Tuesday, 2 September 2014

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Wiring Up Red Hook with Communal Wi-Fi

Wiring Up Red Hook with Communal Wi-Fi

In Red Hook, Brooklyn, home to the borough's largest housing project, a community group has assembled a wireless network that is set up and maintained by local residents, and held ...

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People of Color Consume Technology but Few Produce It

People of Color Consume Technology but Few Produce It

Blacks and Latinos are MIA in Silicon Valley or New York's equivalent, "Silicon Alley," but they are leading when it comes to using smartphones and social media platforms. A Color ...

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Immigration Rally Through Social Media

Immigration Rally Through Social Media

Highlights of Saturday's immigration rally in Queens Latino, El Diario, Colorlines and on Twitter and Instagram. ...

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Immigrants, Minorities, Poor Feel Sting of Shutdown

Immigrants, Minorities, Poor Feel Sting of Shutdown

The effects of the shutdown depends on its duration but some locals are already feeling the effects. ...

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Teen Artists Portray Sandy Stories in Murals

Teen Artists Portray Sandy Stories in Murals

A community organization in Brooklyn’s Park Slope is working on a series of murals to restore some of what Hurricane Sandy washed away. Groundswell is employing teenage artists fr ...

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Muslims Sue NYPD Over Surveillance

Muslims Sue NYPD Over Surveillance

Civil liberty groups have filed a lawsuit against the City and the NYPD on behalf of Muslim New Yorkers caught up in the controversial police surveillance program, reports Colorli ...

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Immigrants Pay Billions More Into Medicare Than They Take Out

Immigrants Pay Billions More Into Medicare Than They Take Out

A recent study has found that between 2002 and 2009, immigrants contributed a cumulative total of over $115 billion more to Medicare than they took out, reports Colorlines, while ...

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Drop ‘Illegal,’ Say 70K to The Times

Drop ‘Illegal,’ Say 70K to The Times

Colorlines reports that Jose Antonio Vargas, Fernando Chavez – the son of Cesar Chavez – and dozens of supporters gathered to deliver 70,000 signatures to The New York Times, call ...

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NYPD Surveillance Has Lingering Impact on Muslims, Report Finds

NYPD Surveillance Has Lingering Impact on Muslims, Report Finds

Worshippers, families, store owners and students shared how the tactics of the NYPD surveillance program have permeated their lives with fear and paranoia at a press conference at ...

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Muted Hope After Obama’s Immigration Speech

Muted Hope After Obama’s Immigration Speech

Reactions from Colorlines, Gay City News, Irish Central, The Epoch Times, Diario de México and Amsterdam News indicate that while immigrants and advocate groups are glad the issue ...

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77% of Asian Americans Supported Obama

77% of Asian Americans Supported Obama

A study by the Asian American Legal Defense and Education Fund based on Election Day exit polls found that Asian Americans overwhelmingly voted for Barack Obama and as many as 96 ...

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