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Long Island teacher writes book to fight racism amid anger over George Floyd killing

Long Island teacher writes book to fight racism amid anger over George Floyd killing

A Long Island teacher is fighting racial injustice — one page at a time. Tara Drouin, 47, wrote a heartfelt book and accompanying song about diversity that she [...] Read full article: Long Island teacher writes book to fight...→

Long Island teacher writes book to fight racism amid anger over George Floyd killing

Long Island teacher writes book to fight racism amid anger over George Floyd killing

A Long Island teacher is fighting racial injustice — one page at a time. Tara Drouin, 47, wrote a heartfelt book and accompanying song about diversity that she [...] Read full article: Long Island teacher writes book to fight...→

Protesters Call for Removal of Robert Moses Statue in Long Island

Protesters Call for Removal of Robert Moses Statue in Long Island

Nearly 100 protesters called for the removal of a statue of New York public works and parks czar Robert Moses in Long Island on Saturday. Read full article: Protesters Call for Removal of Robert Mo...→

'My New Mask': Mundelein Park District Manager Writes Pandemic Book For Kids

The book is called “My New Mask” and features a family learning where and when to wear masks and how life is different during the pandemic. Read full article: 'My New Mask': Mundelein Park District M...→

17-year-old driver critically injured in crash on Long Island highway: police

17-year-old driver critically injured in crash on Long Island highway: police

A teenage boy was critically injured when his SUV drove off the road and crashed into a utility pole and lamppost before overturning early Monday, police said. Read full article: 17-year-old driver critically injured in...→

In the book Trump can’t ban: Bolton writes Trump ‘driven by reelection calculations’

In the book Trump can’t ban: Bolton writes Trump ‘driven by reelection calculations’

Bolton’s book observes, "There is no rule of omertà in politics, except perhaps in Chicago." I know this because, despite the Trump’s administration’s bid to b [...] Read full article: In the book Trump can’t ban: Bolton writ...→

Public Enemy anthem 'Fight the Power' struck chord long before Black Lives Matter protests

Public Enemy anthem 'Fight the Power' struck chord long before Black Lives Matter protests

Even if many protesters weren't yet born when "Fight the Power" entered the national consciousness with the movie, "Do the Right Thing," in 1989, the song's ec [...] Read full article: Public Enemy anthem 'Fight the Power' st...→

Mets Sign Son of Queens, Long Island Congressman to Minor League Contract

Mets Sign Son of Queens, Long Island Congressman to Minor League Contract

Joe Suozzi, whose father is a congressman representing parts of Queens and Long Island, has agreed to a minor league contract with the New York Mets Read full article: Mets Sign Son of Queens, Long Island Con...→

Justice Department asks federal judge to halt publication of John Bolton’s book, escalating legal fight as explosive details emerge

Justice Department asks federal judge to halt publication of John Bolton’s book, escalating legal fight as explosive details emerge

The Justice Department asked a federal judge to immediately order John Bolton to halt publication of his memoir, which has already been printed and distributed [...] Read full article: Justice Department asks federal judge to...→

Long Island special needs school surprises students with special graduation celebration

Long Island special needs school surprises students with special graduation celebration

These students didn't get a traditional graduation due to COVID-19, but the staff planned something special for them. Read full article: Long Island special needs school surpris...→

TX Grandmother Writes Book, Proceeds Go to Grandson’s Diabetes Alert Dog

TX Grandmother Writes Book, Proceeds Go to Grandson’s Diabetes Alert Dog

Royce Roberts, 83, wanted to help her grandson Pierson Hall, who has Type I diabetes, so she wrote a book to raise money to get him get a diabetic alert dog. Read full article: TX Grandmother Writes Book, Proceeds Go ...→

Backyard Swimming Pool Installation Demands Skyrocket On Long Island Due To COVID-19: 'We Get 30-40 Calls A Day'

Backyard Swimming Pool Installation Demands Skyrocket On Long Island Due To COVID-19: 'We Get 30-40 Calls A Day'

Pool construction and material demands are at an all-time high because of COVID-19 and that is creating challenges for pool companies and Long Island residents [...] Read full article: Backyard Swimming Pool Installation Dema...→

Pregnant Long Island nurses continue working maternity ward through COVID-19

Pregnant Long Island nurses continue working maternity ward through COVID-19

A group of five pregnant nurses at Long Island's Stony Brook University Hospital's maternity ward continued helping other pregnant women as the COVID-19 pandem [...] Read full article: Pregnant Long Island nurses continue wor...→

Long Island dad drowns while swimming with son in pool: police

Long Island dad drowns while swimming with son in pool: police

A man is dead after he and his son were both found unresponsive in a swimming pool of a Glen Cove home on Long Island on Sunday afternoon, according to police [...] Read full article: Long Island dad drowns while swimming wi...→

8 people shot in gang-related shooting at Long Island house party: Police

8 people shot in gang-related shooting at Long Island house party: Police

Eight people were shot, one fatally, in a gang-related shooting at a house party in Wyandanch early Saturday morning, according to the Suffolk County Police De [...] Read full article: 8 people shot in gang-related shooting a...→

