Students held signs with startling numbers like "36,000 students of color go to high schools with almost no sports."
The meeting's theme was "Support City Officials Who Fight for Equality, a Living Wage and Against Racism."
In New York, it's truly a tale of two cities: a city of the very rich, growing richer, and the poor, who are growing poorer.
Mayor Bill de Blasio opened his State of the City address with a commitment to maintaining a city that is inclusive and affordable.
The recent arrest of Sheldon Silver is only the latest in a series of events that has raised the volume on calls for ethics and political reform in New York.
Elected officials of all races came from across the city to show their support for the mayor's proposal that UPK be enacted and paid for by taxing those who make $500,000 and up.
NEW YORK -The frigid weather couldn't keep hundreds of supporters and elected officials from attending the inauguration of New York City's 109th mayor, Bill de Blasio, Jan 1.
The Friends of the People's World hosted its yearly fundraiser Dec. 8, the Better World Awards. This year was an exceptional one.
On Sunday, Nov. 3, the Vito Marcantonio Forum sponsored an event at Gaetana's Cucina Italiana restaurant in Greenwich Village.
The 2013 New York City elections were a thunderous mandate for progressive change in the nation's largest city.