[caption id="attachment_23514" align="alignnone" width="1168"] Pedestrians walk through Manhattan's Koreatown, on 32nd Street between Madison Ave. and 6th Ave. on Saturday, February 27, 2021.[/caption]
Asian Americans across the country have experienced wide-spread forms of harassment and violence triggered by Covid-19—and the community is speaking out about what is happening and organizing to protest against it.
In recent weeks, there have been a disturbing spike of incidents. Just last Thursday, a 36-year-old Asian man was stabbed near the rally site and the week before a 52-year-old woman was forcefully shoved to the ground. Both suffered severe injuries.
According to the NYC Commission on Human Rights,
The mayor's office calls for independent investigations into the governor's conduct on two fronts
"I hope New Yorkers look out for each other," says one victim
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In January, New Yorkers learned more about the NYPD's use of a broad range of technologies designed to keep tabs on them.
The documents released by the NYPD came as a result of the Public Oversight of Surveillance Technology Act, known as the POST Act, passed by City Council in July. The documents provide detail into 36 separate surveillance technologies used by the department, ranging from gunshot detection to the employment of drones.
New York civil liberty organizations on Tuesday called for more transparency into the ways that the NYPD conducts surveillance in an online event pulled together by 10 groups, including
The move signals economic relief for a struggling industry, but public health concerns remain strong
Some dedicated voters turned out to fill Borough President Donovan Richards’ seat on the City Council
A southeast Queens native with local and state government experience vies for the District 31 City Council seat
A longtime District 31 resident and small business owner is running to represent her community
Senator Schumer details a $25 billion bill to help eateries in New York and across the nation
An entrepreneur and disability advocate takes her shot
Most are, it seems, and the police are armed with $50 fines for those who won’t
New York City council members and senior police officials argued Tuesday in a virtual meeting over a dozen bills intended to restructure the department in response to racial justice protests.
Texas and other states have been hit hard by cold weather and NYC is about to get slammed with the 11th snowfall this winter