New York City residents converged on the Lower East Side Wednesday night for the #HandsUp, #TurnUp march to honor Michael Brown and decry police brutality. RELATED: Attorney General Arrives In Ferguson A contingency of protestors coming from an earlier Palestine rally stormed in to Sara D. Roosevelt Park around 9 p.m., chanting, “Please don’t shoot me […]

UPDATE: 9:40 P.M. EST, 11/5/2013 Republican Joe Lhota has conceded the New York City mayoral race to Democrat Bill de Blasio. ———————————————————————————— With some polls showing him leading rival Joe Lhota by 45 percentage points, Bill De Blasio (pictured) is in cruise control. But what about Bill de Blasio the man? Here, NewsOne has rounded […]

If you live in Queens, chances are you’ve taken the 7 train home at some point, and as that silver snake shoots from its underground fortress to the Court Square station, you’ve no doubt noticed that marvelous cavalcade of yellow and red warehouse buildings that are adorned with graffiti art. And, like clockwork, your fingers […]

Chirlane McCray (pictured left) never expected to be where she is now. Starting out as a Black Massachusetts girl mocked by White classmates, she wrote poems daily to cope with her isolation and anger. Her family, one of the only Black ones in their neighborhood, found their new house victimized by racist graffiti. “I had never […]

Fifty-four-year-old Allen Moye (pictured), who was reportedly stopped and frisked in Harlem three years ago, is suing N.Y.C. for false arrest, after a federal judge made it easier for citizens to sue over the practice, according to the  Daily News. RELATED: San Francisco’s Mayor Halts Stop And Frisk Plans  Moye, who is legally blind, was allegedly […]

Renowned producer Scott Storch (pictured left) was recently robbed of $100,000 worth in jewelry, according to the N.Y. Daily News.  SEE ALSO: Meet The Cutest New Member Of The Obama Family! Storch and a companion were reportedly walking through N.Y.C.’s Times Square early Tuesday morning, when two men approached them. They then allegedly pulled out a […]

New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg is furious over a judge’s decision to appoint a federal monitor to oversee the NYPD’s Stop & Frisk program. RELATED: The LBGTQ Factor: The Hidden Side Of Stop And Frisk Speaking at a press conference Monday, Hizzoner believes the ruling will harm New Yorkers in the long run. “There is […]