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Glenn Martin, a former Rikers inmate and advocate for criminal justice reform, has continually made the effort to have Rikers Island closed.

It’s being reported that NBA player, Sacramento King, Matt Barnes, was in an altercation at a New York night club that allegedly led to a woman getting choked. She claims she was attacked, he claims it was self defense. Check out the video below:

GETTY IMAGES: The U.S. marked the 15th anniversary of 9/11 on Sunday, with victims’ relatives reading their names and reflecting on a loss that still felt as immediate to them as it was indelible for the nation. Hundreds of victims’ family members, survivors and dignitaries gathered at ground zero under an overcast sky that shrouded […]

We love to see celebs giving back.   Sean ‘Diddy’ Combs AKA The King of Harlem is giving back to his neighborhood in a major way. Combs announced the Capital Preparatory Harlem Charter School will open this fall, THR reports. The school will be headed by Capital Prep leader Steve Perry, who is the founder of Capital […]

At least one person was killed and more than a dozen were injured when a large crane collapsed in Manhattan’s busy Financial District Friday morning,…

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Four teenagers from the Brownsville area of Brooklyn have been taken into custody in connection with the gang rape of an 18-year-old in New York last week.

A view of the giant numbers covered in light bulbs that will be used to ring in 2016 in Times Square in New York, New…

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Roland Martin and NewsOne Now were on hand for the New York premiere of the movie Concussion, starring Will Smith as Dr. Bennet Omalu and Gugu Mbatha-Raw as Prema Mutiso, Omalu’s wife. From Sony Pictures: Will Smith stars in Concussion, a dramatic thriller based on the incredible true David vs. Goliath story of American immigrant Dr. Bennet Omalu, […]

A Harlem resident committed a gentle act of kindness when she gave her shoes to a barefoot homeless woman on a crowded MTA train.

James Moss of Colorado was reminded how strong the power of kindness can be after thousands of strangers raised over $30,000 for him and his son.

*NeNe Leakes is headed back to Broadway. The reality star, 47, took to Instagram on Thursday to announce that she’ll be back on the New…

By BridgetEE It’s being reported all over Social Media that “STRANGE’ ” herself, 67 year old Grace Jones has written a new book titled “I’ll Never…