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For New York Police, There’s No End to the Stops

Author: 
MICHAEL POWELL
Publication Date: 
Monday, May 14, 2012
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Why stop and frisk? Here’s a better way

Mayor Bloomberg recently invited a group of clergy for a discussion of the Police Department’s stop, question and frisk procedures and their impact in the African-American and Hispanic communities. We attended and appreciated the opportunity to hear the mayor’s views and to share our own. (click link for more)
Author: 
THE REV. DAVID BRAWLEY AND GRANT LINDSAY
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Publication Date: 
Friday, May 11, 2012
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Obama’s mortgage unit is AWOL

Three months ago, in his State of the Union speech, President Obama announced a new task force to investigate mortgage fraud and bring some measure of relief to the 12 million American families who are either losing their homes or in danger of losing them. (click link for more)
Author: 
MIKE GECAN AND ARNIE GRAF
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Publication Date: 
Wednesday, April 18, 2012
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McCotter had 'no knowledge' former staffer went undercover to discredit liberal organization

U.S. Rep. Thad McCotter of Livonia says former staffer John M. Howting quit his office months before he was caught attempting to discredit a liberal organization by way of an undercover sting. (click link for more)
Author: 
Jonathan Oosting
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Publication Date: 
Tuesday, April 10, 2012

At Advocates’ Offices, Confronting an Anti-Liberal Scheme

Young, bearded, a bit scruffy, a young man walked into a community organizing office in East Harlem, lugging a heavy bag. A little nervous, he said that his name was Melvin Howting, and that he worked for an environmental company in New Jersey and had a few questions about how to organize a union. (click link for more)
Author: 
MICHAEL POWELL
Publication Date: 
Monday, April 2, 2012

Bronx photo exhibit depicts poor living conditions for some in public housing

A girl in a pink-painted bedroom sits on a bunkbed wearing an airmask over her nose, clutching a machine to help her breathe. (click link for more)
Author: 
TANYANIKA SAMUELS
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Publication Date: 
Friday, March 30, 2012
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How to make it Old York City

Author Susan Jacoby wrote in her book on aging, “Never Say Die,” that “anyone lucky enough to be a New Yorker is already a resident of an assisted living community.” (click link for more)
Author: 
RABBI ROBERT LEVINE AND NORMAN FAIRWEATHER
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Publication Date: 
Tuesday, February 21, 2012
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Home Is Where the Mold Is

Sarita Latchman, a vibrant 42-year-old mother and former parks worker, has a sound like a baby’s rattle at the back of her throat. Which is not surprising, as her apartment in the Jefferson Houses in East Harlem is speckled with soot-black mold. A thick carpet of it runs down her bathroom wall and across the ceiling of her children’s bedrooms. Rub it and the spores float, landing on sink tops and children’s hair. They also journey through Ms. Latchman’s nasal passageway into her lungs. (click link for more)
Author: 
MICHAEL POWELL
Publication Date: 
Monday, July 4, 2011
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