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Freedom Party: A Political Party for the Voiceless Updated

🕔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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Michael Greys Announces Run for Mayor on Freedom Party Line

Michael Greys Announces Run for Mayor on Freedom Party Line Updated

🕔12:33, 8.Aug 2013

By Mary Alice Miller Retired police officer Michael Greys made public his intent to run for mayor on the Freedom Party line. The announcement, during which attorney Michael Lloyd stepped forward to run for Public Advocate, took place during a

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Black’s “Slip” at Meeting is Slap Across the Face of Millions — Every Student in NYC Public Schools and Their Parents Updated

🕔08:44, 20.Jan 2011

For the Sake of the Children, Cathie Black Must Go The latest Freudian juxtapositions of school’s Chancellor Cathie Black — on the even of Martin Luther King Jr. anniversary celebrations –were “more fuel for the fire” in the growing effort

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“Cathie Black Must Go!” Lawsuit and Protests Begin Updated

🕔12:19, 2.Dec 2010

by Amadi Ajamu The fight against Mayor Bloomberg and Chancellor-designee Cathie Black  will be waged in the streets and in the courts. Freedom Party leaders laid out their “plan of action” at Sistas’ Place Coffee House in Brooklyn on Monday

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A PEOPLES’ VICTORY! Updated

🕔09:35, 2.Dec 2010

Scottsboro Boys Minstrel Show on Broadway Closes by Amadi Ajamu The final performances of the Scottsboro Boys Broadway production will be held on December 12, 2010.  After weekly protests led by the Freedom Party, renowned producers John Kander and Susan

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Halftime Instructions for the Freedom Party Updated

🕔13:54, 31.Jul 2010

By Alton Maddox The Freedom Party has to collect 15,000 valid signatures for the gubernatorial candidacy of Councilman Charles Barron with at least 100 “valid” signatures in 15 congressional districts.  The signatures of the Freedom Party are expected to be

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A Blueprint for the Freedom Party Updated

🕔14:12, 15.Jul 2010

By Alton H. Maddox, Jr. While a political party may be established at any time, a political party with ballot status in New York can only occur during a gubernatorial election which, in New York, is every four years. A

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Community Rallies Around John White and Family Updated

🕔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: The Freedom Party – Waking Giant Updated

🕔05:42, 2.Jul 2010

“Say it loud! I’m Black and I’m Proud!” When we entered the Siloam Presbyterian Church, whose 161 year-old history includes the congregation taking up a $25 collection for the visiting John Brown on his way to Harper’s Ferry, the beat

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FREEDOM PARTY IGNITES MOVEMENT Updated

🕔05:34, 2.Jul 2010

African-American Issues Brings Together Hundreds at Convention Freedom Party Hosts First Statewide Convention Several hundred from around the state packed the historic Siloam Presbyterian Church to ratify Council member Charles Barron as the Freedom Party’s candidate for governor. Barron named

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