NYC Agrees To Pay Over $4 Million To Family Of Akai Gurley

By Andrew Emett, www.nationofchange.org -

By Andrew Emett for Nation of Change - After an NYPD officer accidentally killed an innocent, unarmed man inside a dark housing project stairwell, the city and the New York City Housing Authority [...]

Why Black Lives Matter And Fight For 15 Are Protesting Side-By-Side

By Kira Lerner, www.thinkprogress.org -

By Kira Lerner for Think Progress - BROOKLYN, NEW YORK — On Thursday, low-wage workers across the country are taking to the streets to demand a $15 minimum wage. In New York, the protests were [...]

Justice For Peter Liang Protest Ignores Justice For Akai Gurley

By Keegan Stephan, www.keegan.nyc -

By Keegan Stephan for Keegan NYC - Today, thousands gathered in support of Peter Liang, the NYPD officer who shot and killed Akai Gurley, and was recently convicted of manslaughter and other [...]