Dr. Lester Young Says Next Mayor Must Support Education Proposals

Dr. Lester Young Says Next Mayor Must Support Education Proposals Updated

🕔10:02, 29.Mar 2012

By Nico Simino With two elected officials in attendance, one of the city’s foremost educators led a lively discussion on the state of the city’s public schools at last Saturday’s Vanguard Independent Democratic Association (VIDA) monthly meeting. Dr. Lester Young,

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NABJ Exclusive: Lawyer for slain teenager Trayvon Martin’s family expects state charges against gunman

NABJ Exclusive: Lawyer for slain teenager Trayvon Martin’s family expects state charges against gunman

🕔06:39, 26.Mar 2012

Photo by Velvet McNeil By Wesley Lowery Special to NABJ An attorney for the family of slain Florida teen Trayvon Martin on Saturday shed light on his legal team’s strategy, the status of state and federal investigations and the outpouring

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John Witherspoon Cooks… and Brings Humor to “A Thousand Words” and More

John Witherspoon Cooks… and Brings Humor to “A Thousand Words” and More Updated

🕔11:16, 25.Mar 2012

By Stephanie Green Paramount Pictures recently released their latest comedy A Thousand Words which stars Eddie Murphy as Jack McCall, Kerry Washington as his wife Caroline McCall, Cliff Curtis as Dr. Sinja, Clark Duke as Aaron, Allison Janney as Samantha

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Diane Dixon’s HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS ROUNDUP

Diane Dixon’s HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS ROUNDUP Updated

🕔05:41, 23.Mar 2012

[Special Alert!!!Because of the support of Congressman Ed Towns and City Councilman Al Vann a free bus for community supporters and fans of the three-time New York City PSAL Boys Basketball Champions will leave Boys and Girls High School at

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View From Here: Trayvon Martin / Stop-and-Frisk Updated

🕔10:21, 22.Mar 2012

Listening to Trayvon Martin’s extended terrorized screams for help that can be heard in the background of a 911 caller, as Zimmerman tracked him and cornered him, or Ramarley Graham cowering in a corner of the bathroom while a policeman

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Kings County Politics (KPC) Updated

🕔10:05, 22.Mar 2012

At press time, in a senate race seemingly to nowhere, Republican candidate David Storobin clung to an unofficial 120 vote over Democratic City Councilman Lew Fidler in the special election to replace former state senator and convicted felon Carl Kruger

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News Briefs, March 22, 2012

News Briefs, March 22, 2012

🕔09:57, 22.Mar 2012

East New York, Brownsville lead city in stop-and-frisks Two police precincts covering Easy New York and Brownsville led the city in stop-and-frisks, according to a recent New York Civil Liberties Union (NYCLU) preliminary report leaked to the press. The 75th

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Alternatives to Stop-And-Frisk Updated

🕔07:04, 22.Mar 2012

New York Police Department Commissioner Ray Kelly issued a challenge for local lawmakers to come up with ideas other than stop-and-frisk measures to reduce crime in communities of color and Central Brooklyn’s elected officials responded with a boatload. Kelly issued

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Restoration Plaza At Odds With Sonny Carson’s Organization

Restoration Plaza At Odds With Sonny Carson’s Organization Updated

🕔06:54, 22.Mar 2012

As Bedford-Stuyvesant Restoration Plaza continues eviction proceedings against one of the community’s oldest grass roots organizations, a City Council member from outside the district said he is willing to mediate to resolve the issue. Restoration Plaza was established during the

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Feds step in to investigate shooting death of unarmed black teenager

Feds step in to investigate shooting death of unarmed black teenager Updated

🕔06:43, 22.Mar 2012

Florida’s “Stand Your Ground” law questioned amid allegations of a cover up By Aimena Lipscomb The FBI and the Justice Department’s Civil Rights Division have stepped in to further investigate the Trayvon Martin tragedy. Martin, a 17-year-old, 140 lb unarmed

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