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Wednesday Aug 27 | Queens Crap

Affordable housing welcomed, yet feared

From NY1 : A stretch of Pitkin Avenue in East New York, one of the poorest neighborhoods in the city, could soon be transformed.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat

Mon Aug 25, 2014

The Brooklyn Daily Eagle

Calls for renewed remembrance at Prison Ship Martyrs Monument

"Keep in mind that in 1908, at the one year commemoration of this monument, there were 20,000 people in attendance, including military regiments and civilian personnel," said Society of Old Brooklynites member Daniel Cardona.

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Related Topix: Brooklyn, NY, New York, NY, US Navy, US Military, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, US Politics, US Senate, Senator Kirsten Gillibrand

Newsday

NYPD Confidential: Controversial cops deserve due process

All the racial rhetoric over Eric Garner and Michael Brown ignores the presumption of innocence of the two cops involved in their deaths.

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Related Topix: Staten-Island, NY, New York, NY, David Paterson, US Governors, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Brooklyn, NY

Sat Aug 23, 2014

New York Post

Thousands march to protest police death of Eric Garner

Thousands of demonstrators converged on Staten Island for a peaceful, though at times testy, march on Saturday to protest the death of Eric Garner and police tactics in general.

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Wed Aug 20, 2014

Bay Ridge Journal

106th Annual Memorial Tribute to the Prison Ship Martyrs

On Saturday, August 23 from 10 AM to Noon, the Society of Old Brooklynites will host the 106th Annual Memorial Tribute to the Prison Ship Martyrs, at the Prison Ship Martyrs Monument in Fort Greene Park in Brooklyn.

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Los Angeles Times

Grand jury will hear evidence in NYPD chokehold case

Esaw Garner, wife of Eric Garner, breaks down in the arms of the Revs. Herbert Daughtry, left, and Al Sharpton during a rally over Garner's death in Staten Island, N.Y. Esaw Garner, wife of Eric Garner, breaks down in the arms of the Revs. Herbert Daughtry, left, and Al Sharpton during a rally over Garner's death in Staten Island, N.Y. A New York ... (more)

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Sat Aug 16, 2014

USA Today

Sharpton speaks out against 'over-policing' in Mo. shooting

HARLEM, New York City - Addressing a crowd of more than 150 Saturday morning, the Rev.

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Fri Aug 15, 2014

Daily Kos

The Evening Blues - 8-15-14

Welcome! " The Evening Blues" is a casual community diary where we hang out, share and talk about news, music, photography and other things of interest to the community.

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Related Topix: Ferguson, MO, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Senator Rand Paul, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Liberal Political News

TheBlaze.com

Dems demand Holder investigate another death at the hands of white cops

A half dozen New York Democrats are calling on Attorney General Eric Holder to investigate another incident involving the death of a black man at the hands of a white police officer.

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Thu Aug 14, 2014

SILive.com

Democratic congressmen ask Justice Department to investigate death of Eric Garner

Members of New York's Democratic congressional delegation are asking the Justice Department to formally investigate last month's police custody death of Eric Garner on Staten Island and the law enforcement strategy known as "broken windows."

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Mon Aug 11, 2014

NY1

Brooklyn Congressman Proposes Public Housing Security Legislation

After the stabbing death of PJ Avitto in the elevator of Brooklyn housing development, federal legislation is introduced to make residents safer, and it's named after the six-year-old boy.

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Sun Aug 03, 2014

The Washington Post

Obama action on immigration should spark impeachment talk, GOP congressman says

Rep. Steve King said Sunday that Congress should work toward impeaching President Obama if he moves forward with an executive order that could allow millions of illegal immigrants to stay in the United States without fear of deportation.

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Mediaite.com

Wallace Battles Dem Rep.: Didn't Democrats Want to Impeach Bush?

Following statements from Representative Steve King that President Barack Obama was creating a "constitutional crisis" with his executive actions on immigration that would ultimately leave the House with no choice but impeachment, Fox News Sunday host Chris Wallace asked Representative Hakeem Jeffries how the GOP's impeachment chatter was different ... (more)

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