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How can teachers eliminate institutional racism?

In a recent article, youth across Pittsburg are meeting to develop strategies for eliminating institutional racism. It appears that the target audience for improving racism has been inappropriately chosen. 777 more words


Homeless Advocates Rail Against 'Gangster' Bratton and 'Gang of Thugs' NYPD

Activists affiliated with the group Picture the Homeless protested outside City Hall this afternoon against what they claimed was a continuing campaign of police harassment of the indigent under NYPD Commissioner Bill Bratton—and a lack of strong solutions from Mayor Bill de Blasio. 682 more words

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A Proven Plan to End Homelessness in New York

Homelessness is again a visible issue confronting and confounding Americans. Last month, the city of Los Angeles declared it a public emergency. When New York’s mayor was criticized for not doing enough about the increase of homelessness, he initially said there was no increase. 674 more words

Civil Libertarians Sound Off Over NYPD X-Ray Van Program

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — X-ray vans can see into vehicles and even some buildings, and while they were developed for the military, they are now being used by the NYPD. 261 more words


NYCLU To Court: Police Should Disclose Info On Secret X-Ray Vans

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork)The New York Civil Liberties Union says the public has the right to know about how the NYPD is using unmarked X-ray vans in the city. 261 more words