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Woman Sues NYPD After Her House Was Repeatedly Raided By Cops Trying to Arrest Her Dead Husband
Society & Culture  (tags: dead husband, NYC, police raids, James Jordan Sr., turnstile )

Dandelion
- 257 days ago - thefreethoughtproject.com
In 1996 James Jordan Sr. was arrested for jumping a turnstile in New Yorks subway. A decade would pass without police pursuing him but show up time and time again at widows apt. We have crooks on Wall St. stealing billions this action for a train faire
Cops Break Up Fight in NYC Subway, Subdue Aggressor, Nobody Dies or Even Injured! (Maybe 'Cause the Cops Were Swedish?) Video +
Society & Culture  (tags: police, Sweden, Swedish cops, NYC, ending a brawl, no injuries, non-violent )

LucyKalei
- 399 days ago - commondreams.org
4 young Swedish cops on vacation managed to stop a brawl w/out shedding blood, breaking necks, shooting in the back or causing any unwarranted killings. Cell phone video shows 4 Swedes calmly moving in- separating the 2, holding down aggressor & asking..
In NYCs Top Charter Schools Students Are Reportedly So Scared To Take A Break They Wet Their Pants
Society & Culture  (tags: third grade, testing, usa, NYC, students stressed, students wetting pants )

Dandelion
- 414 days ago - businessinsider.com
Former staff members described students in third grade and above wetting themselves during practice tests, either because teachers did not allow them to go to the restroom or because the students themselves felt so much pressure that they did not dare to
In NYC, Port Authority Tells Group Not to Hand Out Blankets, Doesn't Want Homeless 'Too Comfortable'
Society & Culture  (tags: Americans, abuse, NYC, homeless, freezing temperatures, blankets, society, ethics, humans, health, crime, sadness, safety, rights, government, freedoms, dishonesty, family, news )

Carrie
- 459 days ago - dailykos.com
Volunteers with Saxton/Hart tried to help those in need during frigid temperatures by handing out blankets at New York City's Port Authority Bus Terminal and were shocked when authorities turned them away:
American Autumn   video
Society & Culture  (tags: American Autumn, Occupy Movement, NYC, Boston, Washington DC, Occudoc, corporate greed, human need, not in balance, unfair, front lines )

Dandelion
- 806 days ago - vimeo.com
Shot on the front lines and meeting spaces of the Occupy movement in NYC, Boston, and Washington, DC from the earliest days through the end of January 2012, American Autumn: an Occudoc is an inside looking out view of the occupy movement.
Give Children a Choice For a Better Education and Future ACTION
Society & Culture  (tags: children, education, NYC, family, society, tuition, rights, americans, economy, money )

Nancy
- 1409 days ago - theliteracysite.greatergood.com
Inner-City Scholarship Fund (ICSF) transforms the lives of thousands of these families with tuition assistance so their children can attend good Catholic schools. The students -- 93% minority and over 2/3 living at or below the poverty line -- develop a...
Occupying Wall Street in the Snow - YouTube   video
Society & Culture  (tags: Occupy Wall Street, NYC, snow, protesters hang in, thanks to our peeps! )

Judy
- 1671 days ago - youtube.com
Oct. 29 - Occupy Wall Street protesters stick it out in New York's Zuccotti Park, despite cold temperatures, snow, wind and rain. Deborah Lutterbeck reports. I say THANK YOU!!
Defend Occupy Wall Street ACTION
Society & Culture  (tags: Occupy Wall Street, OWS, eviction, NYC, Mayor Bloomberg )

Nancy
- 1689 days ago - civic.moveon.org
"Mayor Bloomberg: Respect the protesters' First Amendment rights. Don't try to evict Occupy Wall Street."
3 Held in NY Bomb Probe
Society & Culture  (tags: nyc, bombs, humans, GoodNews, crime, police, corruption )

Lone
- 2205 days ago - straitstimes.com
BROOKLINE (Massachusetts) - FEDERAL agents arrested three people on Thursday in raids across the US northeast in an expanding probe into the failed Times Square bomb attack. US Attorney General Eric Holder said search warrants were executed across the
New Yorkers Seek "Religious Roots" ...in Ethiopia
Society & Culture  (tags: US, Ethiopia, NYC, Baptist church, Harlem House, birthplace of redemption, pilgrimage, church founders )

Kat
- 3112 days ago - foxnews.com
It took a 7,000 mile journey for the congregation of New York City's Abyssinian Baptist Church to find themselves...Harlem house of worship traveled in Sept.to Ethiopia on pilgrimage to birthplace of the church's founders...real center of redemption...
Skyscraper Burns Near Ground Zero
Society & Culture  (tags: firefighters, died, NYC, reminiscent of 9-11 blaze, Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg, crime, fallen brothers', Joseph Graffagnino, Robert Beddia, culture, death, family, interesting, media, police, safety, world )

Barbara
- 3206 days ago - latimes.com
Two New York firefighters died Saturday battling a major blaze at the former Deutsche Bank building just south of ground zero, in a haunting scene in Lower Manhattan reminiscent of Sept. 11, officials said....
¡Viva La Marqueta! -- Please Help Save This 65 Year-Old Market in Brooklyn
Society & Culture  (tags: activism, brooklyn, williamsburg, nyc, culture, multicultural )

Green
- 3376 days ago - greenbrooklyn.com
The Economic Development Corporation of NYC is set to shut down the Moore Street Market -- aka La Marqueta de Williamsburg. Vendors at the 65 year-old market have been notified that they must leave by June. PLEASE HELP SAVE this "cultural mecca".
   

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