Experts say this Christmas season shaped up as the best in three years, with falling gas prices and a better job market boosting sales nationally roughly 4%.
Cyril Innis Jr. asked participants to call out the names of their ancestors during Friday’s ceremony at 290 Broadway. He also used the gathering to rally New Yorkers to keep up demonstrations against police abuse.
The Rev. John Murray slipped during a stroll along a Long Branch, New Jersey, boardwalk and shattered two vertebrae in 2010, leaving him paralyzed from the waist down. Four years later, the 66-year-old Brooklyn native has an easier time getting around than others living at the Our Lady of Perpetual Help assisted living unit in Sunset Park.
Justice League NYC ‘are moving forward’ with protests despite Brooklyn Borough President Eric Adams’ imploring them to hold until Rafael Ramos and Wenjian Liu are laid to rest.
‘This is not about taking things into our own hands,’ Sharpton told reporters in Harlem. ‘That doesn’t solve the problem of police misconduct.’
Protesters expressed sympathy for police mourning the loss of Officers Rafael Ramos and Wenjian Liu. Their deaths come as Zachary Campbell, a fourth suspect wanted in the Brooklyn Bridge cop beatdown during an Eric Garner protest, surrendered Saturday.
Glover took a visit to a West Side horse stable Friday, one day after throwing his support behind the embattled carriage horse industry.