On this day, 16 years ago a major tragedy struck our nation and took the lives of thousands in an instant. In the early morning hours of 9/11/2001, two planes struck the twin towers in New York City and changed how we look at the world for years to come. We remember not only those […]
New York City's mayor ignores prison reform activists and plans renovation of controversial prison complex.
Glenn Martin, a former Rikers inmate and advocate for criminal justice reform, has continually made the effort to have Rikers Island closed.
Barack Obama and his daughter Malia Obama attended an evening performance of “The Price” while visiting New York City on Friday.
Steven Sampson, a 41-year-old NYC EMT worker, faces criminal charges after authorities reveal he fabricated a robbery on Christmas morning.
New York City will reportedly give 1 percent pay increases to police officers who have to wear the cameras.
A New York City woman pleaded guilty to murder and abuse charges in the 2013 death of a child left in her care. She confessed to horrible abuses of the 4-year-old boy.
Although African Americans make up just 13 percent of the U.S. population, we account for 33 percent of the missing in the Federal Bureau of Investigation’s database. Cases involving African Americans also tend to receive less media coverage than missing Whites, with missing men of color getting even less attention. NewsOne has partnered with the […]
Laila Ali, daughter of the legendary Muhammad Ali, shared an Instagram photo of West 33rd Street, which was renamed “Muhammad Ali Way” on Tuesday. “New York City temporarily named a street after my father,” she said in the caption. “Such an honor for the G.O.A.T. I’m sending love and positive vibes to all of […]
UPDATE : Thursday, May 26 – 12:52 A.M. EST Early reports claimed Troy Ave’s camp was responsible for the shooting, but a member of Troy Ave’s camp says the Brooklyn rapper was a victim, not a culprit. Karen Civil reports that Troy Ave’s management has confirmed a bullet grazed his leg. Specific details surrounding his condition are vague, […]
It’ll interest you to know there’s new legislation in NYC… According to new reports, bars in the city can no longer refuse alcohol to pregnant women. This past Friday, the New York City Human Rights Commission released new guidelines to “eliminate discrimination against pregnant women in the workplace and out in public.” PEOPLE reports: “Unlawful […]
Although African-Americans make up just 13 percent of the U.S. population, we account for 33 percent of the missing in the Federal Bureau of Investigation’s database. Cases involving African-Americans also tend to receive less media coverage than missing Whites, with missing men of color getting even less attention. NewsOne has partnered with the Black and […]