| Jul 23, 2012
| 8:02 PM
Politicians in black and Latino neighborhoods across the city have already gone on record criticizing the NYPD’s stop and frisk policy. But in the wake of a tragic fatal shooting -- at least two elected officials say they’ve experienced a...
| Aug 9, 2010
| 7:28 PM
Staten Island, NY -- A peace rally to stop the violence, was anything but peaceful. An ugly confrontation went down in front of St. Phillips church, between Brooklyn community activist Tony Herbert, and Staten Island politicians and residents who accuse...
| Feb 23, 2011
| 8:45 AM
Pro-life leaders unveiled a controversial billboard in Soho this week that features the face of a young African American girl.
The billboard, funded by pro-life ad group Life Always, focuses on abortion in the black community, and claims that "the...
| Jun 26, 2011
| 3:18 PM
Less than 24 hours after the passage of the same sex marriage bill, there are millions cheering and millions jeering nationwide. One of the most vocal throughout the process was State Senator Ruben Diaz out of the Bronx.
On Friday night he was the lone...
| Jun 24, 2011
| 9:09 PM
(Reuters) - New York's state legislature gave final approval on Friday to same-sex marriages, a key victory for gay rights ahead of the 2012 presidential and congressional elections.
New York will become the sixth and most populous state to allow gay...
| Jun 16, 2011
| 6:30 AM
The New York state Assembly approved same-sex marriage on Wednesday and the bill is likely to face a vote in the Senate on Friday, where it only needs support from one more senator to pass.
The Republican-controlled Senate met behind closed doors again...
| Jun 3, 2011
| 3:59 PM
Coors announced they will be pulling a series of Bronx bus stop advertisements that offended the Puerto Rican community, the same community whose parade the beer company is sponsoring in the ads.
The Coors ad shows large bottles of beer above the message...
| Aug 13, 2009
| 4:24 PM
by Mark Silva Sarah Palin, accusing the Democrats of creating government "death panels'' with "downright evil'' health-care reforms that will decide which elderly Americans live and which ones die, complains that President Barack Obama is making "light of...