Tag: New York City

'Sea of People' Take to City Streets Because #BlackLivesMatter

By Chris Hoenig New York’s Fifth Avenue was shut down Saturday by more than 25,000 marchers—the largest demonstration yet—in just one of many protests nationwide against the killing of unarmed Black people in America. The sea of protesters stretched for more than a mile on one of the Big Apple’s…

FDNY Discrimination Lawsuit Settled

By Julissa Catalan More than half of New York City’s population is made up of nonwhites and/or Latinos, yet Blacks and Latinos have never made up more than 4 percent of the Fire Department, City of New York (FDNY). After a seven-year legal battle, the City of New York has…