Tag: New York

Cop-On-Cop Racism and Brutality

Once again, dash cam evidence has brought police brutality to light. But this time, the victims are fellow officers. In October, four Black parole officers from New York State filed a lawsuit against members of the Ramapo Police Department (as well as Rockland County, the village of Suffern, and the…

What Repeal of Medicaid Exclusion Means for Transgender New Yorkers

By Michael Nam Photo by Shutterstock Add New York’s Medicaid update to a list of victories for the transgender community. The state recently took steps to remedy the language that prevented transgender citizens covered by Medicaid from accessing vital healthcare. Governor Andrew Cuomo and the New York Department of Health…

New York State Sues Bank for Racist Mortgage Practices

By Julissa Catalan The state of New York filed a lawsuit against a Buffalo-based bank on Tuesday for the racist practice of denying mortgage loans to the Black community. According to The New York Times, Evans Bank first began cutting off loan services to Blacks in 2009. Per New York…