Construction Begins On National Urban League's New Headquarters In HarlemThe $242 million project will house New York's first museum dedicated to Civil Rights and provide 170 units of affordable housing.
National Urban League Unveils Plans To Build New Headquarters In HarlemIt's a $242 million development project.
Sharpton, Other Civil Rights Leaders Launch Fight Against 'Knockout Game'The Rev. Al Sharpton and other civil rights leaders have launched a social media campaign in an effort to stop the violent “knockout game.”
Ex-Giants Star Plaxico Burress Schools Kids On Gun SafetyAs ex-Giants star Plaxico Burress grabbed a microphone and started telling his story to about 100 children, some of the kids were murmuring and chattering among themselves. And then he said "gun." The kids got quiet in a hurry.
Plaxico Burress Calls Jets 'Appealing,' Criticizes Giants' Tom CoughlinWhen Plaxico Burress told the Wall Street Journal last week, “You never know what may happen. I love New York," it sounded as if a return to the Giants could be in the cards. On Monday, Burress called his relationship with coach Tom Coughlin "ambivalent" and described Rex Ryan's squad as "appealing." So how about those Jets?
Plaxico Burress Ready To 'Make A Difference' For Anti-Gun Violence ProgramsFormer Giants star Plaxico Burress will work with the National Urban League and Brady Center to Prevent Gun Violence after spending nearly two years in prison on a weapon possession charge.