Category Archives: Racial Justice

New York City Councilman Sits During Pledge Of Allegiance — CBS New York

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork/AP) — A New York City councilman refused to stand for the Pledge of Allegiance Wednesday to protest racial injustice in the United States. Council member Jumaane Williams, D-Brooklyn, sat during the pledge to make a “private protest … Continue reading

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The Dangerous Double Standard for People of Color Playing Pokémon Go |

‘Pokémon Go’ is all the rage — but there’s a dark side. If you’re like us, you probably spent the weekend running around catching Pokémon via your smartphone. The app may be more popular than WhatsApp, Snapchat and Instagram, but … Continue reading

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Rally For Justice Marchers Arrive SI Ferry Terminal, “Hands Up! Don’t Shoot!”

“Hands up! Don’t Shoot!” Continue reading

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Corrupt politicians or targeted leaders? Queens Chronicle

The recent spate of arrests and criminal investigations involving public officials has ensnared a high percentage of minorities in the state Legislature, leading some in the community to ask if black and Hispanic lawmakers are being targeted. State Sen. James … Continue reading

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