NYC Beaches Will Open for Swimming Next Week; Indoor Dining, Spas Return on Long Island Wednesday

NYC Beaches Will Open for Swimming Next Week; Indoor Dining, Spas Return on Long Island Wednesday

New York City’s 14 miles of public beaches will reopen to the public for swimming next week, giving city residents another outdoor option as Long Islanders get [...] Read full article: NYC Beaches Will Open for Swimming Next ...→

Hundreds support police during Long Island ‘Back the Blue’ rally

Hundreds support police during Long Island ‘Back the Blue’ rally

The throng of up to 500 people, most of whom did not wear face masks, lined Route 347 in Port Jefferson, near the site of a Black Lives Matter protest held abo [...] Read full article: Hundreds support police during Long Isla...→

U.S. Women's Soccer Star Megan Rapinoe Praises Colin Kaepernick, Promises to Fight Racism

U.S. Women's Soccer Star Megan Rapinoe Praises Colin Kaepernick, Promises to Fight Racism

U.S. soccer star Megan Rapinoe is once again praising former NFL player Colin Kaepernick for creating the national anthem protest movement. Read full article: U.S. Women's Soccer Star Megan Rapinoe P...→

Megan Rapinoe vows racism fight, praises Colin Kaepernick in speech

Megan Rapinoe vows racism fight, praises Colin Kaepernick in speech

U.S. women’s soccer star Megan Rapinoe vowed to continue to fight racism and praised Colin Kaepernick for protesting during the national anthem during the 2016 [...] Read full article: Megan Rapinoe vows racism fight, praises...→

Protesters Want Robert Moses Statue On Long Island To Be Torn Down

Protesters Want Robert Moses Statue On Long Island To Be Torn Down

"We want people to know the true history of Robert Moses, which cannot be done justly by commemorating him and his actions." Read full article: Protesters Want Robert Moses Statue On L...→

Here’s What Companies Are Promising to Do to Fight Racism

Here’s What Companies Are Promising to Do to Fight Racism

Corporate America has pledged millions to social justice efforts since the killing of George Floyd. But some businesses have gone further, committing to concre [...] Read full article: Here’s What Companies Are Promising to D...→

Rock the Vote: Katy Perry Pushes Young Voters to Fight ‘Systemic Racism’

Rock the Vote: Katy Perry Pushes Young Voters to Fight ‘Systemic Racism’

Hollywood pop stars including Katy Perry, Ne-Yo, and the Black-Eyed Peas teamed up with the left-wing Rock the Vote on Thursday for an online voter registratio [...] Read full article: Rock the Vote: Katy Perry Pushes Young V...→

Justice Dept. Escalates Legal Fight With Bolton Over Book

Justice Dept. Escalates Legal Fight With Bolton Over Book

The Trump administration asked a judge to order the former national security adviser to stop publication of his memoir even as explosive details emerged. Read full article: Justice Dept. Escalates Legal Fight With...→

Black Lives Matter network creates $12 million grant fund to fight racism

Black Lives Matter network creates $12 million grant fund to fight racism

Foundation has received more than a million donations since protests erupted over the death of George Floyd. Read full article: Black Lives Matter network creates $12 m...→

New Long Island Rail Road app feature will help riders social distance - amNewYork

The Long Island Rail Road released a new feature in the TrainTime app that tells commuters where to stand on the platform if they want to avoid crowding Read full article: New Long Island Rail Road app feature wi...→

Brothers Arrested in Long Island Protest Say Video Shows Cops Initiated Contact

Brothers Arrested in Long Island Protest Say Video Shows Cops Initiated Contact

Two brothers who were arrested in what started as a peaceful protest on Long Island last week say a cellphone video shows that police officers initiated a cont [...] Read full article: Brothers Arrested in Long Island Protest...→

Queens motorcyclist dies after rear-ending Porsche on Long Island Expressway

Queens motorcyclist dies after rear-ending Porsche on Long Island Expressway

Richard Diaz, 31, was riding along the lower level of the highway on his 2014 Yamaha motorcycle when he suddenly lost control near 58th Street. Read full article: Queens motorcyclist dies after rear-endi...→

Long Island cop appears to deliberately block protester before arrest: video

Long Island cop appears to deliberately block protester before arrest: video

A Long Island cop was caught on video appearing to deliberately block a protester — prompting other officers to throw the man to the pavement and arrest him. T [...] Read full article: Long Island cop appears to deliberately ...→

NYC Beaches Reopen for Swimming July 1; Indoor Dining, Spas Return on Long Island Today

New York City’s 14 miles of public beaches will reopen for swimming next week, Mayor Bill de Blasio confirmed Wednesday, giving city residents another outdoor [...] Read full article: NYC Beaches Reopen for Swimming July 1; ...→

‘We can and must do better’: U.S. Forces Korea leads fight against racism in the ranks

‘We can and must do better’: U.S. Forces Korea leads fight against racism in the ranks

U.S. military leaders have pledged major reforms and an aggressive new efforts to tackle the legacy and the reality of racism in the ranks. Perhaps the stronge [...] Read full article: ‘We can and must do better’: U.S. Forces...→

