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NYC Deploys Anti-violence Groups to Enforce Social Distancing

NYC Deploys Anti-violence Groups to Enforce Social Distancing

New York City police officers won't be responsible for making sure people are adhering to social distancing rules, NBC News reports. On Friday, New York City M [...] Read full article: NYC Deploys Anti-violence Groups to Enfo...→

NYC Deploys Anti-violence Groups to Enforce Social Distancing

NYC Deploys Anti-violence Groups to Enforce Social Distancing

New York City police officers won't be responsible for making sure people are adhering to social distancing rules, NBC News reports. On Friday, New York City M [...] Read full article: NYC Deploys Anti-violence Groups to Enfo...→

Five people shot during Brooklyn vigil as NYC gun violence surges

Five people shot during Brooklyn vigil as NYC gun violence surges

Police said the victims were attending a vigil, but had no further details on the gathering or what led up to the shooting. A total of 11 shootings, with 17 to [...] Read full article: Five people shot during Brooklyn vigil a...→

Shootings surge in NYC amid disbanding of NYPD’s plainclothes anti-crime unit

Shootings surge in NYC amid disbanding of NYPD’s plainclothes anti-crime unit

Shootings are surging this week in New York City, with 27 incidents and 36 victims reported since Monday — the day the NYPD disbanded its plainclothes anti-cri [...] Read full article: Shootings surge in NYC amid disbanding o...→

Amazon to use AI tech in its warehouses to enforce social distancing

Amazon to use AI tech in its warehouses to enforce social distancing

Amazon.com Inc on Tuesday launched an artificial intelligence-based tracking system to enforce social distancing at its offices and warehouses to help reduce a [...] Read full article: Amazon to use AI tech in its warehouses ...→

MTA installs adorable social-distancing decals inside NYC subways

MTA installs adorable social-distancing decals inside NYC subways

The MTA has installed “hundreds of thousands” of social distancing decals on subway platforms across the city to guide straphangers on how to stay 6 feet away [...] Read full article: MTA installs adorable social-distancing ...→

NYC expands Cure Violence movement to bring peace, empowerment to communities

NYC expands Cure Violence movement to bring peace, empowerment to communities

New York City has expanded its Cure Violence movement to help fight the violence in the city’s neighborhoods. Read full article: NYC expands Cure Violence movement to br...→

Advocacy groups threaten to sue NYC if curfew isn’t lifted immediately

Advocacy groups threaten to sue NYC if curfew isn’t lifted immediately

Advocacy groups plan to sue the city for First Amendment violations if Mayor Bill de Blasio does not immediately lift his controversial 8 p.m. curfew. The mayo [...] Read full article: Advocacy groups threaten to sue NYC if c...→

Sen. Schumer Proud of NYC, Protesters; Condemns Violence

Sen. Schumer Proud of NYC, Protesters; Condemns Violence

Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer said Thursday he's proud of the peaceful protesters in his hometown of New York City and is glad that so many young people [...] Read full article: Sen. Schumer Proud of NYC, Protesters; C...→

Live Updates: Seattle Protesters Deploy Umbrellas; NYC Curfew, Traffic Changes Curb Late-Night Violence

Live Updates: Seattle Protesters Deploy Umbrellas; NYC Curfew, Traffic Changes Curb Late-Night Violence

Protests against George Floyd’s death remained peaceful and widespread Wednesday night as thousands of people took to the streets across the U.S. Read full article: Live Updates: Seattle Protesters Deploy ...→

Patrice Bergeron commits $50,000 to social justice groups in wake of George Floyd’s death, protests

Patrice Bergeron commits $50,000 to social justice groups in wake of George Floyd’s death, protests

Bruins star Patrice Bergeron is anything but an open book. He is often reticent to delve into the personal side of his life.... But the events of the last week [...] Read full article: Patrice Bergeron commits $50,000 to soci...→

Fires break out as thousands join anti-police violence protest in Paris

Fires break out as thousands join anti-police violence protest in Paris

George Floyd’s death has reignited anger over the death of Adama Traoré, a black man who died in police custody in France four years ago. Read full article: Fires break out as thousands join anti-p...→

Donald Trump Celebrates Order in D.C. and Minneapolis, Blames Cuomo for Violence in NYC

Donald Trump Celebrates Order in D.C. and Minneapolis, Blames Cuomo for Violence in NYC

President Donald Trump on Tuesday celebrated the news that the cities of both Washington, DC, and Minneapolis were mostly peaceful. Read full article: Donald Trump Celebrates Order in D.C. an...→

