What it’s like to be a black NYPD sergeant in NYC

Sgt. Edmund Small, 46, is an NYPD veteran and a member of the executive board of the Sergeants Benevolent Association. Appointed to the NYPD in 1997, he was promoted to sergeant in 2005. He is currently assigned to the 70th Precinct in Brooklyn, the notorious stationhouse where cops sexually assaulted Haitian immigrant Abner Louima in […]

Greggs to finally reopen 800 branches in two weeks

GREGGS fans will soon be able to get their hands on its treats once more as the bakery chain has revealed plans to reopen 800 branches in two weeks. The popular high street chain says it plans to reopen 800 stores from around June 18, while it hopes to reopen the remainder of its 2,050 […]

NYC could see outdoor dining by June 22 as Gov. Cuomo approves for Phase 2

New Yorkers craving for a sit-down restaurant meal during the coronavirus lockdown can begin frequenting their favorite upstate eateries again starting Thursday under outdoor dining rules announced by Gov. Andrew Cuomo Wednesday. The outdoor dining only can take place in the seven upstate regions that have already entered Phase 2 of reopening — the Albany-Capital […]

20 Black Owned Fashion & Beauty Brands To Support Today & Always

Social media posts in solidarity with the Black Lives Matter movement are important. Silence, after all, speaks volumes. But true activism doesn’t begin and end with a couple hashtags. One of the easiest ways to take a stand against systemic racial inequality is to support Black-owned businesses and brands. In short: Put your money where […]