Wu-Tang Clan's RZA Demands Hollywood 'Fight Against Systemic Racism'

Wu-Tang Clan's RZA Demands Hollywood 'Fight Against Systemic Racism'

RZA, founding member of the hip-hop group Wu-Tang Clan, has called on Hollywood to fight against "systemic racism" by urging attendees at a Hulu advertising ev [...] Read full article: Wu-Tang Clan's RZA Demands Hollywood 'Fi...→

Commentary: Noose in Bubba Wallace’s garage strengthens resolve to fight racism

Commentary: Noose in Bubba Wallace’s garage strengthens resolve to fight racism

White people can either fully commit to the soul searching and hard work that will be necessary to eradicate systemic racism, or they can consign themselves to [...] Read full article: Commentary: Noose in Bubba Wallace’s gar...→

School bus exec allegedly on NYC and Long Island payrolls at same time

School bus exec allegedly on NYC and Long Island payrolls at same time

A school-bus executive for the city Department of Education is under investigation for allegedly collecting a salary for a new job while still on the NYC payro [...] Read full article: School bus exec allegedly on NYC and Lon...→

Opinion: Brownsville is Waging its Own Fight Against COVID-19 and Racism

Opinion: Brownsville is Waging its Own Fight Against COVID-19 and Racism

'As a community, we are not taking a knee waiting on the government to provide solutions. We are exercising our power and local resources to develop the hands- [...] Read full article: Opinion: Brownsville is Waging its Own F...→

Long Island Food Banks Trying To Keep Up With Rising Food Insecurity

The coronavirus pandemic caused a massive strain on our region's food banks, which are trying to keep up with demand. CBS2's Carolyn Gusoff reports some predic [...] Read full article: Long Island Food Banks Trying To Keep Up...→

Independent Films Hit the Big Screen ‘Drive-In Style' on Long Beach Island

While movie theaters are still off-limits due to the coronavirus pandemic, dozens of independent films are still getting a chance to hit the big screen outdoor [...] Read full article: Independent Films Hit the Big Screen ‘Dr...→

English soccer’s push to fight racism is reminder of how long it has plagued the game

English soccer’s push to fight racism is reminder of how long it has plagued the game

When the English Premier League resumes Wednesday, players will wear “Black Lives Matter” on their jerseys instead of their names. Read full article: English soccer’s push to fight racism is...→

'I am mama' movement is a call for mothers in the fight against systemic racism

'I am mama' movement is a call for mothers in the fight against systemic racism

Kierra Henderson is the mom of four boys ages 7, 5, 3 and 2 months. The Richmond, Virginia, writer behind the Beloved Mama Facebook page penned a post about th [...] Read full article: 'I am mama' movement is a call for mothe...→

Expert: New Generation Making Progress Addressing Long Island's Struggles With Racism

Expert: New Generation Making Progress Addressing Long Island's Struggles With Racism

Voices were raised across Long Island on Monday. A strikingly peaceful array: multi-racial, multi-ethnic. Read full article: Expert: New Generation Making Progress A...→

‘The Long Shadow’: Documentary connects history of slavery to racism of modern policing

‘The Long Shadow’: Documentary connects history of slavery to racism of modern policing

The racism that carried slavery and Jim Crow laws continues to impact virtually every aspect of American culture. This is the underlying thesis of Frances Caus [...] Read full article: ‘The Long Shadow’: Documentary connects ...→

Police: Rhode Island Middle School Teacher Vandalized Statue of Christopher Columbus

Police: Rhode Island Middle School Teacher Vandalized Statue of Christopher Columbus

A Rhode Island middle school social studies teacher was arrested on Saturday morning in connection to the vandalism of a statue of Christopher Columbus in Prov [...] Read full article: Police: Rhode Island Middle School Teach...→

Protesters Call for Removal of Robert Moses Statue in Long Island

Protesters Call for Removal of Robert Moses Statue in Long Island

Nearly 100 protesters called for the removal of a statue of New York public works and parks czar Robert Moses in Long Island on Saturday. Read full article: Protesters Call for Removal of Robert Mo...→

NYC Beaches Reopen for Swimming July 1; Indoor Dining, Spas Return on Long Island Today

New York City’s 14 miles of public beaches will reopen for swimming next week, Mayor Bill de Blasio confirmed Wednesday, giving city residents another outdoor [...] Read full article: NYC Beaches Reopen for Swimming July 1; ...→

NYC Beaches Will Open for Swimming Next Week; Indoor Dining, Spas Return on Long Island Wednesday

NYC Beaches Will Open for Swimming Next Week; Indoor Dining, Spas Return on Long Island Wednesday

New York City’s 14 miles of public beaches will reopen to the public for swimming next week, giving city residents another outdoor option as Long Islanders get [...] Read full article: NYC Beaches Will Open for Swimming Next ...→

Wu-Tang Clan's RZA Demands Hollywood 'Fight Against Systemic Racism'

Wu-Tang Clan's RZA Demands Hollywood 'Fight Against Systemic Racism'

