Tag: Black Lives Matter

Power Women Podcast: Chivona Newsome, Co-founder of Black Lives Matter Greater...

Chivona Newsome, the co-founder of Black Lives Matter Greater NY, speaks of the people who impacted her early life, her role at Black Lives Matter Greater NY, and her secrets to success.

A Year Since George Floyd’s Murder, Americans Reflect on His Legacy

Americans on Tuesday mark the first anniversary of the murder of George Floyd beneath a white Minneapolis police officer's knee, which catalyzed the largest U.S. protest movement in decades over police brutality against Black people.

Nassau Police Reforms Drafted, Advocates Call for More Involvement

Police Commissioner Patrick Ryder outlined a list of proposed reforms during a public hearing held by the Nassau County Legislature’s Public Safety committee on Thursday.

Claire Friedlander Family Foundation Supports ‘Your Voice, Your Viewpoint’ Campaign

In response to this summer’s Black Lives Matter protests and demonstrations, Schneps Media, under co-publisher Victoria Schneps, launched a campaign to put a voice to uncover systemic racism that exists for the Black and brown population in New York City.

Back The Blue Crowd Boycotting Montauk Brewing Company After Brewery’s Support...

Clashes between pro-police Back The Blue proponents and the Black Lives Matter racial equality movement have spilled from protests in the streets and into the beer aisle.

Racial Justice Marches Spark Police Reforms on Long Island

As racial justice protests continue across Long Island, police and lawmakers are debating how best to address the issue of police brutality without handcuffing officers’ ability to effectively protect communities they serve.

Will There Be Justice In Our Time?

OpEd: The issues, the needs, and the problems we see now are nothing new, but what we are seeing is being examined through a new prism — a prism that refracts our today through a history that has come home to roost on the neck of America.

Massive Turnout for Eisenhower Park Back the Blue Rally

A sea of more than 1,000 people holding “thin blue line” and American flags packed Eisenhower Park for a Back the Blue Demonstration that was met by a small counter-protest on Saturday.

Women’s March Mobilizes Millions To Protest In Washington, NYC, L.I. &...

Millions of people took to the streets of Washington, D.C., New York City, Los Angeles, Chicago, Boston, and cities and towns across the country Suaturday as parts of a Women’s March to have their voices heard by the new Trump administration on a wide range of issues, centered on the main message of women’s rights.