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Family Files Wrongful Death Lawsuit After woman Dies In Brooklyn Holding Cell

🕔14:36, 24.Oct 2013

Witnesses say cops did nothing while woman convulsed for hours before dying By Stephen Witt The family of a Brooklyn woman who died in a Brooklyn holding cell after cops reportedly refused to help the convulsing victim despite the pleas

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Freeing Marissa Alexander

🕔14:32, 24.Oct 2013

Truthout.com Three years ago, a single warning shot sent Marissa Alexander to prison. Last month, an appeals court overturned her conviction, ruling that the jury received flawed instructions on self-defense. Supporters are calling for the prosecutor to drop all charges

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Lou Wilson, The Love of My Life: A Birthday Tribute

🕔14:14, 24.Oct 2013

By Gloria Dulan-Wilson Lou Wilson of Mandrill made his transition to the ancestors at the beginning of this year, January 7, 2013. Lou, an accomplished musician and instrumentalists, wrote most of the lyrics and of course the music that made

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Freedom Party: A Political Party for the Voiceless

🕔13:03, 18.Oct 2013

By Alton H. Maddox, Jr.   For the first time in the history of New York City, a Black-led and Black-financed political party, which focuses, universally, on the plight of the downtrodden, the dispossessed and the disenfranchised, will appear on

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Hynes And Kelly Announce Indictment Of Gun Trafficker For Sale Of 30 Firearms To Undercover Officer

🕔13:00, 18.Oct 2013

Defendant Transported Rifles, Revolvers, Semi-Automatic Pistols and Ammunition From North Carolina To Brooklyn Kings County District Attorney Charles J. Hynes and New York Police Department Commissioner Raymond W. Kelly today announced the indictment of Christopher “Country” McPhaul, 43, for illegally

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View From Here Bikers/SUV Tragic Confrontation

🕔12:59, 10.Oct 2013

By David Mark Greaves The tragedy of the recent motorcycle versus SUV confrontation was amazingly caught on a helmet-mounted camera and makes for compelling viewing.  A large group of motorcyclists found themselves together on the Westside Highway and if you’ve

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City’s Department of Homeless Services Okays Study on Sumner Armory

🕔12:36, 10.Oct 2013

Green light appears day late & dollar short as Bloomberg Administration comes to an end By Stephen Witt With just three months left in the Bloomberg Administration, the city’s Department of Homeless Services (DHS) has finally green-lit a study to

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FALL USHERS IN THE NINTH ANNUAL BED-STUY ALIVE! CELEBRATION, October 12-19

🕔12:37, 4.Oct 2013

Che Baraka, Bertha Walters, Bed-Vyne Wine, Rashid Davis and Arafat Sapey to receive Tohma Faulkner Awards The Bed-Stuy Alive! Collective is proud to present the 9th Annual Bed-Stuy Alive! Week celebration, scheduled to take place from Saturday, October 12th  to

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Sustaining Bed-Stuy:

🕔12:31, 4.Oct 2013

Recycling is catching on in Bedford-Stuyvesant, and The Hattie Carthan Community Gardens, led by urban farmer Yonnette Fleming, second from right, and The Magnolia Tree Earth Center, represented here by Nancy Wolf, far right, are leading the movement.   Last month,

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The Affordable Care Act, Section by Section

🕔12:09, 4.Oct 2013

Below you will find a brief outline of all 10 Titles of the Affordable Care Act. Title I. Quality, Affordable Health Care for All Americans This Act puts individuals, families and small business owners in control of their health care.

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