Under this new universal public college tuition plan, students will have waived tuition if their families earn less than $120,000 a year.
Glenn Martin, a former Rikers inmate and advocate for criminal justice reform, has continually made the effort to have Rikers Island closed.
During the event, actors, activists, and musicians will pay homage to Dr. King with recitations of his most revered speeches, as well as musical performances.
New York's governor responds to the spike in hate crimes since the presidential election. His plans include a special police unit to stem the flood of incidents.
Katrina Bookman doesn't care if the slot machine malfunctioned, she wants the machine's maximum prize of $6,500.
Principal Nadia Lopez has earned recognition for her inspirational programs. She's even more determined to steer her students on the path to success.
A win for Espaillat would set him up to become the first Dominican-American elected to Congress – if he wins the general election in November.
A wheelchair bound middle school student delivers an inspirational speech at graduation. The 14-year-old girl who was paralyzed by a gang member's stray bullet said, "I won today."
The new legislation ensures that anyone arrested will receive a speedy trial in hopes to prevent suicides like Kalief Browder's.
The freedom fighter, abolitionist and former slave continues to be immortalized.