BREAKING: Cuomo, de Blasio order curfew in NYC to stop protest violence - amNewYork

During an interview with Albany-based radio program WAMC Monday afternoon, Governor Andrew Cuomo said there will be a curfew in New York City in response Read full article: BREAKING: Cuomo, de Blasio order curfew ...→

Brooklyn flower shop donates money to social justice groups in fight for racial equality

Brooklyn flower shop donates money to social justice groups in fight for racial equality

A Brooklyn flower shop is donating money to social justice groups to help support the fight for racial equality. Read full article: Brooklyn flower shop donates money to so...→

NYC Playgrounds Will Reopen Monday With

NYC Playgrounds Will Reopen Monday With "Social Distancing Ambassadors"

"We want to give [parents] this relief, we're gonna start with playgrounds for younger kids, and sometime soon we can go father in terms of our parks and all t [...] Read full article: NYC Playgrounds Will Reopen Monday With ...→

NYC fires back at Cuomo’s threat to shut down Manhattan over social distancing

NYC fires back at Cuomo’s threat to shut down Manhattan over social distancing

Mayor Bill de Blasio on Sunday fired back at Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s threat to shut down Manhattan again if the city didn’t enforce social-distancing better — sayi [...] Read full article: NYC fires back at Cuomo’s threat to shut...→

Gun violence grips Philadelphia despite virus lockdowns, social unrest

Gun violence grips Philadelphia despite virus lockdowns, social unrest

Nearly 90 percent of homicides in Philadelphia were caused by gun violence, a number that is astoundingly high despite shutdowns due to coronavirus and ongoing [...] Read full article: Gun violence grips Philadelphia despite ...→

Target pledges $10 million for social justice groups, commits to helping with rebuilding efforts

Target pledges $10 million for social justice groups, commits to helping with rebuilding efforts

Target announced Friday that it will invest $10 million to support groups working toward social justice and provide ongoing resources to rebuilding and recover [...] Read full article: Target pledges $10 million for social ju...→

Social Media Support Groups Help People Isolated With Coronavirus

Social Media Support Groups Help People Isolated With Coronavirus

A pair of women battling coronavirus infection are among those who turned to social media groups for support while they recover. Read full article: Social Media Support Groups Help People ...→

Amid NYC Violence, Manhattan DA Asks Gov. Cuomo To Use Emergency Powers To Enable Judges To Hold Looters On Bail

Amid NYC Violence, Manhattan DA Asks Gov. Cuomo To Use Emergency Powers To Enable Judges To Hold Looters On Bail

Manhattan District Attorney Cy Vance says the looters who vandalized stores and caused untold millions of dollars of damage and loss should face harsher penalt [...] Read full article: Amid NYC Violence, Manhattan DA Asks Gov...→

California officers seen taking a knee with anti-police violence protesters

California officers seen taking a knee with anti-police violence protesters

In a display of solidarity with protesters, officers in Escondido, California officers were seen taking a knee with protesters during a demonstration against p [...] Read full article: California officers seen taking a knee w...→

Rabbi Burg to Newsmax TV: Anti-Semites Hide Out in Liberal Groups

Rabbi Burg to Newsmax TV: Anti-Semites Hide Out in Liberal Groups

As a way of shielding their true anti-Jewish sentiments, anti-Semites hide out in liberal groups, Rabbi Steven Burg, Director General (Mankal) of Aish HaTorah [...] Read full article: Rabbi Burg to Newsmax TV: Anti-Semites H...→

Looting, violence continues past 11 p.m. NYC curfew, curfew to start 8 p.m. Tuesday

It was another night of protests across New York City in response to the killing of George Floyd in Minneapolis. Read full article: Looting, violence continues past 11 p.m....→

NYC teachers segregated by race for ‘affinity groups’ amid protests

NYC teachers segregated by race for ‘affinity groups’ amid protests

More than 700 employees have signed up for a June 23 “Anti-racist Community Meeting” sponsored by the Department of Education’s Early Childhood Division. Read full article: NYC teachers segregated by race for ‘aff...→

Opinion | Where were anti-gun violence advocates when cops shot, killed 1,000 people a year?

Opinion | Where were anti-gun violence advocates when cops shot, killed 1,000 people a year?

