Video : Black Jogger Ahmaud Arbery’s shooters arrested by the Georgia Bureau of Investigation

On May 7, 2020, the Georgia Bureau of Investigation (GBI) arrested Gregory McMichael, age 64, and Travis McMichael, age 34, for the death of Ahmaud Arbery.  They were both charged with murder and aggravated assault.  The McMichaels were taken into … Read More

Video : This is how black jogger Ahmaud Arbery was killed in cold blood by two white men

Unarmed 25-year-old man, Ahmaud Arbery, was killed by a father and a son in Brunswick, GA, on February 23, 2020 while he was jogging. The father and son, Gregory McMichael and Travis McMichael, are going about their business in Georgia … Read More

Coronavirus : Black New Yorkers are violently arrested over social distancing violations and still no enforcement data released by the NYPD

A video of an NYPD officer violently arresting a Black man in the East Village went viral this weekend. The officer, who is now identified as Francisco Garcia, was adamant in making sure social distancing was respected on the Lower … Read More

Coronavirus: HRA can pay up to $1,700 towards your family member or friend’s burial expenses

Photo credit: Carmen 56 The Human Resources Administration (HRA) will provide financial assistance to low-income New York City residents who may be eligible for up to $1,700 in financial assistance to meet funeral expenses for a deceased low income New … Read More

Video: How to best honor the holy month of Ramadan during Coronavirus

During the holy month of Ramadan, millions of Muslims gather at mosques to pray and break their fast together, but this year the coronavirus has made it impossible, with many Muslim African immigrant New Yorkers confined at home with their … Read More

Rev. Al Sharpton calls for immediate investigation into the killing of unarmed black jogger Ahmaud Arbery

Civil rights leader Rev. Al Sharpton, Founder and President of National Action Network (NAN), is demanding an immediate investigation into the case of an unarmed 25-year-old man, Ahmaud Arbery, who was killed by a father and a son in Brunswick, … Read More

Coronavirus : U.S. Immigration Services working on reopening on June 4

On March 18, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services temporarily suspended in-person services at its field offices, asylum offices, and application support centers (ASCs) to help slow the spread of coronavirus (COVID-19). USCIS is readying offices to reopen on or after … Read More

Coronavirus : Small Business Administration will resume accepting PPP loan applications on April 27

President Trump signed on April 24, 2020, the Paycheck Protection Program and Health Care Enhancement Act which includes:   $320 billion for the Paycheck Protection Program with $30 billion dollars going to small financial institutions $50 billion dollars for the … Read More

Coronavirus : Get ready Black businesses, $380 billion for small businesses are in the pipeline

Photo credit: Tatomm  Lawrence King explains how black businesses could increase their chances of getting COVID-19 financial assistance   Arva Rice shares concerns about exhaustion of SBA Loans and impact on black businesses in Harlem Congressman Espaillat discusses undocumented … Read More

Coronavirus : City to give undocumented New Yorkers up to $1,000

Photo credit : JP Photography Mayor de Blasio announced on April 16, 2020, a partnership with Open Society Foundations to establish the New York City COVID-19 Immigrant Emergency Relief program. The $20 million donation will provide emergency monetary relief to … Read More

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