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MAKE EVERY VOTE COUNT

November 04, 2020

NEW YORK - As votes continue to be tallied across the nation today, a group of minority voters in New York demonstrated to make the point that every vote needs to be counted. Concerned that minority votes may be discounted or ignored, the protestors say this election is the most important in their lives. Election observers believe the turnout of minority and women voters could very well determine the election and the direction of the nation.


ENTERTAINERS JOIN PLEA TO WEAR MASKS

November 27, 2020

NEW YORK - Comedian Chris Rock and actress Rosie Perez today joined New York Governor Andrew Cuomo in urging the public to wear masks and get tested for the coronavirus.They pointed out that Black and Hispanic people are disproportionally impact by COVID-19 and need to protect themselves and others by wearing the masks. "Everybody that can get tested should get tested as quickly as possible," said Rock.


NY CABBIES SEEK RELIEF

November 27, 2020

NEW YORK - Hundreds of New York City taxi drivers, many of them minorities, today took their yellow cabs to City Hall to seek help. They want financial support from the City because of the sharp decline in ridership resulting from the COVID-19 impact. They also are complaining about the increased competition from Uber and Lyft and the fact that their taxi licenses have substantially decreased in value. The taxi licenses, which are issued in limited numbers by the City, once were valued at about one million dollars, but today are only worth a fraction of that amount. The drivers demanded debt forgiveness.


MINORITY COMMUNITIES HIT BY NEW DRUG CRISIS

November 27, 2020

Alarmed that 33 people were severally sickened by an overdose of the synthetic marijuana known as K2, law enforcement have fanned out in minority sections of Brooklyn, NY to locate the sources of the drugs.


Mourners Protest Black Youths Death By NYPD

November 27, 2020

NEW YORK – One year after a white New York police officer shot and killed an 18-year-old black youth, the victim’s friends and family took to the streets of the Bronx, NY over the weekend to protest police bias. Ramarley Graham was killed from a single shot fired by police officer Richard Haste who followed Graham into his home. The cop was part of a narcotics detail. Haste said he fired his weapon believing Graham was reaching for a gun. He had no weapon.


Violence Against Asians Grips Harlem

November 27, 2020

New York – Rocked by eight violent muggings in recent days of Asian residents of New York’s predominately Spanish Harlem, calls for better police protection are being sounded. Witnesses report a single male has been seen following Asian people entering local housing projects, board elevators where the attacks take place. After brutally beating the victims, mostly women, the thug then robs them.


West Indians Say No To Occupy Wall Street

November 27, 2020

NEW YORK - The Occupy Wall Street (OWS) movement, which has been center stage in many of the world media’s stories over the past year, got a jolt yesterday from the organizers of the annual West Indian Day Parade in Brooklyn. About two dozen OWS members, carrying a large bright yellow banner, became the object of disdain from the parade officials shortly after our photographer took this picture.


Asian-Americans Make Demands on China

November 27, 2020

NEW YORK – Demonstrators from the New York Chinese-American community are out in force outside the United Nations building in New York, expressing the view that their homeland in China doesn’t deserve its membership in the UN Security Council because of its political hold on Tibet . Displaying pictures of Tibetans who immolated themselves or otherwise violently protested Chinese rule over Tibet, the protestors charge the level of violence China has enacted in Tibet today is greater than when it hit record levels in 2008.


NY City Council Probes NYPD Stop-and-Frisk Policy

November 27, 2020

NEW YORK – The New York City Council Civil Rights Committee has started a series of public hearings to investigate the NYPD’s use of stop-and-frisk tactics. Residents appearing before the panel claim the police procedures mostly negatively impact on minority and gay people.


NYC Students Demand End To Job Bias

November 27, 2020

NEW YORK – Students and graduates from the Borough of Manhattan Community College, joined by members of the NY City Council, are demanding an end to credit checks by employees, which they charge unfairly blocks qualified students and recent graduates from needed jobs.


NYC Protestors Want Assad To Go

November 27, 2020

NEW YORK - New Yorkers of Syrian and Iranian descent have added their voices to demonstrations taking place outside United Nations Headquarters in New York. They are demanding the immediate departure of President Bashar al-Assad from Syria and the return of secular rule to the Mideast nation.


NYC Minority Housing Project Gets Good $$$ News

November 27, 2020

NEW YORK - The 4000 mostly minority tenants of the Diego Beekman Houses in New York’s South Bronx are receiving some good news today. That news is taking the form of a new, low interest, 30-year mortgage for $19 million dollars. NYC Comptroller John Liu told reporters the funds came from the NYC Employee Retirement System and the Police Pension Fund.


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