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Union Men and Irishmen: Remembering Labor Hero Mike Quill

Written by C.J. Sullivan on . Posted in Breaking News, Posts

A man named Larry Hanley said this to a group of scowling just-off-the-boat Irishmen recently at Rocky Sullivan’s Bar at Lexington Ave. and 29th St. Hanley chuckled, rubbed his beard and downed a shot. He wasn’t done with the Irish guys yet. He’d taken issue with them because they’d heckled Terry Golway, who’d been reading [&hellip
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Tell The Truth About Diallo

Written by C.J. Sullivan on . Posted in Breaking News, Posts

That rarely happens when it comes to victims of horrible violence. Lazy journalists will opt for the tired cliches: "honor student," "the hard-working father of three" and so on. But people are more complicated than that. There was more to Diallo’s story than his post-mortem image as a hard-working street vendor and devout Muslim–the image [&hellip
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