When Black-led organizations connected the dots between civilian and police gun violence, many of our progressive allies historically stayed quiet. Read full article: Opinion | Where were anti-gun violence a...→

‘Do your job’: Gov. Cuomo urges de Blasio amid lack of NYC social distancing

‘Do your job’: Gov. Cuomo urges de Blasio amid lack of NYC social distancing

Gov. Andrew Cuomo on Monday doubled down on his calls for local elected officials including New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio to keep the coronavirus on the r [...] Read full article: ‘Do your job’: Gov. Cuomo urges de Blasi...→

Anti-Police-Violence Protest Set for Downtown La Mesa

Anti-Police-Violence Protest Set for Downtown La Mesa

A protest against police use of excessive force against people of color is set to take place Sunday in La Mesa, where the same sort of demonstration took place [...] Read full article: Anti-Police-Violence Protest Set for Dow...→

NYC report on anti-black racism suggests strengthening resources, reforms

NYC report on anti-black racism suggests strengthening resources, reforms

A city-commissioned report on anti-Black racism in the Big Apple said it identified places where New York City's Commission on Human Rights could strengthen it [...] Read full article: NYC report on anti-black racism suggests...→

De Blasio: NYC to cut NYPD funding, shift it to social services

De Blasio: NYC to cut NYPD funding, shift it to social services

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio announced Sunday he would accede to protesters’ demands by moving to shift funds away from the NYPD toward social services. Read full article: De Blasio: NYC to cut NYPD funding, shif...→

NYC protest organizer threatens to take violence to Diamond District: 'Gasoline ... is awfully cheap'

NYC protest organizer threatens to take violence to Diamond District: 'Gasoline ... is awfully cheap'

A man identifying himself as Ace Burns told Fox News on Saturday that if New York officials didn't provide a satisfactory response to protests, he and others w [...] Read full article: NYC protest organizer threatens to take ...→

Google Announces $37 Million Donation to Anti-Racism Groups

Google Announces $37 Million Donation to Anti-Racism Groups

Google CEO Sundar Pichai announced this week that the company will donate $37 million to various anti-racism organizations in the aftermath of the death of Geo [...] Read full article: Google Announces $37 Million Donation to...→

Union head blames anti-police rhetoric after NYC cop stabbed in neck

Union head blames anti-police rhetoric after NYC cop stabbed in neck

Officer on anti-looting patrol ambushed, stabbed in neck in Brooklyn; 2 other cops shot in hand, suspect also shot in struggle that ensued. Read full article: Union head blames anti-police rhetoric a...→

Witness sees hammer fight between two groups of NYC looters

Witness sees hammer fight between two groups of NYC looters

A Soho resident, who is also a woman of color, is speaking out about looters in her neighborhood after she witnessed two groups fighting each other with hammer [...] Read full article: Witness sees hammer fight between two gr...→

NYC politician claims 'racism' – not protesters gathering in large groups – would be to blame for any spike in coronavirus cases

NYC politician claims 'racism' – not protesters gathering in large groups – would be to blame for any spike in coronavirus cases

A New York City politician is claiming that “racism” -- not crowds gathering in large, tightly-packed groups to protest the death of George Floyd – would be to [...] Read full article: NYC politician claims 'racism' – not pro...→

Trump calls for National Guard in NYC following looting, violence

Trump calls for National Guard in NYC following looting, violence

President Donald Trump called for the National Guard to be deployed to New York City on Tuesday following another night of looting and violence. Read full article: Trump calls for National Guard in NYC fo...→

Looting, violence persist in NYC despite Monday night curfew

Looting, violence persist in NYC despite Monday night curfew

Despite Monday night's curfew, New York City's fifth night of unrest brought the most widespread vandalism and looting, once again coming after a day of predom [...] Read full article: Looting, violence persist in NYC despite...→

Five people shot during Brooklyn vigil as NYC gun violence surges

Five people shot during Brooklyn vigil as NYC gun violence surges

Police said the victims were attending a vigil, but had no further details on the gathering or what led up to the shooting. A total of 11 shootings, with 17 to [...] Read full article: Five people shot during Brooklyn vigil a...→

NYC teachers segregated by race for ‘affinity groups’ amid protests

NYC teachers segregated by race for ‘affinity groups’ amid protests

More than 700 employees have signed up for a June 23 “Anti-racist Community Meeting” sponsored by the Department of Education’s Early Childhood Division. Read full article: NYC teachers segregated by race for ‘aff...→

NYC Playgrounds Will Reopen Monday With

NYC Playgrounds Will Reopen Monday With "Social Distancing Ambassadors"

"We want to give [parents] this relief, we're gonna start with playgrounds for younger kids, and sometime soon we can go father in terms of our parks and all t [...] Read full article: NYC Playgrounds Will Reopen Monday With ...→

