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a massive increase on the previously reported 3,000 units where young children may have been exposed to lead.

Public Advocate Jumaane D. Williams demanded a range of information and called for a series of solutions to address the lead crisis in New York City Housing Authority apartments today after new...

Senate ignored the needs and will of the American people to confirm a Supreme Court Justice who will have a detrimental impact o

New York City Public Advocate Jumaane Williams criticized Monday's hypocritical confirmation of Judge Amy Coney Barrett to the Supreme Court by Mitch McConnell and the Republicans--who blocked...

Black Star News publisher Milton Allimadi, will interview Nigerian human rights activist Omoyele Sowore about the #EndSARS

Tune in on Oct. 27, at 3PM, to the Black Star News Show, on WBAI 99.5 FM, when, host Black Star News publisher Milton Allimadi, will interview Nigerian human rights activist Omoyele Sowore about...

Tech Equity Day of Action

On Monday, October 26, 2020 (TOMORROW), Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr., in conjunction with South Bronx Rising Together, The Bronx Community Foundation, Bronx Impact, DreamYard, Bronx...

Reports of 12 dead

Nigerians have planned a major New York City protest Sunday to...

Tonight's debate presents the final opportunity for both candidates to publicly discuss the dire housing crisis facing our natio

Mayor de Blasio today announced the acceleration of capital funding within the City’s affordable housing plan. This decision, which will shift $466 million to the current fiscal year’s capital...

former Mount Vernon acting Mayor Andre Wallace

The following commentary was written by former Mount Vernon acting Mayor Andre Wallace--who ran the city after Mayor Richard Thomas was forced out of office after he plead guilty, in 2019, to...

TUNE IN TO BLACK STAR NEWS SHOW ON WBAI 99.5 FM OCT 20 @ 3PM Eastern Standard Time.

TUNE IN TO BLACK STAR NEWS SHOW ON WBAI 99.5 FM OCT 20 @ 3PM Eastern Standard Time. In today's show, we interview Dr. Osose Oboh on the small percentage of Black doctors in America in the program'...

dodging Black Lives Matter?

Mayor De Blasio is accused of soft-pedaling on police reforms. Photo: Gage Skidmore.

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In the wake of the George Floyd murder while the country was experiencing an...

“biased” rulings against her.

Judge McGowan's signed order dated October 19, 2020, recusing herself...

Trump Administration’s attempts to deny food assistance to hundreds of thousands of Americans

New York Attorney General Letitia James today announced that a federal court yesterday granted a motion for summary judgment, permanently blocking the Trump Administration’s attempts to deny food...

I stand alone in the mighty fight against fraudulent lenders. I was never a party to the loan.

She has done so much for so many people, but if others don’t come to her aid Dr. Delois Blakely, who’s better known as “Queen Mother,” or the “Community Mayor” of Harlem could end up homeless on...

Their unionization drive has the vast support of Office staff, with more than two-thirds of eligible workers signing authorizati

This morning, staff members of the Office of New York City Public Advocate Jumaane D. Williams announced that they have formed a union and will be represented by the Campaign Workers Guild.
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Participants in the rally demand that the Senate halt this rushed nomination and confirmation process.

A coalition of law students, in partnership with community-based organizations, will be hosting a masked, socially distanced rally near the Brooklyn Federal Courthouse on October 14, 2020 at 12:00...

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