Despite weeks of protest in NYC only nine council members voted for more cuts to NYPD budget

NYC’s FY21 budget was voted on June 30 and despite several weeks of protest around the country and in New York City calling for defunding the Police, only nine council members among 51 wanted more cuts to the 6 billion … Read More

Video: NYC’s Community & Ethnic Media honored at CUNY’s 15th Ippies Journalism Awards

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Photos: NYC’s members of community and ethnic media honored at 15th Ippies Journalism Awards

Photos by Isseu Diouf Campbell The CUNY Graduate School of Journalism honored members of the community and ethnic media in New York City during its 15th Annual Ippies Journalism Awards held on May 18, at the school located on 40th … Read More

Mayor Bill de Blasio meets with the city’s forgotten ethnic media

L-R: Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito, Mayor Bill de Blasio and Commissioner of Immigrant Affairs Nisha Agarwal By Isseu Diouf Campbell Mayor Bill de Blasio, Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito and Commissioner of Immigrant Affairs Nisha Agarwal met at City Hall for … Read More