RZA, founding member of the hip-hop group Wu-Tang Clan, has called on Hollywood to fight against "systemic racism" by urging attendees at a Hulu advertising ev [...] Read full article: Wu-Tang Clan's RZA Demands Hollywood 'Fi...→

U.S. Women's Soccer Star Megan Rapinoe Praises Colin Kaepernick, Promises to Fight Racism

U.S. Women's Soccer Star Megan Rapinoe Praises Colin Kaepernick, Promises to Fight Racism

U.S. soccer star Megan Rapinoe is once again praising former NFL player Colin Kaepernick for creating the national anthem protest movement. Read full article: U.S. Women's Soccer Star Megan Rapinoe P...→

17-year-old driver critically injured in crash on Long Island highway: police

17-year-old driver critically injured in crash on Long Island highway: police

A teenage boy was critically injured when his SUV drove off the road and crashed into a utility pole and lamppost before overturning early Monday, police said. Read full article: 17-year-old driver critically injured in...→

Protesters Want Robert Moses Statue On Long Island To Be Torn Down

Protesters Want Robert Moses Statue On Long Island To Be Torn Down

"We want people to know the true history of Robert Moses, which cannot be done justly by commemorating him and his actions." Read full article: Protesters Want Robert Moses Statue On L...→

Public Enemy anthem 'Fight the Power' struck chord long before Black Lives Matter protests

Public Enemy anthem 'Fight the Power' struck chord long before Black Lives Matter protests

Even if many protesters weren't yet born when "Fight the Power" entered the national consciousness with the movie, "Do the Right Thing," in 1989, the song's ec [...] Read full article: Public Enemy anthem 'Fight the Power' st...→

Opinion: Brownsville is Waging its Own Fight Against COVID-19 and Racism

Opinion: Brownsville is Waging its Own Fight Against COVID-19 and Racism

'As a community, we are not taking a knee waiting on the government to provide solutions. We are exercising our power and local resources to develop the hands- [...] Read full article: Opinion: Brownsville is Waging its Own F...→

Rock the Vote: Katy Perry Pushes Young Voters to Fight ‘Systemic Racism’

Rock the Vote: Katy Perry Pushes Young Voters to Fight ‘Systemic Racism’

Hollywood pop stars including Katy Perry, Ne-Yo, and the Black-Eyed Peas teamed up with the left-wing Rock the Vote on Thursday for an online voter registratio [...] Read full article: Rock the Vote: Katy Perry Pushes Young V...→

Justice Department asks federal judge to halt publication of John Bolton’s book, escalating legal fight as explosive details emerge

Justice Department asks federal judge to halt publication of John Bolton’s book, escalating legal fight as explosive details emerge

The Justice Department asked a federal judge to immediately order John Bolton to halt publication of his memoir, which has already been printed and distributed [...] Read full article: Justice Department asks federal judge to...→

Independent Films Hit the Big Screen ‘Drive-In Style' on Long Beach Island

While movie theaters are still off-limits due to the coronavirus pandemic, dozens of independent films are still getting a chance to hit the big screen outdoor [...] Read full article: Independent Films Hit the Big Screen ‘Dr...→

Black Lives Matter network creates $12 million grant fund to fight racism

Black Lives Matter network creates $12 million grant fund to fight racism

Foundation has received more than a million donations since protests erupted over the death of George Floyd. Read full article: Black Lives Matter network creates $12 m...→

Long Island special needs school surprises students with special graduation celebration

Long Island special needs school surprises students with special graduation celebration

These students didn't get a traditional graduation due to COVID-19, but the staff planned something special for them. Read full article: Long Island special needs school surpris...→

'I am mama' movement is a call for mothers in the fight against systemic racism

'I am mama' movement is a call for mothers in the fight against systemic racism

Kierra Henderson is the mom of four boys ages 7, 5, 3 and 2 months. The Richmond, Virginia, writer behind the Beloved Mama Facebook page penned a post about th [...] Read full article: 'I am mama' movement is a call for mothe...→

Brothers Arrested in Long Island Protest Say Video Shows Cops Initiated Contact

Brothers Arrested in Long Island Protest Say Video Shows Cops Initiated Contact

Two brothers who were arrested in what started as a peaceful protest on Long Island last week say a cellphone video shows that police officers initiated a cont [...] Read full article: Brothers Arrested in Long Island Protest...→

Backyard Swimming Pool Installation Demands Skyrocket On Long Island Due To COVID-19: 'We Get 30-40 Calls A Day'

Backyard Swimming Pool Installation Demands Skyrocket On Long Island Due To COVID-19: 'We Get 30-40 Calls A Day'

Pool construction and material demands are at an all-time high because of COVID-19 and that is creating challenges for pool companies and Long Island residents [...] Read full article: Backyard Swimming Pool Installation Dema...→

Long Island cop appears to deliberately block protester before arrest: video

Long Island cop appears to deliberately block protester before arrest: video

A Long Island cop was caught on video appearing to deliberately block a protester — prompting other officers to throw the man to the pavement and arrest him. T [...] Read full article: Long Island cop appears to deliberately ...→

