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Moral Monday Rally Follows Arrest Video

A cell phone video that shows an African American man being beaten by officers of the Hartford Police Department prompted a protest rally that moved from the corner of Main Street and Albany Avenue to the front of the Public Safety Complex on Monday evening. 714 more words

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The Streets Had Eyes: Civilian Policing in Hartford's North End (Part 1 of 2)

The gray patches in Cornell Lewis’s thick, black beard make him look like an aged version of the NBA superstar James Harden, but without the kicks to the groin. 2,141 more words

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DCF Ordered To Rehire Fired Worker

By SUSAN HAIGH  Associated Press

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) _ Connecticut’s Department of Children and Families was ordered Friday to rehire an employee who’d been an outspoken critic of what he sees as the agency’s racist attitude and was fired over allegations about his performance. 434 more words

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Activist Ends Hunger Strike

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) _ Black pastor and activist Cornell Lewis says he’s ending his hunger strike protesting what he calls a racist attitude by mostly white supervisors toward employees at the state’s only secure facility for delinquent boys. 104 more words

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Pastor Ponders Hunger Strike in Race Spat

By SUSAN HAIGH
Associated Press

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) _ Black pastor and activist Cornell Lewis said Friday he plans to decide this weekend whether to continue his hunger strike to protest what he calls a racist attitude by mostly white supervisors toward employees at the state’s only secure facility for delinquent boys. 387 more words

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EQUALITY AND JUSTICE FOR...?

If I needed someone to show me the way, I could do much worse than Hartford activist Cornell Lewis.

He waited 3 weeks, then called out the news media and the politicians Monday on their handling of and reaction to the Petit murders. 59 more words

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