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Civic Center »

Commissioner Bratton Orders NYPD Shakeup To Fine-Tune His Team

Bratton is making a push to implement his NYPD vision and revamp the recruitment process.

West Harlem »

Black Architects Say Columbia Shut Them Out of $6.3 Billion Harlem Campus

Critics say Columbia hasn't hired enough African-American architects for its Manhattanville expansion.

Central Harlem »

Historic Group of African American Commanders Leads Harlem Precincts

Though many praise the lineup, some are cynical about the reasoning behind it.

Red Hook »

Red Hook Gallery Mulls Civil Rights in the Age of Obama

Artists ponder civil rights and the country's first black president.

Washington Heights & Inwood »

Community Leaders, Pols March for New Latino Congressional District

About 100 community leaders and politicians marched to call for a new Latino Congressional district.

Washington Heights & Inwood »

Exhibition Honors Women's Role in Civil Rights Fight

The historical multimedia exhibition "Freedom Sisters" comes to Washington Heights on Feb. 4.

Washington Heights & Inwood »

Upper Manhattan Community to Celebrate Dominican and African American Heritage

Community members will celebrate African American and Dominican American leaders on Friday night.

Greenwich Village & SoHo »

Mother of Girl Pictured on SoHo Anti-Abortion Billboard Wants Image Removed

Tricia Fraser said it was inappropriate to make her 6-year-old daughter the face of a controversial message.

Downtown »

Politicians Push for African Burial Ground Museum in Lower Manhattan

US Rep. Jerrold Nadler wants a memorial museum and education center so the graves are not forgotten.