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Statue Of Christopher Columbus May Join Confederate Generals (VIDEO)

Statue Of Christopher Columbus May Join Confederate Generals (VIDEO)

They’re coming down…finally. The statues, that is. Among same-sex marriage, the Affordable Care Act (aka Obamacare), ethics regulations, and a host of myriad issues, into the category of things the progressive movement is winning we can put the fight over statues commemorating Confederate generals. But Confederate generals’ statues are not the only symbols of hate we […]

NYC The First City To Give Legal Protection To Tenants Facing Eviction

NYC The First City To Give Legal Protection To Tenants Facing Eviction

It’s easy to pick on the little guy. Every day, minorities, the poor, the sick, undocumented, and ex-felons must contend with threats and exploitation to which most of the time they are virtually powerless. Pursuing legal redress for wrongs costs money few barely scraping by possess; and if people are here illegally, they are going […]

Barack Obama: From President To Rock Star (TWEETS)

Barack Obama: From President To Rock Star (TWEETS)

Let’s face it: Obama has moved on without us, and it hurts. We’ve seen him sailing the ocean seas and and sharing hot tubs with smiling individuals. He’s been on a post-presidential vacation, and he is, quite literally, glowing. He looks happy, he looks healthy, and he looks content. Without us. What happened, America? Where […]

WATCH: NYC Crowd Boos Trump As He Arrives At Polling Place

WATCH: NYC Crowd Boos Trump As He Arrives At Polling Place

Happy Election Day! The candidates have to vote, too, and they do so at their local polling places, just like the rest of us. For Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump, however, the crowd was none too happy to see his orange mug. The folks assembled outside PS 59 in New York City booed and jeered Trump […]

We Lost A Golden Girl But NYC’s Homeless LGBT Youth Gained A Guardian Angel (VIDEO)

We Lost A Golden Girl But NYC’s Homeless LGBT Youth Gained A Guardian Angel (VIDEO)

Over 40 percent of homeless youth in NYC are LGBT. There is a new shelter being built for them thanks to the late Golden Girls star, Bea Arthur. The 18-bed shelter will open next February. In addition to providing beds, it will also provide on-site counseling and case management for these LGBT youth. Bea Arthur gave the […]

Praised For Visiting NYC Housing Project, Bernie Sanders Seeks Solutions (VIDEO)

Praised For Visiting NYC Housing Project, Bernie Sanders Seeks Solutions (VIDEO)

Bernie Sanders is being lauded with praise for touring a public housing facility Sunday in one of New York City’s most economically challenged neighborhoods, only two days before the much anticipated New York primary. One surprised local resident told Sanders when he stopped by a nearby playground: “Nice to get to know you now. I […]

Police Create New Tactic On NYC Train To Stop Sex Crimes

Police Create New Tactic On NYC Train To Stop Sex Crimes

Undercover police officers watch the crowded NYC train, focusing from passenger to passenger, as they search for men getting too close to women. The team of seven officers, all from the Transit Bureau, were working the Lexington Avenue line. The officers witness some men just go up and grab a female, while others try to disguise it as a […]

Power Plant On Hudson River Contaminates Groundwater By 65,000 Percent 25 Miles North Of NYC

Power Plant On Hudson River Contaminates Groundwater By 65,000 Percent 25 Miles North Of NYC

The state of New York is letting out a collective “Eek!” after Governor Andrew Cuomo’s Saturday statement that the groundwater around the perimeter of the Indian Point nuclear power plant is reportedly radioactive. While that may not come as much of a surprise, or raise too much alarm to those who assume a nuclear power […]

Black Woman Poses Nude At Site Of Wall Street Slave Trading

Black Woman Poses Nude At Site Of Wall Street Slave Trading

An absolutely amazing artist, Nona Faustine,?has done a powerful photo series called, ?White Shoes.? Her purpose is to emphasize slaves? history in New York City and?its enduring legacy. Faustine As Artist/Art She poses nude in downtown New York City, using her strong and beautiful black body in those white high heels.?The white shoes in?Faustine’s photography?represent??the […]