Long Island dad drowns while swimming with son in pool: police

Long Island dad drowns while swimming with son in pool: police

A man is dead after he and his son were both found unresponsive in a swimming pool of a Glen Cove home on Long Island on Sunday afternoon, according to police [...] Read full article: Long Island dad drowns while swimming wi...→

Police: Rhode Island Middle School Teacher Vandalized Statue of Christopher Columbus

Police: Rhode Island Middle School Teacher Vandalized Statue of Christopher Columbus

A Rhode Island middle school social studies teacher was arrested on Saturday morning in connection to the vandalism of a statue of Christopher Columbus in Prov [...] Read full article: Police: Rhode Island Middle School Teach...→

‘We can and must do better’: U.S. Forces Korea leads fight against racism in the ranks

‘We can and must do better’: U.S. Forces Korea leads fight against racism in the ranks

U.S. military leaders have pledged major reforms and an aggressive new efforts to tackle the legacy and the reality of racism in the ranks. Perhaps the stronge [...] Read full article: ‘We can and must do better’: U.S. Forces...→

Hundreds support police during Long Island ‘Back the Blue’ rally

Hundreds support police during Long Island ‘Back the Blue’ rally

The throng of up to 500 people, most of whom did not wear face masks, lined Route 347 in Port Jefferson, near the site of a Black Lives Matter protest held abo [...] Read full article: Hundreds support police during Long Isla...→

'My New Mask': Mundelein Park District Manager Writes Pandemic Book For Kids

The book is called “My New Mask” and features a family learning where and when to wear masks and how life is different during the pandemic. Read full article: 'My New Mask': Mundelein Park District M...→

Commentary: Noose in Bubba Wallace’s garage strengthens resolve to fight racism

Commentary: Noose in Bubba Wallace’s garage strengthens resolve to fight racism

White people can either fully commit to the soul searching and hard work that will be necessary to eradicate systemic racism, or they can consign themselves to [...] Read full article: Commentary: Noose in Bubba Wallace’s gar...→

Megan Rapinoe vows racism fight, praises Colin Kaepernick in speech

Megan Rapinoe vows racism fight, praises Colin Kaepernick in speech

U.S. women’s soccer star Megan Rapinoe vowed to continue to fight racism and praised Colin Kaepernick for protesting during the national anthem during the 2016 [...] Read full article: Megan Rapinoe vows racism fight, praises...→

In the book Trump can’t ban: Bolton writes Trump ‘driven by reelection calculations’

In the book Trump can’t ban: Bolton writes Trump ‘driven by reelection calculations’

Bolton’s book observes, "There is no rule of omertà in politics, except perhaps in Chicago." I know this because, despite the Trump’s administration’s bid to b [...] Read full article: In the book Trump can’t ban: Bolton writ...→

School bus exec allegedly on NYC and Long Island payrolls at same time

School bus exec allegedly on NYC and Long Island payrolls at same time

A school-bus executive for the city Department of Education is under investigation for allegedly collecting a salary for a new job while still on the NYC payro [...] Read full article: School bus exec allegedly on NYC and Lon...→

Here’s What Companies Are Promising to Do to Fight Racism

Here’s What Companies Are Promising to Do to Fight Racism

Corporate America has pledged millions to social justice efforts since the killing of George Floyd. But some businesses have gone further, committing to concre [...] Read full article: Here’s What Companies Are Promising to D...→

Mets Sign Son of Queens, Long Island Congressman to Minor League Contract

Mets Sign Son of Queens, Long Island Congressman to Minor League Contract

Joe Suozzi, whose father is a congressman representing parts of Queens and Long Island, has agreed to a minor league contract with the New York Mets Read full article: Mets Sign Son of Queens, Long Island Con...→

Long Island Food Banks Trying To Keep Up With Rising Food Insecurity

The coronavirus pandemic caused a massive strain on our region's food banks, which are trying to keep up with demand. CBS2's Carolyn Gusoff reports some predic [...] Read full article: Long Island Food Banks Trying To Keep Up...→

Justice Dept. Escalates Legal Fight With Bolton Over Book

Justice Dept. Escalates Legal Fight With Bolton Over Book

The Trump administration asked a judge to order the former national security adviser to stop publication of his memoir even as explosive details emerged. Read full article: Justice Dept. Escalates Legal Fight With...→

English soccer’s push to fight racism is reminder of how long it has plagued the game

English soccer’s push to fight racism is reminder of how long it has plagued the game

When the English Premier League resumes Wednesday, players will wear “Black Lives Matter” on their jerseys instead of their names. Read full article: English soccer’s push to fight racism is...→

New Long Island Rail Road app feature will help riders social distance - amNewYork

The Long Island Rail Road released a new feature in the TrainTime app that tells commuters where to stand on the platform if they want to avoid crowding Read full article: New Long Island Rail Road app feature wi...→