Amazon to use AI tech in its warehouses to enforce social distancing

Amazon to use AI tech in its warehouses to enforce social distancing

Amazon.com Inc on Tuesday launched an artificial intelligence-based tracking system to enforce social distancing at its offices and warehouses to help reduce a [...] Read full article: Amazon to use AI tech in its warehouses ...→

‘Do your job’: Gov. Cuomo urges de Blasio amid lack of NYC social distancing

‘Do your job’: Gov. Cuomo urges de Blasio amid lack of NYC social distancing

Gov. Andrew Cuomo on Monday doubled down on his calls for local elected officials including New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio to keep the coronavirus on the r [...] Read full article: ‘Do your job’: Gov. Cuomo urges de Blasi...→

NYC fires back at Cuomo’s threat to shut down Manhattan over social distancing

NYC fires back at Cuomo’s threat to shut down Manhattan over social distancing

Mayor Bill de Blasio on Sunday fired back at Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s threat to shut down Manhattan again if the city didn’t enforce social-distancing better — sayi [...] Read full article: NYC fires back at Cuomo’s threat to shut...→

MTA installs adorable social-distancing decals inside NYC subways

MTA installs adorable social-distancing decals inside NYC subways

The MTA has installed “hundreds of thousands” of social distancing decals on subway platforms across the city to guide straphangers on how to stay 6 feet away [...] Read full article: MTA installs adorable social-distancing ...→

NYC report on anti-black racism suggests strengthening resources, reforms

NYC report on anti-black racism suggests strengthening resources, reforms

A city-commissioned report on anti-Black racism in the Big Apple said it identified places where New York City's Commission on Human Rights could strengthen it [...] Read full article: NYC report on anti-black racism suggests...→

NYC protest organizer threatens to take violence to Diamond District: 'Gasoline ... is awfully cheap'

NYC protest organizer threatens to take violence to Diamond District: 'Gasoline ... is awfully cheap'

A man identifying himself as Ace Burns told Fox News on Saturday that if New York officials didn't provide a satisfactory response to protests, he and others w [...] Read full article: NYC protest organizer threatens to take ...→

Live Updates: Seattle Protesters Deploy Umbrellas; NYC Curfew, Traffic Changes Curb Late-Night Violence

Live Updates: Seattle Protesters Deploy Umbrellas; NYC Curfew, Traffic Changes Curb Late-Night Violence

Protests against George Floyd’s death remained peaceful and widespread Wednesday night as thousands of people took to the streets across the U.S. Read full article: Live Updates: Seattle Protesters Deploy ...→

Witness sees hammer fight between two groups of NYC looters

Witness sees hammer fight between two groups of NYC looters

A Soho resident, who is also a woman of color, is speaking out about looters in her neighborhood after she witnessed two groups fighting each other with hammer [...] Read full article: Witness sees hammer fight between two gr...→

California officers seen taking a knee with anti-police violence protesters

California officers seen taking a knee with anti-police violence protesters

In a display of solidarity with protesters, officers in Escondido, California officers were seen taking a knee with protesters during a demonstration against p [...] Read full article: California officers seen taking a knee w...→

Fires break out as thousands join anti-police violence protest in Paris

Fires break out as thousands join anti-police violence protest in Paris

George Floyd’s death has reignited anger over the death of Adama Traoré, a black man who died in police custody in France four years ago. Read full article: Fires break out as thousands join anti-p...→

Trump calls for National Guard in NYC following looting, violence

Trump calls for National Guard in NYC following looting, violence

President Donald Trump called for the National Guard to be deployed to New York City on Tuesday following another night of looting and violence. Read full article: Trump calls for National Guard in NYC fo...→

Looting, violence continues past 11 p.m. NYC curfew, curfew to start 8 p.m. Tuesday

It was another night of protests across New York City in response to the killing of George Floyd in Minneapolis. Read full article: Looting, violence continues past 11 p.m....→

BREAKING: Cuomo, de Blasio order curfew in NYC to stop protest violence - amNewYork

During an interview with Albany-based radio program WAMC Monday afternoon, Governor Andrew Cuomo said there will be a curfew in New York City in response Read full article: BREAKING: Cuomo, de Blasio order curfew ...→

Brooklyn flower shop donates money to social justice groups in fight for racial equality

Brooklyn flower shop donates money to social justice groups in fight for racial equality

A Brooklyn flower shop is donating money to social justice groups to help support the fight for racial equality. Read full article: Brooklyn flower shop donates money to so...→

Shootings surge in NYC amid disbanding of NYPD’s plainclothes anti-crime unit

Shootings surge in NYC amid disbanding of NYPD’s plainclothes anti-crime unit

Shootings are surging this week in New York City, with 27 incidents and 36 victims reported since Monday — the day the NYPD disbanded its plainclothes anti-cri [...] Read full article: Shootings surge in NYC amid disbanding o...→

Opinion | Where were anti-gun violence advocates when cops shot, killed 1,000 people a year?

