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Opinion: How To (Or Not To) Stand Up To Racism In...

Written by Priscila Néri I wanted to share something that happened to me last Thursday night as I was getting off the Q train at...

Racist Manhattan Man Pleads Guilty To Robbing Chinese Women In Borough...

“This defendant specifically robbed Chinese women because they walked alone and he believed they wouldn’t fight back or be able to identify him," Acting...

Council Member Carlos Menchaca & Others Join Jumaane Williams’ Pledge Sit-Out

After City Council Member Jumaane Williams, District 45, remained seated during the Council's Pledge of Allegiance earlier this month to protest racial injustice, seven other...

Council Member Brad Lander & Others Join Jumaane Williams’ Pledge Sit-Out

After City Council Member Jumaane Williams, District 45, remained seated during the Council's Pledge of Allegiance earlier this month to protest racial injustice, seven other...

ACUS’ Warren Chan Throws Support Behind Illegal Home Conversion Bill

The head of a social service agency serving Bensonhurst's Asian American community says he's been converted when it comes illegal home conversions. Warren Chan, executive director of Asian...

Teens And Teachers Adapt Novel Of Police Brutality For Site-Specific Theatre...

Teaching artists, public school students, award-winning authors and professional actors have combined their talents to produce All American Boys, a theatrical drama exploring the...

Flashback Friday: The 1915 ‘Negro Invasion’ of Park Slope

Edward Reiss, owner of Marine Wrecking Company -- meet Walter Kraslow of Kraslow Construction Company. The year is 1915, and the setting is 461 15th Street...

CB 11 Officials Condemn Racist Waldbaums Backlash: ‘Italians Were Not The...

Our reporting on the closure of the New Utrecht Avenue Waldbaums after 37 years, and the supermarket's subsequent sale to the Asian grocer Jmart,...

Second Asian Grocer Bids On Waldbaums, Trader Joe’s Says ‘No Thanks’

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qnDtDIPBGn8 If the owners of Sunset Park's Fei Long Market were trying to keep their bid on the shuttered Bensonhurst Waldbaums supermarket under wraps, their plan has failed. Another Asian...

Brooklyn Tech Students Accuse Staff And Peers Of Racial Tensions; Push...

Fifty-four years may have passed since Martin Luther King Jr made his famous "I Have A Dream" speech, but that hasn't been enough time...

Neighbors Rally Outside Flatbush Junction Target; Call For Dropping Charges Against...

For the dozens of people standing outside the Flatbush Junction Target Monday evening, the video showing a 25-year-old neighbor, Alando Brissett, being punched and...

Guilty! Kenny Chen’s Killer Convicted Of All Charges

Justice has been served for Kenny Chen's killer, who fatally stabbed the Bath Beach teen on June 9, 2013. Peter Sedeno, 21, was convicted Tuesday, May 19,...

Kenny Chen Broke Up Fight Before He Was Stabbed In Bath...

A friend of the Kenny Chen, the 17-year-old who was stabbed to death in Bath Beach in 2013, testified in a Brooklyn courtroom Monday that his pal had...

Anti-Semitic Scrawlings Found At Gravesend Yeshiva

The New York Police Department is investigating anti-Semitic messages found written on a flier posted on a Gravsend yeshiva, according to reports. The notes were...

Sheepshead Bay Booze Cruise Critics Dispute Racism Claims, Proposed Ban Gains...

A proposed ban on booze cruises in Sheepshead Bay gained a Senate sponsor in Albany, while critics of the local industry fight back against allegations that...