#ME THREE-Sexual Predation Nothing New

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By: Loretta Johnson The recent toppling of Hollywood honcho, Harvey Weinstein and the subsequent domino effect it’s had on at least this nation, lit a fire under me to share some history that has been...

A.G. UNDERWOOD ANNOUNCES CONVICTIONS OF THREE NASSAU COUNTY NURSING HOME STAFF FOR NEGLECT OF...

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Two Registered Nurses And One Certified Nurse Aide Convicted of Willful Violation Of Health Laws For Failing To Respond To Ventilator Alarms Certified Nurse Aide Also Convicted of Falsifying Business Records HAUPPAUGE – Attorney General Barbara...

American Held Captive in Sudan Must be Freed

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By John Zogby: Initially featured in the Huffington Post Mr. Rudwan Dawod, 35, is both a Sudanese and U.S. citizen, a husband and father, and a prominent member of the Sudanese Congress Party and Adviser...

CHL October Editorial: Where is that Goal Post?

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Black Folks Can Never Score By Cassandra Harris-Lockwood A stream of racially explicit initiatives have been recently announced by the Community Foundation, hereafter the CF. It began with an announcement from former board chair, Ron Cucarro,...

Governor Cuomo Announces Bail Reform

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 "New York has long stood as a prominent symbol of justice for this nation and we saw this on display once again yesterday when State Supreme Court Justice Maria Rosa issued a groundbreaking ruling...

UNSPOKEN Human Rights Festival 2017

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Contact: Ashley Bustos, Executive Assistant, 315-738-1083 or ashleyb@mvrcr.org Utica, New York- The Mohawk Valley Resource Center for Refugees invites the public to the 7th annual UNSPOKEN Human Rights Film Festival Thursday, October 19th & Friday, October 20th,...

GOVERNOR CUOMO LAUNCHES PUBLIC AWARENESS CAMPAIGN ON REPRODUCTIVE HEALTH CARE RESOURCES IN NEW YORK

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In Light of Widespread Reports that Crisis Pregnancy Centers Provide Misleading, Medically Inaccurate Information on Reproductive Services to Dissuade Abortion, Campaign Connects Women to Accurate Information on Options for Unintended Pregnancies, Including Abortion Facing Relentless Federal Attacks...

United Nations Marks 10th Anniversary of the Declaration of the Rights of Indigenous Peoples

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By Doug George-Kanentiio - Akwasasne Mohawk Bear Clan For two days, April 27-28, my wife, Joanne Shenandoah, and I attended the United Nations Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues in New York City. There were a number...

Senator Griffo writes letter to Justice Center, OPWDD following maggot infestation at group home

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In letter, Senator Griffo urges agencies to improve efforts to protect most vulnerable members of society  ROME – State Senator Joseph Griffo on Friday sent a letter to officials at the New York State Office for...

MVCC to host display of AIDS Memorial Quilt, film and lecture for World AIDS...

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Mohawk Valley Community College will host events for World AIDS Day Friday, Dec. 1. The College will display three sections of the internationally celebrated AIDS Memorial Quilt, the 54-ton, handmade tapestry that stands as a memorial...