Opinion | Where were anti-gun violence advocates when cops shot, killed 1,000 people a year?

When Black-led organizations connected the dots between civilian and police gun violence, many of our progressive allies historically stayed quiet. Read full article: Opinion | Where were anti-gun violence a...→

Anti-Police-Violence Protest Set for Downtown La Mesa

Anti-Police-Violence Protest Set for Downtown La Mesa

A protest against police use of excessive force against people of color is set to take place Sunday in La Mesa, where the same sort of demonstration took place [...] Read full article: Anti-Police-Violence Protest Set for Dow...→

Gun violence grips Philadelphia despite virus lockdowns, social unrest

Gun violence grips Philadelphia despite virus lockdowns, social unrest

Nearly 90 percent of homicides in Philadelphia were caused by gun violence, a number that is astoundingly high despite shutdowns due to coronavirus and ongoing [...] Read full article: Gun violence grips Philadelphia despite ...→

NYC expands Cure Violence movement to bring peace, empowerment to communities

NYC expands Cure Violence movement to bring peace, empowerment to communities

New York City has expanded its Cure Violence movement to help fight the violence in the city’s neighborhoods. Read full article: NYC expands Cure Violence movement to br...→

De Blasio: NYC to cut NYPD funding, shift it to social services

De Blasio: NYC to cut NYPD funding, shift it to social services

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio announced Sunday he would accede to protesters’ demands by moving to shift funds away from the NYPD toward social services. Read full article: De Blasio: NYC to cut NYPD funding, shif...→

Target pledges $10 million for social justice groups, commits to helping with rebuilding efforts

Target pledges $10 million for social justice groups, commits to helping with rebuilding efforts

Target announced Friday that it will invest $10 million to support groups working toward social justice and provide ongoing resources to rebuilding and recover [...] Read full article: Target pledges $10 million for social ju...→

Advocacy groups threaten to sue NYC if curfew isn’t lifted immediately

Advocacy groups threaten to sue NYC if curfew isn’t lifted immediately

Advocacy groups plan to sue the city for First Amendment violations if Mayor Bill de Blasio does not immediately lift his controversial 8 p.m. curfew. The mayo [...] Read full article: Advocacy groups threaten to sue NYC if c...→

Google Announces $37 Million Donation to Anti-Racism Groups

Google Announces $37 Million Donation to Anti-Racism Groups

Google CEO Sundar Pichai announced this week that the company will donate $37 million to various anti-racism organizations in the aftermath of the death of Geo [...] Read full article: Google Announces $37 Million Donation to...→

Social Media Support Groups Help People Isolated With Coronavirus

Social Media Support Groups Help People Isolated With Coronavirus

A pair of women battling coronavirus infection are among those who turned to social media groups for support while they recover. Read full article: Social Media Support Groups Help People ...→

Sen. Schumer Proud of NYC, Protesters; Condemns Violence

Sen. Schumer Proud of NYC, Protesters; Condemns Violence

Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer said Thursday he's proud of the peaceful protesters in his hometown of New York City and is glad that so many young people [...] Read full article: Sen. Schumer Proud of NYC, Protesters; C...→

Union head blames anti-police rhetoric after NYC cop stabbed in neck

Union head blames anti-police rhetoric after NYC cop stabbed in neck

Officer on anti-looting patrol ambushed, stabbed in neck in Brooklyn; 2 other cops shot in hand, suspect also shot in struggle that ensued. Read full article: Union head blames anti-police rhetoric a...→

Amid NYC Violence, Manhattan DA Asks Gov. Cuomo To Use Emergency Powers To Enable Judges To Hold Looters On Bail

Amid NYC Violence, Manhattan DA Asks Gov. Cuomo To Use Emergency Powers To Enable Judges To Hold Looters On Bail

Manhattan District Attorney Cy Vance says the looters who vandalized stores and caused untold millions of dollars of damage and loss should face harsher penalt [...] Read full article: Amid NYC Violence, Manhattan DA Asks Gov...→

Patrice Bergeron commits $50,000 to social justice groups in wake of George Floyd’s death, protests

Patrice Bergeron commits $50,000 to social justice groups in wake of George Floyd’s death, protests

