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Police Officer on Trial for 2016 Shooting Draws Protest

Police Officer on Trial for 2016 Shooting Draws Protest

Hawk Newsome raised his fist in protest at a Bronx courthouse Monday morning, his bellowing voice demanding attention amidst the roar of street traffic at rush hour. As nearby court officers yelled instructions to potential jurors, Newsome struggled to jolt New Yorkers out of their morning commute daze. Newsome, a 41-year-old full-time activist who founded […]

Cheers, Jeers—and Some Chaos—as Republicans Watch the Big Speech

Cheers, Jeers—and Some Chaos—as Republicans Watch the Big Speech

As the President delivered his first State of the Union address on Tuesday night, more than 100 card-carrying Republicans gathered in the Upper East Side at the Metropolitan Republican Club to cheer him on. It was an energy filled night for these Manhattan Republicans, who have waited nearly nine years to listen to one of […]