TX Grandmother Writes Book, Proceeds Go to Grandson’s Diabetes Alert Dog

TX Grandmother Writes Book, Proceeds Go to Grandson’s Diabetes Alert Dog

Royce Roberts, 83, wanted to help her grandson Pierson Hall, who has Type I diabetes, so she wrote a book to raise money to get him get a diabetic alert dog. Read full article: TX Grandmother Writes Book, Proceeds Go ...→

Expert: New Generation Making Progress Addressing Long Island's Struggles With Racism

Expert: New Generation Making Progress Addressing Long Island's Struggles With Racism

Voices were raised across Long Island on Monday. A strikingly peaceful array: multi-racial, multi-ethnic. Read full article: Expert: New Generation Making Progress A...→

Queens motorcyclist dies after rear-ending Porsche on Long Island Expressway

Queens motorcyclist dies after rear-ending Porsche on Long Island Expressway

Richard Diaz, 31, was riding along the lower level of the highway on his 2014 Yamaha motorcycle when he suddenly lost control near 58th Street. Read full article: Queens motorcyclist dies after rear-endi...→

Pregnant Long Island nurses continue working maternity ward through COVID-19

Pregnant Long Island nurses continue working maternity ward through COVID-19

A group of five pregnant nurses at Long Island's Stony Brook University Hospital's maternity ward continued helping other pregnant women as the COVID-19 pandem [...] Read full article: Pregnant Long Island nurses continue wor...→

‘The Long Shadow’: Documentary connects history of slavery to racism of modern policing

‘The Long Shadow’: Documentary connects history of slavery to racism of modern policing

The racism that carried slavery and Jim Crow laws continues to impact virtually every aspect of American culture. This is the underlying thesis of Frances Caus [...] Read full article: ‘The Long Shadow’: Documentary connects ...→

8 people shot in gang-related shooting at Long Island house party: Police

8 people shot in gang-related shooting at Long Island house party: Police

Eight people were shot, one fatally, in a gang-related shooting at a house party in Wyandanch early Saturday morning, according to the Suffolk County Police De [...] Read full article: 8 people shot in gang-related shooting a...→

Protesters Call for Removal of Robert Moses Statue in Long Island

Protesters Call for Removal of Robert Moses Statue in Long Island

Nearly 100 protesters called for the removal of a statue of New York public works and parks czar Robert Moses in Long Island on Saturday. Read full article: Protesters Call for Removal of Robert Mo...→

NYC Beaches Reopen for Swimming July 1; Indoor Dining, Spas Return on Long Island Today

New York City’s 14 miles of public beaches will reopen for swimming next week, Mayor Bill de Blasio confirmed Wednesday, giving city residents another outdoor [...] Read full article: NYC Beaches Reopen for Swimming July 1; ...→

NYC Beaches Will Open for Swimming Next Week; Indoor Dining, Spas Return on Long Island Wednesday

NYC Beaches Will Open for Swimming Next Week; Indoor Dining, Spas Return on Long Island Wednesday

New York City’s 14 miles of public beaches will reopen to the public for swimming next week, giving city residents another outdoor option as Long Islanders get [...] Read full article: NYC Beaches Will Open for Swimming Next ...→

‘We can and must do better’: U.S. Forces Korea leads fight against racism in the ranks

‘We can and must do better’: U.S. Forces Korea leads fight against racism in the ranks

U.S. military leaders have pledged major reforms and an aggressive new efforts to tackle the legacy and the reality of racism in the ranks. Perhaps the stronge [...] Read full article: ‘We can and must do better’: U.S. Forces...→

Hundreds support police during Long Island ‘Back the Blue’ rally

Hundreds support police during Long Island ‘Back the Blue’ rally

The throng of up to 500 people, most of whom did not wear face masks, lined Route 347 in Port Jefferson, near the site of a Black Lives Matter protest held abo [...] Read full article: Hundreds support police during Long Isla...→

Wu-Tang Clan's RZA Demands Hollywood 'Fight Against Systemic Racism'

Wu-Tang Clan's RZA Demands Hollywood 'Fight Against Systemic Racism'

RZA, founding member of the hip-hop group Wu-Tang Clan, has called on Hollywood to fight against "systemic racism" by urging attendees at a Hulu advertising ev [...] Read full article: Wu-Tang Clan's RZA Demands Hollywood 'Fi...→

'My New Mask': Mundelein Park District Manager Writes Pandemic Book For Kids

The book is called “My New Mask” and features a family learning where and when to wear masks and how life is different during the pandemic. Read full article: 'My New Mask': Mundelein Park District M...→

U.S. Women's Soccer Star Megan Rapinoe Praises Colin Kaepernick, Promises to Fight Racism

U.S. Women's Soccer Star Megan Rapinoe Praises Colin Kaepernick, Promises to Fight Racism

U.S. soccer star Megan Rapinoe is once again praising former NFL player Colin Kaepernick for creating the national anthem protest movement. Read full article: U.S. Women's Soccer Star Megan Rapinoe P...→

Commentary: Noose in Bubba Wallace’s garage strengthens resolve to fight racism

Commentary: Noose in Bubba Wallace’s garage strengthens resolve to fight racism

White people can either fully commit to the soul searching and hard work that will be necessary to eradicate systemic racism, or they can consign themselves to [...] Read full article: Commentary: Noose in Bubba Wallace’s gar...→

