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Family urges Cuomo to sign Briana’s Law

The family of Briana Ojeda, Senator Jesse Hamilton, Assistant Assembly Speaker Felix Ortiz, and several other local officials took to the steps of City Hall for a news conference Aug. 10 to call on Governor Cuomo to sign Briana’s Law.

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The unauthorized psychoanalysis of Donald Trump

If the world wanted to prevent the arrival of a narcissistic, vulgar,  big-mouthed, lying,  misogynic, bullying, immigrant bashing,  racist, alleged rapist, president of the United States named Donald Trump, it would have to  had to have started  at least two generations ago

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This time is no time for moral midgetry

While our hearts go out to those killed and injured amid violent conflicts between white supremacist and neo-Nazi demonstrators and counter-protesters in Charlottesville, Va., one thing is clear: bigotry and racial hatred were the primary causes of the casualties.

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Combat inequality by helping award $16 billion to minority and women-owned businesses

NYC small-business owners, do you want to live in a city where the local economy mirrors the vast diversity of New Yorkers?

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Building a political consensus with a Black united front

“What we are much more likely seeing is a deepening disappointment with the Democratic Party among Blacks,” according to the Black Commentator, an analysis from the Joint Center for Political and Economic Studies.

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Source360 hosts social justice panels, music, tech and business

City politicians, police, and civil rights advocates attended a panel held Thursday that focused on relations between the NYPD and the community.

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Harlem Week hosts Senior Day Expo & Fair

Harlem Week hosts its Senior Day Expo & Fair at Adam Clayton Powell Jr State Building on 125th Street this week.

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The Cosmopolitan Review: August 17 - August 23

Greetings from Martha’s Vineyard. Yes, if it is August, then the Mitchells must be on Martha’s Vineyard. I confess, I wait all year just to return here.

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Trump: Returning to the bad old bad days

We have all heard the sayings, “History repeats itself,” and “There is nothing new under the sun.”

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Brooklyn District Attorney candidate night at Medgar Evers College

The Brooklyn NAACP and the Center for Law and Social Justice at Medgar Evers College are hosting the Brooklyn District Attorney Candidate Night Thursday, Sept. 7, at 6 p.m. at Medgar Evers College (1638 Bedford Ave., Brooklyn).

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East New York highlights 1000 days of free gun-related homicides

Anti-violence activists are highlighting 1000 days of no gun-related homicides in East New York, Brooklyn Aug. 17.

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Trump Charlottesville fallout continues

Even those critics who have developed an impenetrable steel-like facade to the almost daily panned President Donald Trump statements, tweets and actions were astounded as he likened the flag-carrying, torch-wielding, stick-waving neo-Nazis and their ilk to the mostly white counter-protestors in Virginia.

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Trump calls removal of Confederate monuments 'so foolish'

President Donald Trump on Thursday denounced the removal of monuments to Confederate figures as "sad" and "so foolish," days after white supremacists and neo-Nazis took to Charlottesville, Virginia, to violently protest the planned removal of a statue of the Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee.

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War at Home: Trump & his Racists vs Everyone else

It’s plain and simple: the 45th president of the United States, Donald Trump, is a racist and America put him in the White House. Although many Americans are now coming to that realization, others have known for decades.

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Black leaders, artists respond to Charlottesville

In a stunning protest by America’s white nationalist and neo-Nazi community, violence and chaos ensued when a mass of white men descended on the University of Virginia campus in Charlottesville, Va. and embarked on a surprise march that began after sundown at 9 p.m. Friday, August 11.

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Make America Great Again—Trump Must Go! #29

We should not be surprised that President Trump had to be prodded to deliver a stronger message of condemnation in the wake of the melee in Charlottesville, Va. Saturday.

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A rogue president

The fissure in the nation’s race relations experienced a more tragic chasm in Charlottesville, Va. over the weekend, and it also signaled a further collapse of the Trump administration.

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Brooklyn church removes plaques honoring Confederate general

Leaders of a New York Episcopal diocese removed two plaques honoring Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee from the grounds of a church in Brooklyn.

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Trump says both sides to blame amid Charlottesville backlash

In a remarkable news conference in the lobby of Trump Tower, President Donald Trump blamed the violence in Charlottesville, Virginia, Saturday on both sides of the conflict, equating the white supremacists on one side with the "alt-left" on the other side.

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Brooklyn man one of 2 soldiers killed in Iraq, Pentagon cites artillery ‘mishap’

A Pentagon spokesman says the two U.S. soldiers killed Sunday in Iraq were casualties of a U.S. artillery “mishap.”

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