The positions at stake in Tuesday's elections included two governorships and the mayoralties of several major cities.
DOJ plans to withhold federal funding from jurisdictions where law enforcement personnel do not cooperate with immigration authorities.
And redirect the money “to black futures and the marginalized,” writes Guardian columnist Stephen Thrasher following the announcement that New York Police Department Commissioner Bill Bratton intends to resign next month.
Voting rights advocates tally the reforms the state must implement to restore confidence in democracy after more than 125,000 Brooklynites were among many voters unable to cast ballots in the presidential primary because they'd been removed from voter rolls.
Patton Oswalt, Sugar Ray Leonard and Bill de Blasio are among those weighing in after the shooting that left three dead and nine wounded in Lafayette.
Twelve days after his 22nd birthday, Kalief Browder wrapped an air-conditioner power cord around his neck and hanged himself.
Officers in the NYPD's Patrolmen's Benevolent Association will challenge Patrick Lynch in an election for the union's top leadership position next June, reports Juan Gonzalez of the New York Daily News.
Mayor Bill de Blasio has hit some bumps in recent months in his relationship with the New York City Police Force.
Young black men in Bedford-Stuyvesant, "a historically black neighborhood of high-rise public housing, low-rent houses, and expanding pockets of gentrification," have felt the effect of the NYPD's "slowdown" protest against Mayor Bill de Blasio.
It is absurd to have to say this, but New York Mayor Bill de Blasio, activist Al Sharpton and President Obama are in no way responsible for the coldblooded assassination of two police officers in Brooklyn on Saturday.