CCRB to Host a Nationwide Conversation on Youth and Policing at the 2021 Annual Youth Summit

On October 7, 2021, the Civilian Complaint Review Board and their Youth Advisory Council will host a Youth Summit titled “Speak Up Speak Out: 2021 Youth Summit on Policing” to hear from young people across the country on their experiences … Read More

Activists, Families Victimized by Police Demand Police Accountability and NYPD Defunding

Photo credit: Sami Disu On Saturday, May 29 family members of victims of police violence led about 100 marchers through East New York and Brownsville, beginning with a stop at the location where Delrawn Small was killed by NYPD officer … Read More

New York City Black women activists demand justice for Breonna Taylor

Photos credit: Isseu Diouf Campbell One year to the day, on the red steps of Times Square, Black women activists in New York City demanded justice for Breonna Taylor who was killed by police while asleep in her Kentucky apartment … Read More

Attorney General James’ Motion to Release Grand Jury Proceedings Related to Daniel Prude’s Death Granted

New York Attorney General Letitia James announced that a judge granted her motion to unseal and publicly release the grand jury minutes related to the investigation of Daniel Prude’s death.  “As I have contended throughout my entire career, there can … Read More

Attorney General James Files Lawsuit Against the NYPD for Excessive Use of Force

New York Attorney General Letitia James today filed a lawsuit against the New York City Police Department (NYPD) and its leadership to end its pattern of using excessive force and making false arrests against New Yorkers during peaceful protests. In … Read More

African New Yorkers denounce the evils of police brutality and government corruption in Guinea and Nigeria

Photos credits: Isseu Diouf Campbell While many New Yorkers were celebrating Halloween on October 31, 2020, members of the African Diaspora in New York City were denouncing the evils of police brutality and government corruption in Guinea and Nigeria among … Read More

Activists march ‘for Stolen Lives & Looted Dreams’

Activists across New York gathered for the March for Stolen Lives & Looted Dreams: #TheTakeBack on June 6, 2020. The mobilization began on 110th Street and 8th Ave in Harlem and concluded with a rally and concert in Washington Square … Read More

George Floyd : New York State Black, Puerto Rican, Hispanic, and Asian Legislative Caucus pushes for Police Reform

The New York State Black, Puerto Rican, Hispanic, and Asian Legislative Caucus hosted a “Let Us Breathe” press conference in support of New York State Police Reform Legislation on June 4, 2020 at the Harlem State Office Building in Harlem. … Read More

“Commissioner O’Neill I thank you for doing the right thing” says Eric Garner’s daughter

By Isseu Diouf Campbell An hour after Commissioner James O’Neill announced the firing of NYPD officer Daniel Pantaleo for using a banned chokehold that killed Eric Garner; Garner’s two children Eric Garner Jr. and Emerald Garner along with Reverend Al … Read More

NYC: Forum on improving community-police relations held today in Northern Manhattan

Manhattan Borough president Gale A. Brewer is sponsoring a forum on improving community-police relations on Monday, February 2, 2015 at Alinaza Dominicana Triangle Building in northern Manhattan. Several members of the community including youth, civic, faith-based, non-profit, business and law … Read More

Eric Garner: Grand jury failed again to indict police officer for the death of a black citizen

By Isseu Diouf Campbell   Malgré une vidéo montrant en détails les circonstances autour de la mort de Eric Garner et un examinateur médical statuant la cause de la mort, un homicide, un grand jury de Staten Island a decidé … Read More