Amy Cooper, “Central Park Karen,” loses lawsuit claiming she was unfairly fired

Amy Cooper, the White woman who became known as “Central Park Karen” after calling 911 to claim that a Black birdwatcher had threatened her, lost a lawsuit alleging her former employer had engaged in racist and sexist behavior when he fired her after the incident. US District Judge Ronnie Abrams on Wednesday Cooper’s claims that … Read more

Eric Adams says NYC need to ‘do better’ in Juneteenth speech

New York City needs to “do better” in preventing black residents from being driven out of their neighborhoods, Mayor Eric Adams said on Sunday, during an address marking the Juneteenth holiday. Speaking in Central Park, Adams compared the modern-day uprooting of people of color from neighborhoods across the US — including the five boroughs — … Read more