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The Deadly Scandal at NYCHA

The United States Declaration of Independence guarantees every American the “Right to life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness.” Tell that to the more than four hundred thousand mostly poor and working- class tenants of New York City Housing Authority buildings, many of whom live in apartments containing dangerous levels of exposure to lead paint poisoning.

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QUEENS CENTER WELCOME PRIDE WITH ENTERTAINMENT

Monday, May 14 was the day Pride and Entertainment intercepted one another at Queens Center Mall. The occasion was the second Annual Celebration of “LGBT Pride” an event put together by Councilman Daniel Dromm, Chair of New York City Council Finance Committee. This event leads to June Pride Month events which features a day filled with parade and entertainment in Jackson Heights Queens.

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A Historical Hotel for Our Military Heroes Fights to Survive

“We have had an incredible 99 year old history, and we try to honor that history continuing to provide important service to the brave men and women who currently serve or in the past have served in the American military, and also, to their families, as well. We also, but to a much smaller number, provide the same service to military men and women of our allies”, Hazel Cathers, the Executive Director of the Soldiers’ Sailors’, Marines’ and Airmen’s Club (SSMAC), told me in a recent interview.

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The NRA’s War Against Gun Safety Legislation: The Speech President Trump Must Deliver to the Nation

President Trump’s announcement on February 28th, two weeks to the day after the February 14th massacre at Marjory Stoneham High School in Parkland, Florida, that he supported comprehensive gun control legislation stunned the National Rifle Association which for decades has opposed almost every firearm safety bill. Trump’s announcement also became worrisome for Republican lawmakers, many of whom have long been willing beneficiaries of the NRA’s support.

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NAN Summit 2018 highlights

The venue for this year’s National Action Network Inc NAN could not be any more familiar, Sheraton Times Square Hotel and Towers 53rd and Seventh Avenue was where big summits such as Clinton Global Initiative and Rainbow PUSH use to hold annually. While CGI is all but extinct a little over a year ago, NAN Summit taunting civil rights, equal justice and political inclusion under present dispensation becomes even more magnified.

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