17-year-old driver critically injured in crash on Long Island highway: police

17-year-old driver critically injured in crash on Long Island highway: police

A teenage boy was critically injured when his SUV drove off the road and crashed into a utility pole and lamppost before overturning early Monday, police said. Read full article: 17-year-old driver critically injured in...→

Megan Rapinoe vows racism fight, praises Colin Kaepernick in speech

Megan Rapinoe vows racism fight, praises Colin Kaepernick in speech

U.S. women’s soccer star Megan Rapinoe vowed to continue to fight racism and praised Colin Kaepernick for protesting during the national anthem during the 2016 [...] Read full article: Megan Rapinoe vows racism fight, praises...→

In the book Trump can’t ban: Bolton writes Trump ‘driven by reelection calculations’

In the book Trump can’t ban: Bolton writes Trump ‘driven by reelection calculations’

Bolton’s book observes, "There is no rule of omertà in politics, except perhaps in Chicago." I know this because, despite the Trump’s administration’s bid to b [...] Read full article: In the book Trump can’t ban: Bolton writ...→

Protesters Want Robert Moses Statue On Long Island To Be Torn Down

Protesters Want Robert Moses Statue On Long Island To Be Torn Down

"We want people to know the true history of Robert Moses, which cannot be done justly by commemorating him and his actions." Read full article: Protesters Want Robert Moses Statue On L...→

School bus exec allegedly on NYC and Long Island payrolls at same time

School bus exec allegedly on NYC and Long Island payrolls at same time

A school-bus executive for the city Department of Education is under investigation for allegedly collecting a salary for a new job while still on the NYC payro [...] Read full article: School bus exec allegedly on NYC and Lon...→

Public Enemy anthem 'Fight the Power' struck chord long before Black Lives Matter protests

Public Enemy anthem 'Fight the Power' struck chord long before Black Lives Matter protests

Even if many protesters weren't yet born when "Fight the Power" entered the national consciousness with the movie, "Do the Right Thing," in 1989, the song's ec [...] Read full article: Public Enemy anthem 'Fight the Power' st...→

Here’s What Companies Are Promising to Do to Fight Racism

Here’s What Companies Are Promising to Do to Fight Racism

Corporate America has pledged millions to social justice efforts since the killing of George Floyd. But some businesses have gone further, committing to concre [...] Read full article: Here’s What Companies Are Promising to D...→

Opinion: Brownsville is Waging its Own Fight Against COVID-19 and Racism

Opinion: Brownsville is Waging its Own Fight Against COVID-19 and Racism

'As a community, we are not taking a knee waiting on the government to provide solutions. We are exercising our power and local resources to develop the hands- [...] Read full article: Opinion: Brownsville is Waging its Own F...→

Mets Sign Son of Queens, Long Island Congressman to Minor League Contract

Mets Sign Son of Queens, Long Island Congressman to Minor League Contract

Joe Suozzi, whose father is a congressman representing parts of Queens and Long Island, has agreed to a minor league contract with the New York Mets Read full article: Mets Sign Son of Queens, Long Island Con...→

Rock the Vote: Katy Perry Pushes Young Voters to Fight ‘Systemic Racism’

Rock the Vote: Katy Perry Pushes Young Voters to Fight ‘Systemic Racism’

Hollywood pop stars including Katy Perry, Ne-Yo, and the Black-Eyed Peas teamed up with the left-wing Rock the Vote on Thursday for an online voter registratio [...] Read full article: Rock the Vote: Katy Perry Pushes Young V...→

Long Island Food Banks Trying To Keep Up With Rising Food Insecurity

The coronavirus pandemic caused a massive strain on our region's food banks, which are trying to keep up with demand. CBS2's Carolyn Gusoff reports some predic [...] Read full article: Long Island Food Banks Trying To Keep Up...→

Justice Department asks federal judge to halt publication of John Bolton’s book, escalating legal fight as explosive details emerge

Justice Department asks federal judge to halt publication of John Bolton’s book, escalating legal fight as explosive details emerge

The Justice Department asked a federal judge to immediately order John Bolton to halt publication of his memoir, which has already been printed and distributed [...] Read full article: Justice Department asks federal judge to...→

Justice Dept. Escalates Legal Fight With Bolton Over Book

Justice Dept. Escalates Legal Fight With Bolton Over Book

The Trump administration asked a judge to order the former national security adviser to stop publication of his memoir even as explosive details emerged. Read full article: Justice Dept. Escalates Legal Fight With...→

Independent Films Hit the Big Screen ‘Drive-In Style' on Long Beach Island

While movie theaters are still off-limits due to the coronavirus pandemic, dozens of independent films are still getting a chance to hit the big screen outdoor [...] Read full article: Independent Films Hit the Big Screen ‘Dr...→

Black Lives Matter network creates $12 million grant fund to fight racism

Black Lives Matter network creates $12 million grant fund to fight racism

Foundation has received more than a million donations since protests erupted over the death of George Floyd. Read full article: Black Lives Matter network creates $12 m...→

