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FEATURE: The New Brooklyn: Gentrification through the eyes of 4 Clinton Hill natives

Posted on March 26, 2014 at 1:00pm 2 Comments

I stepped out on the corner of St. James and Fulton Street wide-eyed and confused. I had no idea where I was. Never mind the fact I’d spent 15 years walking these streets, and living just above the now vacant karate building. My elementary school was around the corner. The corner store I went to before work had become a gourmet deli. The flower shop I passed by in the spring time on my way to the Laundromat had disappeared 6 months ago, only to be replaced by something the…

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FEATURE: 'Dream Defenders' Sounds The Alarm

Posted on March 12, 2014 at 1:38pm 2 Comments

Members of Dream Defenders made their presence known at the Florida State of the State Address last week. After leading a month-long demonstration a year ago outside the governor’s office, they returned on opening day of the legislative session to protest.

Youth gathered between the House and Senate chambers, about 100 strong. They demanded for an end to zero-tolerance policies in Florida schools and a change to Florida’s gun laws.…

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"Caribbean nations prepare demand for slavery reparations"

Posted on March 11, 2014 at 2:31pm 0 Comments

The Guardian confirms that "Heads of state of 15 Caribbean nations will gather in St Vincent on Monday to unveil a plan demanding reparations from Europe for the enduring suffering inflicted by the Atlantic slave trade."

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"In an interview with the Guardian, Sir Hilary Beckles, who chairs…

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Black History: Ruby Bridges, "first black child to attend an all-white elementary school in the South"

Posted on February 19, 2014 at 2:00pm 3 Comments

"Ruby Nell Bridges Hall (born September 8, 1954) is an American activist known for being the first black child to attend an all-white elementary school in the South", which she entered on November 14, 1960.

"As soon as Bridges entered the school, white parents pulled their own children out; all the teachers refused to teach while a black child was enrolled. Only one person agreed to teach Ruby and that was Barbara Henry, from Boston, Massachusetts, and for over a year Henry…

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