NYPD ‘Won’t Slow Arrests’ As More Cops And Inmates Contract The Coronavirus

Priorities. While some law enforcement agencies around the country have issued directives for officers to stop making arrests for nonviolent crimes in the wake of the coronavirus crisis, the largest police department in America has reportedly bucked that trend and decided it “won’t slow arrests.” The report about the NYPD came as there were more…

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…

Black Model Calls Out ‘Racist’ Accessories In New York Fashion Show

In a time when fashion has been under fire for racist campaigns that have led to boycotts, re: Gucci blackface sweater, the hope would be that extra measures are taken to ensure that those instances do not continue to happen. However, it appears that New York City’s Fashion Institute of Technology has placed itself in…

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…

New York Gives $3.5M Grant To Help Build Hip-Hop Museum In The Bronx

S9 Architecture New York recently awarded a $3.5 million capital grant to help build the world’s first museum dedicated to hip-hop music and culture. According to Gov. Andrew Cuomo, the $80 million Universal Hip Hop Museum will open in 2023 in the South Bronx – which is considered the birthplace of hip hop. The museum is currently…