Thursday, 18 September 2014

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Opinion: Better Policing Won’t Fix ‘Broken Windows’

Opinion: Better Policing Won’t Fix ‘Broken Windows’

Better police training won't fix the broken windows policy, which is deeply flawed, argues sociologist Mike Rowan in an opinion piece in City Limits.

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Bringing ‘Vulgar Colors’ to Brooklyn

Bringing ‘Vulgar Colors’ to Brooklyn

The group "Vulgar Colors" is hosting events, helping the community and promoting music in Brooklyn, reports Brooklyn Brief.

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A ‘Bittersweet’ $41m Settlement for Central Park Five

A ‘Bittersweet’ $41m Settlement for Central Park Five

Calling the settlement "a sort of victory," Yusef Salaam of the Central Park Five voices his concerns about the effects of "institutionalized racism" on the community in an Amsterdam News story on the payout and the reactions from those involved.

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Will Haitian Americans Gain in Albany?

Will Haitian Americans Gain in Albany?

Haitian-American candidates are poised to make gains in the NYS capitol, Haitian Times reports.

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Black Life Matters: On the Freedom Ride

Black Life Matters: On the Freedom Ride

Colorlines editorial director Akiba Solomon writes about Black Life Matters, the action and freedom ride to Ferguson, Missouri, she participated in.

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Helping Fight Ebola

Helping Fight Ebola

Brooklyn's Imani House is trying to raise $75,000 to help its Liberian clinic upgrade an isolation clinic to help treat Ebola victims, the Amsterdam News reports.

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Afro Soca in Brooklyn

Afro Soca in Brooklyn

Shakira Marshall leads her students in blending dance moves from Africa and the Caribbean.

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Students Talk about Segregated Schools

Students Talk about Segregated Schools

The Riverdale Press went into some of New York's segregated schools to hear what students say about the consequences of racial isolation and division.

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Parents Call for Boycott of Newark Schools

Parents Call for Boycott of Newark Schools

A parent's group, NPS Boycott 4 Freedom, is advocating a September 4 boycott to protest a restructuring plan for a number of the Newark schools, Colorlines reports.

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Latino Groups Join Eric Garner March

Latino Groups Join Eric Garner March

Many Latino groups and protesters marched last Saturday on Staten Island demanding justice for victims of police brutality in the wake of Eric Garner's death, El Diario reports.

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MTA Diversifies Contracting

MTA Diversifies Contracting

The MTA has helped minority- and women-owned businesses gain more contracts with the agency through a mentoring program of its own, Amsterdam News reports.

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