime NAACP Board Chairman Julian Bond Was 'Champion For Human Rights'The Rev. Al Sharpton on Sunday called civil rights activist Julian Bond “a trailblazer for equality and inclusion” and a “champion for human rights.”
Ex-NAACP Leader Rachel Dolezal 'Lied' About Race, First Lady McCray SaysThe woman who resigned as head of a local NAACP branch after her parents said she was white was in New York Tuesday to tell her side of the story.
NYU Professor On Spokane NAACP Controversy: Some People Can Be Trans-RacialThe president of the Spokane, Washington chapter of the NAACP is being accused of falsely portraying herself as a black woman, but an NYU professor said some people can, in fact, identify with a race other than their own.
White Plains To Equip All Uniformed Cops With Body CamerasThe police department says it plans to spend $80,000 to buy 50 cameras, software and related technology.
Mayor Baraka Announces Civilian Review Board For Newark PoliceNewark Mayor Ras Baraka on Tuesday announced what he called the first step in reforming a problem-plagued police force, with the creation of a civilian complaint review board, the first in the city's history.
NYPD To Revise Patrol Guide After Stop-And-Frisk Lawsuit SettlementThe NYPD will revise its patrol guide and training materials over stop-and-frisk practices in New York City Housing Authority buildings, as part of a preliminary agreement to settle a lawsuit.
Thousands March Against Police Violence In Washington, D.C.Rev. Al Sharpton's National Action Network, the Urban League and the NAACP are sponsoring the demonstration.