Racism Declared A Public Health Crisis In New York CityThe city's Board of Health passed a resolution recognizing the impact of racism on people's health during the pandemic, which magnified inequities in communities of color.
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.
New York State Board Of Regents Approves New Guidelines On How To Create More Equity In School CurriculumsSchools across New York state are being urged to look at potential biases -- from the curriculum to policies.
City Leaders Hold Virtual Town Hall To Address Alarming Rise In Violence Against Asian-AmericansThere were calls for action and unity Sunday in the wake of attacks on Asian-Americans in the city.
New York State Senator Introduces Legislation Banning Display Of Racist Symbols On Public-Funded PropertiesThe hate symbols ban bill is expected to be voted on in Albany in the coming months.
SoHo Hotel Confrontation: Black Teenager Falsely Accused Of Stealing Cellphone Says 'I'm Still Kind Of Shellshocked'On Saturday, an unidentified woman wearing a mask accused Keyon Harrold Jr. His father, a Grammy-winning jazz musician, recorded the confrontation on his phone.
SoHo Hotel Confrontation: Video Shows Woman Falsely Accusing Black Teen Of Stealing CellphoneCellphone video shows a woman falsely accusing a Black teen of stealing her iPhone at a New York City hotel. Mayor de Blasio called the incident racist, "Plain and simple."
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.
Arrests Made In Case Of Long Island Woman Who Claimed She Was Being Terrorized By NeighborsThere is new information on the case of a Long Island woman who claimed she was being harassed by her neighbors because she's black.
Volunteers Band Together To Keep Community Safe With Racist Attacks Against Asian Americans On The RiseThere's been a rise in hate crimes against Asian Americans since the start of the coronavirus pandemic
Long Island Woman Claims She Is Being Terrorized By Neighbor: 'He Has Said He Can Get Me Erased'The sign on the door of a Valley Stream home tells the story of the woman inside living in fear.
Deeds To Land In Levittown, Nation's First Suburb, Rooted In Systemic RacismLevittown, the nation's first suburb, was built for returning soldiers after World War II, but for white soldiers only.
Pelham Artist Displaying Town's 'Dirty Laundry' To Spark Conversation On RacismSabrina Harrison shared some of her experiences on Facebook, inspiring dozens of anonymous stories that are now collected in a display called "Pelham Laundry."
De Blasio Names Commission To Review City's History Of Racial Discrimination; Declares Juneteenth NYC Holiday“Structural racism pervades this city in ways that are still not acknowledged and recognized,” said de Blasio. "We have to change that."
Juneteenth Freedom Day: Tri-State Area Events Honoring Liberation Of Last Slaves In AmericaNow the day takes on added importance amid the protests over racism and police brutality.