The Newest Member Of Team Hillary: The BIGGEST Star In The World

The Newest Member Of Team Hillary: The BIGGEST Star In The World

Hillary Clinton just got support from, arguably, the biggest megastar in the world: Beyonc?. At a fundraiser in Manhattan, numerous celebrities showed up to support presidential candidate Hillary Clinton. The event was hosted by music mogul L.A. Reid. Other celebs in attendance include Sharon Osbourne and ?Meghan Trainor. The support of Beyonc??could be huge, as […]

Palestinian Authority, PLO Ordered To Pay Millions In Terrorism Suit

Palestinian Authority, PLO Ordered To Pay Millions In Terrorism Suit

A jury in a New York City court awarded a multi-million dollar award in a high-profile terrorism suit. The Palestinian Liberation Organization and the Palestinian Authority have been ordered to pay a bill totaling more than $655 million for their complicity in and funding of terrorist attacks that happened in Israel, between 2002 and 2004. […]

Bill de Blasio’s NYC Goes Murder Free For Record-Breaking 11 Days

Bill de Blasio’s NYC Goes Murder Free For Record-Breaking 11 Days

New York City?has often had an image as a crime-ridden urban center. This perception has cropped up at various times, ever since it was known as Nieuw Amsterdam in the 1600s. But the Big Apple hasn’t been the most violent city in recent years, it has now gone 11 days without a murder. Apparently that […]

Legendary Anchorman Bob Simon Killed In Freak Vehicle Crash

Legendary Anchorman Bob Simon Killed In Freak Vehicle Crash

Longtime CBS newsman Bob Simon was killed in a car crash during the PM rush hour on Wednesday, February 11. The veteran television correspondent was 73, and known for his work on “60 Minutes.” He covered many foreign news assignments, including reportage from Vietnam during the Vietnam War. His work garnered many accolades, including 27 […]

Brownsville, Brooklyn Kids To Visit Harvard

Brownsville, Brooklyn Kids To Visit Harvard

A group of inner-city middle school students will get the chance to visit Harvard and see college life up close, thanks to a crowd-sourcing effort inspired by a student at the school. Brandon Stanton, the force behind the wildly popular Humans of New York (HONY) photo blog, met and photographed a Brownsville, Brooklyn, New York […]

TV Talk Show Pioneer Joe Franklin Dies

TV Talk Show Pioneer Joe Franklin Dies

Television talk shows are everywhere these days, and they have been a long-time staple of late-night TV. Well, my friends, the pioneering spirit behind them has died. Joe Franklin, the New York native with the prodigious memory and low-key demeanor on screen, died Saturday at 88. Franklin had a long-running TV talk and variety show, […]

Counterfeit $100 Bills Get Nabbed

Counterfeit $100 Bills Get Nabbed

Counterfeit hundred-dollar bills are being caught in some states. Be aware! In New York, New Jersey, Connecticut, Pennsylvania and Illinois police and media have reported the seizure of fake $100 bills. These bills are hard but not impossible to detect. Apparently they are made of genuine paper currency, which counterfeiters have altered with a chemical […]

Are Schools Now Overreacting to Threats?

Are Schools Now Overreacting to Threats?

Imagine you are the parent of a high school student and you suddenly receive the following text from your child: “My school is on lockdown.” How would you react? Would you panic or do your best to stay clear headed? Would you assume the worst, that your kid is amidst a situation akin to Columbine […]

2015 Worst Basketball Team Finally Wins

2015 Worst Basketball Team Finally Wins

The big sports news this past weekend in the Greater New York area did not involve football games, but basketball. For many New Yorkers, neither the Packers versus the Seahawks game nor the Patriots versus the Colts match were as exciting and meaningful as the Knicks win over the Pelicans on Monday night. The Knicks […]