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Occupy march against ‘stop and frisk’

Nov. 17- A crowd of two hundred people gathered in front of the Harlem State Office Building on 125th Street alongside the statue of former congressman Adam Clayton Powell to march against the New York Police Department “stop and frisk” policy on Oct. 22. The protesters joined Occupy Wall Street activists to speak out against […]

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Occupy Wall Street protest passes unnoticed

This weekend, Occupy Wall Street expanded its reach beyond the financial district and into other political battles. The protest joined with the march against Stop and Frisk in Harlem and the National Day of Protest to stop police brutality. The protests have largely been classified as a movement of the young, college-educated and socially-networked generation. […]

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Drew Hamilton Safer, But Room For Improvement

During the 1980s, when Bernard Bivens grew up in the Drew Hamilton Houses in Harlem, it was one of the worst places to live in the city – or at least, it seemed that way to him. “I’ve seen people get killed,” he says nonchalantly, his body sinking into a couch in the lobby of […]

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Kids Advised to Play It Safe on Halloween

Kids Advised to Play It Safe on Halloween

Throwing hair removal cream at people’s heads, spray painting and carrying a toy gun were a few of the things police warned kids not do this Halloween at a safety workshop in the South Bronx.

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This weekend, Occupy Wall Street expanded its reach beyond the financial district and into other political battles. The protest joined with the march against Stop and Frisk in Harlem and the National Day of Protest to stop police brutality. The protests have largely been classified as a movement of the young, college-educated and socially-networked generation. […]

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