Keyword: Jennifer Scarlott
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It was just 10 days after the police-involved killing of George Floyd in Minneapolis. It had been 10 days of protests nationwide, including in New York City, where crowds flooded the streets each night calling for justice for Floyd and others killed by police in cities across the country.  more
New York City is in a human rights and civil liberties crisis. We are in perpetual crisis, but that truth tends to remain hidden from many white and comparatively privileged people who choose not to see the crisis that impacts their neighbors daily. more
It’s been three months since the murder of George Floyd in Minneapolis inspired months of protests across the country, including near-daily rallies in New York City. more
I experienced feelings of deep dismay in reading your recent story in The Riverdale Press. more
Not long ago, two community organizations active in the Northwest Bronx — Bronx Climate Justice North and North Bronx Racial Justice — took the unusual step of officially endorsing Jamaal Bowman for Congress. more
Schools, offices, and restaurants are all trying to adapt to new rules set by New York’s governor and mayor as they try to “flatten the curve” and slow the spread of the coronavirus that causes COVID-19. There are some things that aren’t so concrete, however. While students will log into Google Classroom or attend lectures on the online conferencing app Zoom, and office workers check emails from home, there are entire movements also shifting online. more
In his Point of View responding to the one I wrote Nov. 28, U.S. Rep. Eliot Engel failed to address a single point that I made in my critique of his environmental record. As expected, he referred to his rating from “Big Green” organizations. more
Eliot Engel has been in Congress for 30 years. In that time, there have been profound changes in U.S. politics — changes that are not reflected in Mr. Engel’s environmental record. more
In his Aug. 8 letter to the editor, Isaac Evans-Frantz applauds U.S. Rep. Eliot Engel for his leadership on House legislation seeking an end to the war in Yemen. more
In the past few months, I’ve had the privilege of getting to know Jamaal Bowman, who is running for Congress against Eliot Engel, the 30-year representative of the 16th district. more
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