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NYPD gets inspector general

The city has welcomed its inspector general, an officer to oversee the New York Police Department.

Muslims appeal federal judge’s ruling on NYPD surveillance, turn to de Blasio

A group of New Jersey Muslims are responding swiftly after their case got thrown out of federal district court.

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De Blasio unveils Sandy recovery plans

It has been 17 months since Hurricane Sandy ripped through the East Coast, leaving hundreds of houses and properties destroyed.

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Jamaican judge rules homeless LGBT youths can live in sewage

A judge in Jamaica recently ruled that the country’s homeless LGBT youths, thrown out of their homes by relatives, have the right to live in sewers and gullies, published reports say.

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Cuomo’s new charter school favors raise more concerns

As Gov. Andrew Cuomo stands shoulder-to-shoulder with charter school officials, and as the expansion of colocated charter schools inside traditional public schools continues to be in effect, his new favors have raised more questions than answers for parents, educators and City Council officials.

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Hoodies up for Trayvon: Two years later

Dozens of angry protesters representing various grassroots organizations rallied in Times Square to commemorate the second anniversary of the death of Trayvon Martin

Comptroller Stringer names chief diversity officer

In his effort for the city to increase its number of contracts and subcontracts to female- and minority-owned contractors, New York City Comptroller Scott Stringer has named Carra Wallace as the city’s first chief diversity officer to oversee city agencies.

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International Women’s Day rally for NYC to raise minimum wage

Living on minimum wage is a harsh reality for many New Yorkers like Sabrina Storey, a fast-food worker, who has been working at a local KFC franchise since December of last year.

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Federal judge throws out lawsuit challenging NYPD spying on Muslims

Is it OK to profile Muslims? The answer depends on who you ask.

Mothers who lost sons to gun violence honored

Sabrina Fulton, the mother of Trayvon Martin, was one of the most recognizable guests last Friday, along with Constance Malcolm, Valerie Bell and Jackie Rowe-Adams, all of whom have a similar story.



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