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Marijuana Busts Targets Communities of Color. Low-level Pot Busts of Youths Leads City in Cause of Arrests

🕔09:37, 31.Mar 2011

The city’s police department’s stop and frisk policy is sending thousands of young people of color through the penal system for minor marijuana arrests, according to a recently released study. The Drug Policy Alliance report found that there were 50,383

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Young Black Men Hit Hardest in Recession

🕔09:37, 31.Mar 2011

Community Service Society Report Only one in four young black men in New York City has a job, according to a report released by the Community Service Society of New York. The report, “Unemployment in New York City During the

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Community Rallies Around John White and Family

🕔05:53, 2.Jul 2010

Diverse community members and organizations brought nothing but love to CEMOTAP’s support rally for John White and his family Despite the sweltering heat, Nazarene Congregational Church was packed with supporters. John White sat humbly in the first pew, with his

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View From Here: Why William Thompson for Mayor

View From Here: Why William Thompson for Mayor

🕔14:35, 30.Oct 2009

Bill Thompson grew up on Putnam Avenue between Stuyvesant and Malcolm X Blvd.   The journey from those streets to being elected City Comptroller in 2001, managing a staff of more than 700 with a budget of $68 million and being

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