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Day: <span>September 29, 2016</span>

Legal Aid Society lands $5.74 million on behalf of a

SETTLEMENTS Legal Aid Society lands $5.74 million on behalf of a mentally ill man who died at Rikers Island This week the Legal Aid Society Prisoners’ Rights Project and Emery Celli Brinckerhoff & Abady announced a settlement in the case of Bradley Ballard, a seriously mentally ill and diabetic man whose horrific death at Rikers […]readmore

Opinion: Scott hooting video footage too little and too late

OPINION Releasing all video in best interest of justice Published Wednesday, September 28, 2016 7:01 am by Julianne Malveaux, NNPA Keith Lamont Scott was killed by a police officer on Sept. 20 in Charlotte. The officer, dressed in civilian clothing, said that Mr. Scott had a gun and that he did not follow verbal orders […]readmore

The Flying Dutchmen

By Eddie Castro   Last week we said good-bye to the summer of 2016. A summer that brought us some amazing games. Fall is here and there’s only one sport that comes to mind…..football. One of the high school teams Brooklynites should have an eye on this season is the boys from Erasmus Hall. If […]readmore

Hillary Trips Trump at Debate

By David Mark Greaves Hillary Trips Trump at Debate We watched the debate at that quintessential neighborhood night spot, the Tip Top Bar and Grill on Franklin Avenue. We were the first ones there, and as the debate approached, the place quickly filled to standing-room-only with young white millennials who the U.S. Census reported outnumber […]readmore

Trump Kept the Fact-Checkers Busy Last Night

From the Democratic National Committee   Last night Donald Trump once again kept fact-checkers busy. From his lies on supporting the Iraq War and doubling down on his birther lies, to his assertion that we would learn more from a financial disclosure instead of his hidden tax returns, Trump has shown an aversion to the truth. […]readmore