English soccer’s push to fight racism is reminder of how long it has plagued the game

English soccer’s push to fight racism is reminder of how long it has plagued the game

When the English Premier League resumes Wednesday, players will wear “Black Lives Matter” on their jerseys instead of their names. Read full article: English soccer’s push to fight racism is...→

Long Island special needs school surprises students with special graduation celebration

Long Island special needs school surprises students with special graduation celebration

These students didn't get a traditional graduation due to COVID-19, but the staff planned something special for them. Read full article: Long Island special needs school surpris...→

New Long Island Rail Road app feature will help riders social distance - amNewYork

The Long Island Rail Road released a new feature in the TrainTime app that tells commuters where to stand on the platform if they want to avoid crowding Read full article: New Long Island Rail Road app feature wi...→

'I am mama' movement is a call for mothers in the fight against systemic racism

'I am mama' movement is a call for mothers in the fight against systemic racism

Kierra Henderson is the mom of four boys ages 7, 5, 3 and 2 months. The Richmond, Virginia, writer behind the Beloved Mama Facebook page penned a post about th [...] Read full article: 'I am mama' movement is a call for mothe...→

TX Grandmother Writes Book, Proceeds Go to Grandson’s Diabetes Alert Dog

TX Grandmother Writes Book, Proceeds Go to Grandson’s Diabetes Alert Dog

Royce Roberts, 83, wanted to help her grandson Pierson Hall, who has Type I diabetes, so she wrote a book to raise money to get him get a diabetic alert dog. Read full article: TX Grandmother Writes Book, Proceeds Go ...→

Brothers Arrested in Long Island Protest Say Video Shows Cops Initiated Contact

Brothers Arrested in Long Island Protest Say Video Shows Cops Initiated Contact

Two brothers who were arrested in what started as a peaceful protest on Long Island last week say a cellphone video shows that police officers initiated a cont [...] Read full article: Brothers Arrested in Long Island Protest...→

Expert: New Generation Making Progress Addressing Long Island's Struggles With Racism

Expert: New Generation Making Progress Addressing Long Island's Struggles With Racism

Voices were raised across Long Island on Monday. A strikingly peaceful array: multi-racial, multi-ethnic. Read full article: Expert: New Generation Making Progress A...→

Backyard Swimming Pool Installation Demands Skyrocket On Long Island Due To COVID-19: 'We Get 30-40 Calls A Day'

Backyard Swimming Pool Installation Demands Skyrocket On Long Island Due To COVID-19: 'We Get 30-40 Calls A Day'

Pool construction and material demands are at an all-time high because of COVID-19 and that is creating challenges for pool companies and Long Island residents [...] Read full article: Backyard Swimming Pool Installation Dema...→

Queens motorcyclist dies after rear-ending Porsche on Long Island Expressway

Queens motorcyclist dies after rear-ending Porsche on Long Island Expressway

Richard Diaz, 31, was riding along the lower level of the highway on his 2014 Yamaha motorcycle when he suddenly lost control near 58th Street. Read full article: Queens motorcyclist dies after rear-endi...→

Pregnant Long Island nurses continue working maternity ward through COVID-19

Pregnant Long Island nurses continue working maternity ward through COVID-19

A group of five pregnant nurses at Long Island's Stony Brook University Hospital's maternity ward continued helping other pregnant women as the COVID-19 pandem [...] Read full article: Pregnant Long Island nurses continue wor...→

Long Island cop appears to deliberately block protester before arrest: video

Long Island cop appears to deliberately block protester before arrest: video

A Long Island cop was caught on video appearing to deliberately block a protester — prompting other officers to throw the man to the pavement and arrest him. T [...] Read full article: Long Island cop appears to deliberately ...→

‘The Long Shadow’: Documentary connects history of slavery to racism of modern policing

‘The Long Shadow’: Documentary connects history of slavery to racism of modern policing

The racism that carried slavery and Jim Crow laws continues to impact virtually every aspect of American culture. This is the underlying thesis of Frances Caus [...] Read full article: ‘The Long Shadow’: Documentary connects ...→

Long Island dad drowns while swimming with son in pool: police

Long Island dad drowns while swimming with son in pool: police

A man is dead after he and his son were both found unresponsive in a swimming pool of a Glen Cove home on Long Island on Sunday afternoon, according to police [...] Read full article: Long Island dad drowns while swimming wi...→

Police: Rhode Island Middle School Teacher Vandalized Statue of Christopher Columbus

Police: Rhode Island Middle School Teacher Vandalized Statue of Christopher Columbus

A Rhode Island middle school social studies teacher was arrested on Saturday morning in connection to the vandalism of a statue of Christopher Columbus in Prov [...] Read full article: Police: Rhode Island Middle School Teach...→

8 people shot in gang-related shooting at Long Island house party: Police

8 people shot in gang-related shooting at Long Island house party: Police

Eight people were shot, one fatally, in a gang-related shooting at a house party in Wyandanch early Saturday morning, according to the Suffolk County Police De [...] Read full article: 8 people shot in gang-related shooting a...→