Posts Tagged ‘Stop and Frisk’

Neighborhood Chatter

Written by Marissa Maier on . Posted in News Our Town Downtown, Our Town Downtown

800px-Fingerprint_scanner_identification Manhattan Borough Board Unanimously Passes DREAM Act On Thursday, May 17, members of the Manhattan Borough Board unanimously approved New York State DREAM legislation, a number of bills promoting higher education and civic engagement opportunities for students in New York City neighborhoods, regardless of their immigration status. New York City’s immigrant population, the largest of [&hellip
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Mayor Bloomberg Blames Gun Lobby for Trayvon Martin’s Death

Written by Laura Nahmias on . Posted in News Our Town Downtown

  Mayor Michael Bloomberg, back from a tour of Asia, was asked at a recent press conference for his thoughts on the killing of Trayvon Martin on Feb. 26, a story that enveloped the national news over the past week. The killing of the unarmed teen has become a flashpoint for gun control advocates and [&hellip
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