"Don't underestimate the effects of the anti Muslim rhetoric after these incidents on millions of people," Salam al Marayati, president of the Muslim Public Affairs Council, told the PW.
Application of an affordable housing plan in New York City leaves questions for tenants, working people, and many community advocates about whose interests it is intended to serve.
What happened to the money after the New Jersey governor killed a new commuter rail tunnel five years ago?
Today the Stonewall Inn, site of the historic rebellion for LGBTQ rights was made a landmark by New York City's Landmarks Preservation Committee. The vote was unanimous.
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.