New York City Principal, 36, Dies From Coronavirus Complications

New York City has become the epicenter of the coronavirus outbreak with Mayor Bill de Blasio shutting the city in a mandatory stay-at-home order, closing down all non-essential businesses. Just recently, a Brooklyn principal has become the latest in a series of deaths from the virus. Thirty-six-year-old educator Dezann Romain served as the principal of…

New York to erect statue to first black congresswoman

Shirley Chisholm, whose portrait is pictured at her memorial service in 2005, became the first woman to run for the Democratic Party’s nomination for President of the United States (AFP Photo/Mark Wilson) New York (AFP) – Determined to erect monuments to a more diverse group of history makers than simply white men, New York announced…

Hundreds flood Brooklyn streets to protest NYPD

© Getty Hundreds of demonstrators took to the streets in Brooklyn on Friday night to protest police violence after a teen was seen in a viral video being punched by an officer in a subway brawl. Video of the incident posted on social media showed an altercation breaking out on a subway platform in Brooklyn late last week, with…