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Crown Heights Violence

Was Brooklyn Bystander Accidentally Shot By NYPD?

AP | By COLLEEN LONG | Posted 11.08.2011 | New York

NEW YORK -- Police ballistics tests have determined a shootout suspect didn't kill a bystander on her stoop near the route for New York City's West In...

Rev. Al Sharpton's High Holidays Repentance

Rabbi Jason Miller | Posted 10.26.2011 | Religion
Rabbi Jason Miller

I think we should take Sharpton at his word. A cynic might say that Sharpton needed to apologize for his role in the riots in order to get his MSNBC show. But after reading his apology, I feel it is sincere.

My Message To The Churches, Mosques And Synagogues: Do Your Job!

Russell Simmons | Posted 10.19.2011 | Religion
Russell Simmons

The haters will always hate. It is the solemn and fundamental obligation of ALL religious institutions and leaders to fight relentlessly for understanding and reconciliation.

Re-framing The Racial And Religious Narratives In Crown Heights

Henry Goldschmidt | Posted 10.19.2011 | Religion
Henry Goldschmidt

If New Yorkers and others are ever going to get past the violence of August 1991, we all need to recognize that our perceptions of this violence are only that