As union president, Mullins represents approximately 13,000 current and former NYPD sergeants. NBC News reported it is the fifth-largest police union in the country. Additional information provided indicated the public corruption unit of the U.S. Attorney's Office for the Southern District of New York was also involved in the raid.

In the suit, the New York attorney general petitions for the installation of a monitor to oversee the NYPD, and points to repeated instances of violence enacted by the department in response to the demonstrations.

Mayor Bill de Blasio assured Eric Garner’s mother that her son “did not die in vain,” vowing to end to bias policing.

National Urban League

The NYC Men Teach initiative is a program created to encourage more men of color to pursue careers in education.


New York City's mayor ignores prison reform activists and plans renovation of controversial prison complex.


Serena Williams, 35, became the oldest woman to win a Grand Slam singles title in the Open era, breaking her own record set last year.

An explosion went off in New York City's Chelsea neighborhood about 8:30 p.m. EST Saturday, injuring 29 people.

Just days after former President Bill Clinton used his White privilege to lecture Black Lives Matter protesters, Hillary Clinton engaged in her own faux pas regarding, well, African-Americans.


A new memorial in honor of Civil Rights leader Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. will be built above a commemorative carving of Confederate leaders Robert E. Lee, Stonewall Jackson, and Jefferson Davis in Georgia.

Cross Post Now, NewsOne Now

On Tuesday, New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio officially announced his progressive contract with America, in which he detailed a 13-point plan to fight income inequality. Roland Martin, host of NewsOne Now, chided de Blasio for not including a plan for ending the practice of mass incarceration or improving public education. As a result of […]


The rekindled relationship between the United States and Cuba has taken yet another step forward. On Tuesday, the White House announced that President Obama plans on moving Cuba off the government’s list of nations that support terrorism. The decision came after a meeting between President Obama and Raúl Castro, President of Cuba, that took place […]

Cross Post Now, Nation, Police Brutality

Thousands of officers will patrol New York City for the annual New Year’s Eve celebration amid inflamed tensions between the city’s police and the Black community, Capital News reports. RELATED: Ezell Ford Autopsy Results Released The police deployment will reportedly involve extra protection for officers in the aftermath of the recent murders of officers Rafael Ramos […]