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Central Harlem »

Lhota Courts Sharpton, Hoping to Gain Traction With Black Voters

Republican mayoral candidate Joe Lhota is trying to foster a good relationship with Rev. Sharpton. 

Civic Center »

Beyonce and Jay-Z Join Trayvon Martin's Mother and Sharpton at NYC Rally

Sybrina Fulton, Trayvon's mom, attended Saturday rallies in Manhattan.

Civic Center »

Federal Trial Challenging Stop-and-Frisk Begins

The civil suit alleges that four men were illegally targeted by the NYPD based on their skin color.

Central Harlem »

Mother of National Guardsman Killed by NYPD Decries Dropped Case

Two days after a grand jury opted not to indict the cop who killed her son, Cecilia Reyes protested.

Astoria »

Friends of Guardsman Shot by NYPD Hold Fundraiser for Family

Friends of Noel Polanco held a vigil Sunday night in Queens to raise money for his family.

Central Harlem »

Sharpton, Family of Guardsman Shot by NYPD, Demand Justice

Local officials gathered to support Noel Polanco's family Saturday.

Central Harlem »

'Queen of Soul Food' Sylvia Woods Hailed as a Trailblazer at Second Funeral

Woods' family will gather in her hometown of Hemingway, S.C. for a final farewell Saturday.

Central Harlem »

Sharpton Calls on Ray Kelly to Attend Gun Violence Summit

Days after Kelly slammed community leaders, Rev. Al Sharpton said the NYPD must improve efforts.

Upper East Side »

Silent March to Protest Stop-and-Frisks Takes Over Upper East Side

Thousands moving in a quiet mass filled the streets to show opposition to the NYPD's frisking policy.

Prospect Heights »

Praise the Lord! Barclays Center Christened as Gospel's New Home

Officials said Thursday they want the Barclays Center to be the home of gospel music in New York City.

Woodlawn & Wakefield »

Ramarley Graham's Parents Speak Out in Emotional Video

Ramarley Graham will be laid to rest Saturday, and activists will use his funeral to call for NYPD probe.

Midtown & Theater District »

Florida Preacher Zachery Tims Found Dead in Times Square's W Hotel

Police said they do not suspect any criminality in Zachery Tims' death.

Manhattan »

Obama Laughs Off DiNapoli Name Fumble During Midtown Address

President Barack Obama was quick on his feet after bungling the name of New York State Comptroller Tom DiNapoli.

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