Akeem Browder feels that his life experiences make him suitable to be the next mayor of New York City. Browder’s worked as an activist and has been homeless, but the one spect he’s most known for is being the older brother of Kalief Browder.
The latest good deed from the former San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick occurred this past weekend. On Saturday, Kaepernick and his girlfriend, Hot 97 personality Nessa, dropped off two boxes of suits at a New York parole office.
Sheila Abdus-Salaam was found floating in the Hudson River last week and authorities weren’t able to determine an exact cause of death. After not being able to establish whether or not a criminal element was involved, the death of the history-making New York City judge has been ruled “suspicious in nature.”
James Baldwin’s unpublished works and letters have been delivered to an archive in Harlem. This happens after decades of being restricted to only a trusted few.
Bayview Correctional Facility was once a very dangerous women’s prison in New York. Records show that it once had the highest number of staff sexual assaults in the country.
Now that it’s been closed, the building is going to be used as a safe haven for women’s a girl’s rights organizers, some of which were once inhabitants of the prison.
In January, New York Governor Andrew Cuomo introduced a plan that would make attending college a lot easier for the state’s families. It may have seemed like a lofty dream at the time, but it was just approved.
A plan to offer residents free tuition to state institutions was approved and will take effect for the 2017-2018 school-year.
One of the central issues on the Democratic platform is making free college education a reality. The national student loan debt is already massive and doesn’t look to disappear anytime soon, and a large part of that is because college tuition prices are only going up.
New York Governor Andrew M. Cuomo, who some see as a potential presidential nominee, recently made a proposal that could make free college a possibility in the future for hundreds of thousands of New York residents.