The immigration policies that are tearing apart immigrant families on the southern US border are having the same effect here.
Longtime social justice activist and President of United Christian Leadership Ministry of Western New York, Rev. Lewis Stewart said Christopher Pate was the victim of police brutality that occurred on May 5, 2018 on the corner of Fulton Avenue and Bloss Street.
[UPDATE]Republican Representative Chris Collins, who was arrested earlier this week on charges related to insider trading, has suspended his re-election campaign. Collins had initially said that he would continue to seek re-election to Congress.
An indicted journalist reflects on conspiracy in today's America
When Aaron Cantú arrived at his new job at the Santa Fe Reporter in New Mexico last year, he came with the baggage of a recent arrest. Two months earlier, he spent a night in jail with hundreds of others detained during protests on Inauguration Day in Washington, DC.
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My accumulated observations lead me to conclude that the main reason for low voter participation today is that people are lazy or simply don't care.
Abortion has been legal in New York since 1970, three years before the Supreme Court legalized abortion nationwide through its decision in Roe v. Wade. But when New York liberalized its abortion laws, it kept them in the state's penal code.
RTS now has a final report and recommendations from its consultant regarding the Monroe County public bus system's fixed routes. For the most part, the routes are the same as they were in the consultant's draft report from May, though there are a few important changes that officials say resulted from public input.
The city took the first step today on an ambitious plan to redevelop the riverfront from the University of Rochester area through downtown and north past the High Falls area. At a press conference at the Riverside Convention Center, Governor Andrew Cuomo announced that he has accepted plans for 13 of the projects in the city's ROC the Riverway plan.
This week's calls to action include the following events and activities. (All are free and open to the public, unless otherwise noted.)