Bruins star Patrice Bergeron is anything but an open book. He is often reticent to delve into the personal side of his life.... But the events of the last week [...] Read full article: Patrice Bergeron commits $50,000 to soci...→

NYC politician claims 'racism' – not protesters gathering in large groups – would be to blame for any spike in coronavirus cases

NYC politician claims 'racism' – not protesters gathering in large groups – would be to blame for any spike in coronavirus cases

A New York City politician is claiming that “racism” -- not crowds gathering in large, tightly-packed groups to protest the death of George Floyd – would be to [...] Read full article: NYC politician claims 'racism' – not pro...→

Rabbi Burg to Newsmax TV: Anti-Semites Hide Out in Liberal Groups

Rabbi Burg to Newsmax TV: Anti-Semites Hide Out in Liberal Groups

As a way of shielding their true anti-Jewish sentiments, anti-Semites hide out in liberal groups, Rabbi Steven Burg, Director General (Mankal) of Aish HaTorah [...] Read full article: Rabbi Burg to Newsmax TV: Anti-Semites H...→

Donald Trump Celebrates Order in D.C. and Minneapolis, Blames Cuomo for Violence in NYC

Donald Trump Celebrates Order in D.C. and Minneapolis, Blames Cuomo for Violence in NYC

President Donald Trump on Tuesday celebrated the news that the cities of both Washington, DC, and Minneapolis were mostly peaceful. Read full article: Donald Trump Celebrates Order in D.C. an...→

Looting, violence persist in NYC despite Monday night curfew

Looting, violence persist in NYC despite Monday night curfew

Despite Monday night's curfew, New York City's fifth night of unrest brought the most widespread vandalism and looting, once again coming after a day of predom [...] Read full article: Looting, violence persist in NYC despite...→

Five people shot during Brooklyn vigil as NYC gun violence surges

Five people shot during Brooklyn vigil as NYC gun violence surges

Police said the victims were attending a vigil, but had no further details on the gathering or what led up to the shooting. A total of 11 shootings, with 17 to [...] Read full article: Five people shot during Brooklyn vigil a...→

Brooklyn flower shop donates money to social justice groups in fight for racial equality

Brooklyn flower shop donates money to social justice groups in fight for racial equality

A Brooklyn flower shop is donating money to social justice groups to help support the fight for racial equality. Read full article: Brooklyn flower shop donates money to so...→

NYC teachers segregated by race for ‘affinity groups’ amid protests

NYC teachers segregated by race for ‘affinity groups’ amid protests

More than 700 employees have signed up for a June 23 “Anti-racist Community Meeting” sponsored by the Department of Education’s Early Childhood Division. Read full article: NYC teachers segregated by race for ‘aff...→

Shootings surge in NYC amid disbanding of NYPD’s plainclothes anti-crime unit

Shootings surge in NYC amid disbanding of NYPD’s plainclothes anti-crime unit

Shootings are surging this week in New York City, with 27 incidents and 36 victims reported since Monday — the day the NYPD disbanded its plainclothes anti-cri [...] Read full article: Shootings surge in NYC amid disbanding o...→

NYC Playgrounds Will Reopen Monday With

NYC Playgrounds Will Reopen Monday With "Social Distancing Ambassadors"

"We want to give [parents] this relief, we're gonna start with playgrounds for younger kids, and sometime soon we can go father in terms of our parks and all t [...] Read full article: NYC Playgrounds Will Reopen Monday With ...→

Opinion | Where were anti-gun violence advocates when cops shot, killed 1,000 people a year?

Opinion | Where were anti-gun violence advocates when cops shot, killed 1,000 people a year?

When Black-led organizations connected the dots between civilian and police gun violence, many of our progressive allies historically stayed quiet. Read full article: Opinion | Where were anti-gun violence a...→

Amazon to use AI tech in its warehouses to enforce social distancing

Amazon to use AI tech in its warehouses to enforce social distancing

Amazon.com Inc on Tuesday launched an artificial intelligence-based tracking system to enforce social distancing at its offices and warehouses to help reduce a [...] Read full article: Amazon to use AI tech in its warehouses ...→

‘Do your job’: Gov. Cuomo urges de Blasio amid lack of NYC social distancing

‘Do your job’: Gov. Cuomo urges de Blasio amid lack of NYC social distancing

Gov. Andrew Cuomo on Monday doubled down on his calls for local elected officials including New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio to keep the coronavirus on the r [...] Read full article: ‘Do your job’: Gov. Cuomo urges de Blasi...→

