NY1 observes Black History Month with a look at African-Americans in law enforcement, as well as the marking of the 50th anniversary of the assassination of Malcolm X. 

New Brighton Black History Month Event Focuses on Community Service
Residents made their way to PS 18 for Universal Temple of the Arts 10th annual Black History Month event Saturday.02/21/2015 11:00 PM
Performers Celebrate Black History Month at Wagner College
Wagner College combined music and storytelling in an emotional Black History Month performance.02/21/2015 12:10 PM
Pioneering Female African-American Officer Considers State of NYPD
As NY1 marks Black History Month, we turn our focus to African-American Members of the NYPD. NY1's Cheryl Wills caught up with a retired 64-year-old trailblazer who has concerns about the current state of affairs within the sea of blue. 02/17/2015 04:54 PM
Black History Month Performance Pays Tribute to Harlem Renaissance
Some performers are celebrating Black History Month by offering a free show in the borough. 02/15/2015 09:11 PM
Black Police Officers Divided Over Eric Garner's Death
In the wake of Eric Garner's highly publicized death, many African-American police officers are finding themselves caught in the middle of fiery debate over the use of excessive force. As we mark Black History Month, NY1's Cheryl Wills speaks to two important figures in the NYPD with sharply different views.02/16/2015 05:59 PM
City's Highest Ranking African-American Officer Leaves Community-Based Policing for Retirement
All this week, NY1 is celebrating Black History Month by saluting NYPD officers who are trying to strengthen police-community relations. NY1's Dean Meminger took a look at the career of the highest ranking African-American officer who now plans to help the community as a civilian.02/15/2015 06:41 PM
Council Celebrates Black History Month with Special Honorees
As part of Black History Month, the City Council honored several people Friday for their contributions to society.02/14/2015 05:37 PM
Island Students Explore Oldest Established Free-Slave Community
Some Island students got a hands on history lesson at the Sandy Ground Historical Museum in celebration of Black History Month. Through arts, crafts and exhibits, fourth graders from P.S. 74 explored Sandy Ground, the oldest community established by free slaves in the U.S.02/14/2015 04:37 PM
The Book Reader: ‘Eyes on the Struggle,’ ‘Turning 15 on the Road to Freedom,’ ‘SOS - Calling All Black People,' ‘The Work’
Patrik Henry Bass of Essence Magazine reports on newly released book titles and the world of publishing in The Book Reader.02/05/2015 07:20 PM
Jamaica Residents Honor MLK Jr. for Black History Month
Some community members kicked off Black History Month with a special tribute in Jamaica. 02/03/2015 01:26 AM
Black History Month 2015: South Bronx Man Played Key Role in Landmark Civil Rights Decision
A 73-year-old civil rights icon who was awarded the Congressional Gold Medal and recently met with President Barack Obama lives in relative obscurity in the South Bronx. 02/02/2015 10:27 AM


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