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New York Daily News Faces Backlash Over Andrew Yang Political Cartoon Filled with Numerous Racist Stereotypes

The New York Daily News is in hot water from readers as well as across the internet for a political cartoon it ran depicting New York City mayoral candidate Andrew Yang that included centuries of harmful racist stereotypes. Kimmy Yam of NBC News reported that “the illustration, which was first…

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‘Collars for Dollars,’ NYPD Snagged in Discrimination Suit which Targeted Blacks and Latinos

“Collars for dollars” was a common practice among the Transit District 34 officers of the New York Police Department (NYPD). The practice has now resulted in a lawsuit, according to the New York Daily News. Five police officers, now-retired Pierre Maximilien, Sgt. Edwin Raymond and three other officers reportedly filed…

Anniversary of Montgomery Bus Boycott Inspires 'Injustice Boycott'

UPDATE Dec. 5, 2016 at 4:45 p.m. EST Shaun King,New York Daily News senior justice writer and Black Lives Matter activist, announced on Monday phase one of the Injustice Boycott: “Today, we are announcing the first three cities of our boycott. They are Standing Rock, San Francisco, and New York…

Reporter who Pushed for Diversity Coverage Dies

Rising journalism star Michael J. Feeney, a former New York Daily News reporter and immediate past president of the New York Association of Black Journalists, died on Sunday at the age of 32. The advocate for diversity in newsrooms was about to start his dream job as an entertainment reporter…