Wednesday, 17 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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Making Indigenous-themed Art in NJ

Making Indigenous-themed Art in NJ

Using natural materials, Mexico native Rosa López handcrafts art pieces inspired by indigenous peoples, reports Diario de Mexico.

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Migrating from Central America to the Hudson Valley

Migrating from Central America to the Hudson Valley

La Voz describes two brothers among several people migrating from Central America to the Hudson Valley, and the challenges such migrants face.

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Religious Tradition With an Indian Taste

Religious Tradition With an Indian Taste

Sikhism's tradition of offering free food to the gurudwaras' visitors is keeping temple kitchens very busy, reports Feet in 2 Worlds.

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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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Atlantic City Decline: Chinese Reaction

Atlantic City Decline: Chinese Reaction

World Journal covers the impact of the decline of Atlantic City on Chinatown bus operators and Chinese casino workers.

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Dad Creates Cartoon to Keep Kids in Touch with Roots

Dad Creates Cartoon to Keep Kids in Touch with Roots

One ambitious Jersey dad is making a Filipino-themed cartoon, called "Phil the Fil-Am," to keep his kids in tune with their heritage, reports The FilAm.

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Oaxacan Culture in Westchester

Oaxacan Culture in Westchester

Paintings, photography, poetry and other examples of Oaxacan culture will be presented August 2 in New Rochelle, NY, Diario de Mexico reports.

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Caribbean Carnival Takes Over Jersey Streets

Caribbean Carnival Takes Over Jersey Streets

Jersey City locals waved flags and danced to music at the annual West Indian/Caribbean carnival and parade.

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Fighting ‘Secure Communities’ Deportations 

Fighting ‘Secure Communities’ Deportations 

The American Civil Liberties Union of New Jersey is urging that counties oppose deportations carried out under the "Secure Communities" program, reports Diario de Mexico.

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‘Little Colombia’ Needs Representation

‘Little Colombia’ Needs Representation

Colombians, 1.5 million strong in the tri-state area, have little representation and are fractured as a community. Some leaders are trying to change that, El Diario reports.

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