Mayor to Pay Poor Parents And Children to Get Out of Poverty

By at 30 March, 2007, 10:10 am

March 30, 2007 Mayor Michael Bloomberg unveiled a novel $50-million initiative yesterday that will pay poor New York families cash for taking steps to lift themselves out of poverty by keeping their children in school, staying healthy and earning more. Under the two-year pilot program, 2,500 families will earn rewards ranging from $50 to $300 […]

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Locked Up Too Long Says the NYCLU

By at 27 March, 2007, 7:00 pm

NYCLU reports people arrested by the NYPD are kept in lock up way too long. 16 years ago the New York State Court of Appeals ruled that arrestees must be arraigned within 24 hours. This isn’t the case according to the NYCLU. Detainees are being held up to 50 hours before seeing a judge. Click […]

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Couple Gives Birth To A Dark Baby, She is Forced to Raise

By at 23 March, 2007, 5:24 pm

Couple Sues Fertility Clinic for Wrong Sperm Lawsuit Says Baby Darker Than Either Parent AP NEW YORK (March 23) – A couple can proceed with a lawsuit against a fertility clinic they filed after the wife gave birth to a daughter whose skin they thought was too dark to be their child, a judge has […]

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240-year sentence for NYC hate crimes

By at 23 March, 2007, 12:00 pm

NEW YORK – A judge gave a 240-year prison sentence Wednesday to a black man who took hostages in an East Village bar, injuring several with bullets and kerosene, while telling the patrons that “white people are going to burn tonight.” State Supreme Court Justice Maxwell Wiley told Steven Johnson, 39, that he had forfeited […]

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Will NYC High Schools Return to The Garden?

By at 21 March, 2007, 9:30 am

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EC9gdz8QnEs After this past weekend’s High School Championship at The Garden the NYC Department of Education is thinking of not having games at night. Taking it one step further, Bloomberg has also suggested that all High School Championship games occur without an audience (19 of the 21 people arrested were not from either high school that was playing). […]

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Michael Jackson throws diva tantrums in London

By at 20 March, 2007, 11:00 am

NEW YORK: Pop star Michael Jackson has created a fuss at a posh London hotel since he checked in there incognito by registering as a woman. Newsweek.com quoted London Evening Standard as saying: “Jackson would certainly give J Lo (Jennifer Lopez) a good run for her money on the diva stakes by bringing a team […]

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Sean Bell vs. The City of New York

By at 20 March, 2007, 8:33 am

It isn’t the Black People vs. White People its more like Black vs. Blue. It isn’t Al Sharpton vs. NYPD but the Black Community/Human Rights vs. The City of New York/America. In a never ending battle for justice in the streets of the city we find ourselves as targets in the streets we use to […]

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Mayor Bloomberg MIA: NYC Pissed Off

By at 17 March, 2007, 12:00 pm

While a Bronx blaze took the lives of nine people, eight of which were children, Mayor Bloomberg found himself in the warm climate of Miami. Did this sit well with New Yorkers who find it hard to believe that its own Mayor wouldn’t be on site lending his support, grief, and sympathy for the lives […]

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Attack on NYC 101 Year Old Woman caught on Tape

By at 14 March, 2007, 5:56 pm

If you have been living under a rock then you aren’t aware of the dude that has been going around robbing old ladies in the vestibule of their buildings. I want to commend this dude on being a disgrace to all of society. Its one thing to go after someone your own age, size, and […]

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Viacom Sues YouTube, Google For $1 Billion

By at 14 March, 2007, 10:14 am

(CBS News) NEW YORK MTV owner Viacom Inc. said Tuesday it has sued YouTube and its corporate parent Google Inc. for alleged copyright infringement and is seeking more than $1 billion in damages. read more | digg story

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