The racial profiling scandal that has exploded in the last week regarding high-end department store Barneys culminated into a meeting with community leaders on Tuesday (Oct. 29). Rev. Al Sharpton and others met with the CEO of Barneys New York to discuss the accusations of black shoppers that claim the store unfairly targeted them because […]
A Bronx judge has thrown out the criminal case against an NYPD officer accused in the fatal shooting death of an 18-year-old. The manslaughter indictment was tossed due to a mistake made by the district attorney, ABC News reports.
Lloyd Morgan, the 4-year-old boy who was killed during a charity basketball game in the Bronx has been laid to rest. The child’s funeral was held at the Mt. Neboh Baptist Church in Harlem Wednesday (Aug. 2) night. Rev. Al Sharpton delivered Morgan’s eulogy, and spoke to the gun violence that has tragically taken the […]
New York’s “stop-and-frisk” policy continues to be hot-button among the NYPD and community members alike, but Commissioner Ray Kelly has had enough. Kelly addressed the media Tuesday (July 10) revealing that 77 people were shot in the city from July 2-8. “There doesn’t seem to be any major community response,” Kelly said. “Many of them […]