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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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PREVIOUS ISSUES

PREVIOUS ISSUES Updated

🕔10:00, 25.Jul 2014 Read Full Article
Fredrick Douglass: Never Forget

Fredrick Douglass: Never Forget Updated

🕔12:48, 5.Jul 2014

Frederick Douglass, born into slavery, escaped and became a masterful orator fighting against that great evil.  Among his well-known speeches is “The Meaning of July Fourth for the Negro”, presented in Rochester, New York on July 5, 1852. Douglass had

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Cuomo to Face Challenge from the Left

Cuomo to Face Challenge from the Left Updated

🕔16:47, 28.Jun 2014

By Cady Kuzmich Staff writer http://www.legislativegazette.com June 23, 2014 Fordham University Law Professor Zephyr Teachout formally launched her challenge against Gov. Andrew Cuomo in the Democratic primary this September. Teachout’s announcement on June 16 in Albany came on the same

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Graffiti Messages Attack African-American  Property in Clinton Hill

Graffiti Messages Attack African-American Property in Clinton Hill Updated

🕔10:53, 6.Jun 2014

By Stephen Witt A tree-lined Clinton Hill brownstone block where some of the borough’s most prominent African-Americans live – including the publishers of Our Time Press and Brooklyn District Attorney Kenneth Thompson – was vandalized with cryptic and threatening-like graffiti

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View From Here …

View From Here … Updated

🕔08:58, 30.May 2014

Amiri Baraka, Dr. Vincent Harding, Elombe Brath, Chuck Stone, William Worthy and now Dr. Maya Angelou; we’re losing poets, historians and truth-revealing journalists and their loss emphasizes why African-Americans must regain control of our children’s education.  It is in the

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Activists File Federal Lawsuit to Save Chicago, Newark and New Orleans Public Schools

Activists File Federal Lawsuit to Save Chicago, Newark and New Orleans Public Schools Updated

🕔13:40, 28.May 2014

By Mary Alice Miller Marking the 60th Anniversary of Brown vs. Board of Education of Topeka, Kansas, a complaint filed last week with the U.S. Department of Education’s civil rights office and the U.S. Department of Justice charge that school

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Allied to Flower Bed-Stuy and Sustain its Beauty

Allied to Flower Bed-Stuy and Sustain its Beauty Updated

🕔13:49, 16.May 2014

Working for the Community: Last Saturday, Block and Tenant Association presidents, Bedford-Stuyvesant Youth, Education and Safety Task Force members, Bridge Street Development staff and community leaders were among those who came out to beautify their blocks. Photo: Winston Wharton  

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BringBackOurGirls: France offers Nigeria ‘special team’ in hunt for kidnapped girls –

BringBackOurGirls: France offers Nigeria ‘special team’ in hunt for kidnapped girls – Updated

🕔09:07, 10.May 2014

  PARIS (AFP) – France (on Wednesday) offered Nigeria a “special team” to look for more than 200 girls kidnapped by Islamist militant group Boko Haram in an incident that has triggered global shock and condemnation. The extremists seized a

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Home Depot and Magnolia Launch Green Learning Institute for Community

Home Depot and Magnolia Launch Green Learning Institute for Community Updated

🕔11:46, 2.May 2014

Photo credit: Wayne Devonish     Veronica DeJesus Dockery (far right), The Home Depot Bedford-Stuyvesant store manager, launched Magnolia Tree Earth Center of Bedford-Stuyvesant’s  Green Institute, a gardening and ecology appreciation instructional program under the deanship of Magnolia board members

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