Everett Palmer Died in Police Custody. His Family Still Wants Answers.

Everett Palmer Died in Police Custody. His Family Still Wants Answers.

In April, Queens native and military veterans Everett Palmer turned himself in to police for a DUI warrant in Pennsylvania. Two days later he was dead. Nearly six months later, Palmer’s family, friends and local leaders are still searching for answers to how and why Palmer died in police custody.

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NYC Reaches Record Low Unemployment Rate, But Many Still Struggle

NYC Reaches Record Low Unemployment Rate, But Many Still Struggle

New York City recorded an all-time low unemployment rate of 4.1 percent, according to the newly released August employment report by the New York State Department of Labor. But hundreds of thousands of residents continue to struggle to pay rent or earn a living wage.

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Marshall Project Report Reveals Racial Disparities in Subway Arrests

Marshall Project Report Reveals Racial Disparities in Subway Arrests

An analysis of New York Division of Criminal Justice Services data from 2014 through June 2018 by The Marshall Project reveals that, though turnstile arrests have dropped dramatically, a disproportionate amount of the people arrested for fare evasion — 89 percent — are black or Hispanic.

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