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Saturday, April 21, 2018

Democrats Nominate Two Transgender Women And A Former Undocumented Immigrant To Run For Congress

To many, the success of the Brexit movement meant that white nationalism would also win in our own elections next November. But the primary wins of two transgender women and a Dominican-American who was once an undocumented immigrant serve as proof that, sometimes, inclusivity wins.

June 29, 2016
Democratic U.S. presidential candidate Hillary Clinton introduced by U.S. Representative Rangel for address in Harlem in New York City

Hillary Clinton, In Push For Black Support, Promises To Tackle Racial Disparities

“There are still very real barriers holding back African-Americans from fully participating in our economy and our society,” Clinton said

February 17, 2016

New York Blast Death Toll Rises To Seven

New York (AFP) – The death toll from a thunderous gas explosion rose to seven on Thursday as rescue workers combed through the rubble of two flattened Manhattan apartment buildings. A spokesman for the New York Police Department told AFP four women and three men had been found dead at the scene of Wednesday’s building […]

March 13, 2014

15 Hurt After Reported New York City Explosion

By William Murphy, Newsday NEW YORK — Firefighters were pouring water onto billowing smoke in East Harlem on Wednesday morning after a reported explosion and possible building collapse that injured about 15 people, officials said. A Harlem Hospital spokesman said there was one patient so far in a “condition reported as serious trauma.” “We are […]

March 12, 2014

New York Building Explodes, Collapses: Police

New York (AFP) – A residential building in New York’s East Harlem neighborhood exploded and collapsed on Wednesday, sparking a serious fire and engulfing the area in thick smoke, officials said. Local TV stations reported that several people had sustained minor injuries in the incident at 116th Street and Park Avenue. TV footage showed debris […]

March 12, 2014