NYC fires back at Cuomo’s threat to shut down Manhattan over social distancing

NYC fires back at Cuomo’s threat to shut down Manhattan over social distancing

Mayor Bill de Blasio on Sunday fired back at Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s threat to shut down Manhattan again if the city didn’t enforce social-distancing better — sayi [...] Read full article: NYC fires back at Cuomo’s threat to shut...→

Anti-Police-Violence Protest Set for Downtown La Mesa

Anti-Police-Violence Protest Set for Downtown La Mesa

A protest against police use of excessive force against people of color is set to take place Sunday in La Mesa, where the same sort of demonstration took place [...] Read full article: Anti-Police-Violence Protest Set for Dow...→

MTA installs adorable social-distancing decals inside NYC subways

MTA installs adorable social-distancing decals inside NYC subways

The MTA has installed “hundreds of thousands” of social distancing decals on subway platforms across the city to guide straphangers on how to stay 6 feet away [...] Read full article: MTA installs adorable social-distancing ...→

Gun violence grips Philadelphia despite virus lockdowns, social unrest

Gun violence grips Philadelphia despite virus lockdowns, social unrest

Nearly 90 percent of homicides in Philadelphia were caused by gun violence, a number that is astoundingly high despite shutdowns due to coronavirus and ongoing [...] Read full article: Gun violence grips Philadelphia despite ...→

NYC report on anti-black racism suggests strengthening resources, reforms

NYC report on anti-black racism suggests strengthening resources, reforms

A city-commissioned report on anti-Black racism in the Big Apple said it identified places where New York City's Commission on Human Rights could strengthen it [...] Read full article: NYC report on anti-black racism suggests...→

NYC expands Cure Violence movement to bring peace, empowerment to communities

NYC expands Cure Violence movement to bring peace, empowerment to communities

New York City has expanded its Cure Violence movement to help fight the violence in the city’s neighborhoods. Read full article: NYC expands Cure Violence movement to br...→

De Blasio: NYC to cut NYPD funding, shift it to social services

De Blasio: NYC to cut NYPD funding, shift it to social services

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio announced Sunday he would accede to protesters’ demands by moving to shift funds away from the NYPD toward social services. Read full article: De Blasio: NYC to cut NYPD funding, shif...→

Target pledges $10 million for social justice groups, commits to helping with rebuilding efforts

Target pledges $10 million for social justice groups, commits to helping with rebuilding efforts

Target announced Friday that it will invest $10 million to support groups working toward social justice and provide ongoing resources to rebuilding and recover [...] Read full article: Target pledges $10 million for social ju...→

NYC protest organizer threatens to take violence to Diamond District: 'Gasoline ... is awfully cheap'

NYC protest organizer threatens to take violence to Diamond District: 'Gasoline ... is awfully cheap'

A man identifying himself as Ace Burns told Fox News on Saturday that if New York officials didn't provide a satisfactory response to protests, he and others w [...] Read full article: NYC protest organizer threatens to take ...→

Advocacy groups threaten to sue NYC if curfew isn’t lifted immediately

Advocacy groups threaten to sue NYC if curfew isn’t lifted immediately

Advocacy groups plan to sue the city for First Amendment violations if Mayor Bill de Blasio does not immediately lift his controversial 8 p.m. curfew. The mayo [...] Read full article: Advocacy groups threaten to sue NYC if c...→

Google Announces $37 Million Donation to Anti-Racism Groups

Google Announces $37 Million Donation to Anti-Racism Groups

Google CEO Sundar Pichai announced this week that the company will donate $37 million to various anti-racism organizations in the aftermath of the death of Geo [...] Read full article: Google Announces $37 Million Donation to...→

Social Media Support Groups Help People Isolated With Coronavirus

Social Media Support Groups Help People Isolated With Coronavirus

A pair of women battling coronavirus infection are among those who turned to social media groups for support while they recover. Read full article: Social Media Support Groups Help People ...→

Sen. Schumer Proud of NYC, Protesters; Condemns Violence

Sen. Schumer Proud of NYC, Protesters; Condemns Violence

Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer said Thursday he's proud of the peaceful protesters in his hometown of New York City and is glad that so many young people [...] Read full article: Sen. Schumer Proud of NYC, Protesters; C...→

Union head blames anti-police rhetoric after NYC cop stabbed in neck

Union head blames anti-police rhetoric after NYC cop stabbed in neck

Officer on anti-looting patrol ambushed, stabbed in neck in Brooklyn; 2 other cops shot in hand, suspect also shot in struggle that ensued. Read full article: Union head blames anti-police rhetoric a...→

