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The Fair Chance Act makes it illegal to ask job applicants about their criminal history before an offer.

Central Harlem »

The "Green Book" was a guide for black families looking for safe places before the Civil Rights Act.

Times Square & Theater District »

The infamous Times Square Naked Cowboy Robert Burck was wearing a bra on Wednesday.

Midtown East »

The "Pic-a-Nika" pizza was made with fried chicken, watermelon and sunflower seeds.

Tompkinsville »

Civilian Complaint Review Board filed a petition to get Staten Island DA to hand over Garner evidence.

Wakefield »

Graham's family agreed to a $3.9 million settlement on Friday, the city's Law Department said.

Park Slope »

The head of the 78th Precinct confirmed that his officers chase teens out of the area to prevent crime.

Financial District »

A panel will discuss the implications of the Elaine Race Massacre on Sept. 20 at St. Paul's Chapel.

Civic Center »

The unarmed teen was shot and killed by Officer Richard Haste in his Bronx Home in February 2012.

St. George »

The NYPD Hate Crimes Unit is investigating a half-dozen cars found with racist graffiti, they said.

East Village »

DNAinfo's stories ranged from a shame campaign against dog scofflaws to the top laid-back rooftop bars.

Bed-Stuy »

Spike Lee is holding a block party Saturday to mark the 25th anniversary of "Do the Right Thing."

Central Harlem »

Ruby Dee, 91, who lived in Harlem for many years, died on Wednesday night.

Central Harlem »

The poet, author and activist died in her home in Winston-Salem, N.C., her family said.

Central Harlem »

Jerome Murdough was found dead after being left in a sweltering jail cell.