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Boys & Girls H.S. Administrators Design a Day “Most Awesome,” Fit for a King …

Boys & Girls H.S. Administrators Design a Day “Most Awesome,” Fit for a King … Updated

🕔12:27, 26.Jul 2014

Text: Bernice Elizabeth Green. Photos, this page: Dr. Olivia Cousin. 1,000 Children, Volunteers participate in day-long community service activities and mighty walk for Nelson Mandela On July 18, people around the world celebrated the life, spirit and principles of Nelson

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Brownsville Tenants Face Denial of Basic Services

Brownsville Tenants Face Denial of Basic Services

🕔11:10, 26.Jul 2014

As temperatures began to rise in early July, tenants at 702 Rockaway Avenue had no relief from the heat. Electricity and gas to the entire building was shut off. There was no garbage collection. And the protective intercom system cover

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DOE Rejects plan to educate young African-American and Hispanic males

DOE Rejects plan to educate young African-American and Hispanic males Updated

🕔21:15, 25.Jul 2014

By Stephen Witt The city’s Department of Education (DOE) was not among 60 of the nation’s largest school districts pledging support of President Obama’s initiative to improve the educational futures of young African-American and Hispanic boys beginning in preschool and

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View From Here: Immigration

View From Here: Immigration Updated

🕔20:30, 25.Jul 2014

The crisis of illegal immigrant young people at the southern U.S. border is not as far away as you might think. CNN reports that Chris Cabrera, Vice President of the National Border Patrol Council in the Rio Grande Valley, a

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VIEW FROM HERE: NYPD wolf pack attack and kill unarmed man on Staten Island

VIEW FROM HERE: NYPD wolf pack attack and kill unarmed man on Staten Island Updated

🕔20:02, 25.Jul 2014

How else to describe them? The officers circled the big black man, Eric Garner, 43, a father of six who witnesses said had just broken up a fight, snatching at him until one of them strikes, grabbing Garner around the

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At the Domino Sugar Factory Thru July 6, Kara Walker’s 75.5ft long, 35.5ft high  and 26ft wide “Subtlety”

At the Domino Sugar Factory Thru July 6, Kara Walker’s 75.5ft long, 35.5ft high and 26ft wide “Subtlety” Updated

🕔12:45, 5.Jul 2014

                                                                                                        KaraWalker’s “A Subtlety or The Marvelous Sugar Baby, an homage to the unpaid and overworked artisans who have refined our sweet tastes from the cane fields to the Kitchens of the New World on the occasion of the Demolition of

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Is “Close To Home” Youthful Offender Program Too Close to Home?

Is “Close To Home” Youthful Offender Program Too Close to Home? Updated

🕔12:40, 5.Jul 2014

By Stephen Witt A much-lauded 2012 program to return low-level youthful offenders from upstate juvenile detention centers to group homes in their neighborhood continues to be plagued by a  high rate of the offenders going absent without leave (AWOL). Dubbed

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East Flatbush Community Vehemently Opposes Invasion of High-Rise Developers Updated

🕔12:37, 5.Jul 2014

Members of the Lenox Road Block Association Alliance (LRBAA) have joined forces in defiance of the plan by developers to construct a thirteen(13)-story high-rise in the middle of a narrow residential block on Lenox Road.  LRBAA objections stem from concerns

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Crown Heights Residents Grapple with Increase in Shooting Incidents Updated

🕔12:36, 5.Jul 2014

By Stephen Witt       A longtime Crown Heights community activist in policing matters blasted the de Blasio Administration this week for ignoring the tenants of community policing – namely not involving the community as active partners in keeping the streets

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81 NYC Registered Sex Offenders Go AWOL

81 NYC Registered Sex Offenders Go AWOL Updated

🕔17:13, 28.Jun 2014

By Mary Alice Miller New York City has 7,000 registered sex offenders living within the five boroughs. By law, all must periodically verify their address with the NYS Division of Criminal Justice Services (DCJS). But 81 NYC sex offenders have

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