Live Updates: Seattle Protesters Deploy Umbrellas; NYC Curfew, Traffic Changes Curb Late-Night Violence

Live Updates: Seattle Protesters Deploy Umbrellas; NYC Curfew, Traffic Changes Curb Late-Night Violence

Protests against George Floyd’s death remained peaceful and widespread Wednesday night as thousands of people took to the streets across the U.S. Read full article: Live Updates: Seattle Protesters Deploy ...→

Amid NYC Violence, Manhattan DA Asks Gov. Cuomo To Use Emergency Powers To Enable Judges To Hold Looters On Bail

Amid NYC Violence, Manhattan DA Asks Gov. Cuomo To Use Emergency Powers To Enable Judges To Hold Looters On Bail

Manhattan District Attorney Cy Vance says the looters who vandalized stores and caused untold millions of dollars of damage and loss should face harsher penalt [...] Read full article: Amid NYC Violence, Manhattan DA Asks Gov...→

Witness sees hammer fight between two groups of NYC looters

Witness sees hammer fight between two groups of NYC looters

A Soho resident, who is also a woman of color, is speaking out about looters in her neighborhood after she witnessed two groups fighting each other with hammer [...] Read full article: Witness sees hammer fight between two gr...→

Patrice Bergeron commits $50,000 to social justice groups in wake of George Floyd’s death, protests

Patrice Bergeron commits $50,000 to social justice groups in wake of George Floyd’s death, protests

Bruins star Patrice Bergeron is anything but an open book. He is often reticent to delve into the personal side of his life.... But the events of the last week [...] Read full article: Patrice Bergeron commits $50,000 to soci...→

California officers seen taking a knee with anti-police violence protesters

California officers seen taking a knee with anti-police violence protesters

In a display of solidarity with protesters, officers in Escondido, California officers were seen taking a knee with protesters during a demonstration against p [...] Read full article: California officers seen taking a knee w...→

NYC politician claims 'racism' – not protesters gathering in large groups – would be to blame for any spike in coronavirus cases

NYC politician claims 'racism' – not protesters gathering in large groups – would be to blame for any spike in coronavirus cases

A New York City politician is claiming that “racism” -- not crowds gathering in large, tightly-packed groups to protest the death of George Floyd – would be to [...] Read full article: NYC politician claims 'racism' – not pro...→

Fires break out as thousands join anti-police violence protest in Paris

Fires break out as thousands join anti-police violence protest in Paris

George Floyd’s death has reignited anger over the death of Adama Traoré, a black man who died in police custody in France four years ago. Read full article: Fires break out as thousands join anti-p...→

Rabbi Burg to Newsmax TV: Anti-Semites Hide Out in Liberal Groups

Rabbi Burg to Newsmax TV: Anti-Semites Hide Out in Liberal Groups

As a way of shielding their true anti-Jewish sentiments, anti-Semites hide out in liberal groups, Rabbi Steven Burg, Director General (Mankal) of Aish HaTorah [...] Read full article: Rabbi Burg to Newsmax TV: Anti-Semites H...→

Trump calls for National Guard in NYC following looting, violence

Trump calls for National Guard in NYC following looting, violence

President Donald Trump called for the National Guard to be deployed to New York City on Tuesday following another night of looting and violence. Read full article: Trump calls for National Guard in NYC fo...→

Donald Trump Celebrates Order in D.C. and Minneapolis, Blames Cuomo for Violence in NYC

Donald Trump Celebrates Order in D.C. and Minneapolis, Blames Cuomo for Violence in NYC

President Donald Trump on Tuesday celebrated the news that the cities of both Washington, DC, and Minneapolis were mostly peaceful. Read full article: Donald Trump Celebrates Order in D.C. an...→

Looting, violence continues past 11 p.m. NYC curfew, curfew to start 8 p.m. Tuesday

It was another night of protests across New York City in response to the killing of George Floyd in Minneapolis. Read full article: Looting, violence continues past 11 p.m....→

Looting, violence persist in NYC despite Monday night curfew

Looting, violence persist in NYC despite Monday night curfew

Despite Monday night's curfew, New York City's fifth night of unrest brought the most widespread vandalism and looting, once again coming after a day of predom [...] Read full article: Looting, violence persist in NYC despite...→

BREAKING: Cuomo, de Blasio order curfew in NYC to stop protest violence - amNewYork

During an interview with Albany-based radio program WAMC Monday afternoon, Governor Andrew Cuomo said there will be a curfew in New York City in response Read full article: BREAKING: Cuomo, de Blasio order curfew ...→