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Controversial Bill that Would Let Cops Sue Protestors Vetoed By Laura Curran
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Controversial Bill that Would Let Cops Sue Protestors Vetoed By Laura Curran

A highly disputed bill that would classify cops and other first responders as a “protected class” was struck down by Nassau County Executive Laura Curran after getting advice from Attorney General Letitia James on the matter. Curran stated on Tuesday that there was “genuine concern” among community members and “that the law would intimidate free

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The People's Campaign For Parole Justice Targets the Long Island Five to Help End Mass Incarceration and Promote Racial Justice
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The People’s Campaign For Parole Justice Targets the Long Island Five to Help End Mass Incarceration and Promote Racial Justice

Two social justice groups came together on Thursday evening to call attention to New York’s prison and parole system and call on the Democratic state senators and Assemblyman Phil Ramos. Release Aging People in Prison (RAPP) and Long Island Social Justice Network created forums and bills on how to effectively change the system. The Elder

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“The Hill We Climb” Inspires Black Authors Across Long Island

American poet and activist Amanda Gorman, read her poem “The Hill We Climb” on Jan. 20 for Inauguration Day. She is the youngest poet to ever read at the presidential swearing-in.   Gorman’s fight for unification, in what she believes is currently a country of division, is a recurring theme across the U.S. and inspires writers

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Generation Z’s Impact On the 2020 Election and the Future

Generation Z, or Gen Z, has shown increasing support for President Joesph R. Biden and has made history this year. They have dealt with the circumstances of being in college during a global pandemic and made a fight for racial injustice.  According to a study by Pew Research Center, Gen-Z is on track to not

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Long Island and the Nation Prepares For Inauguration Day

On Wednesday Jan. 20 local noon time, Joseph R. Biden will take the oath and become the 46th president of the United States.  This Inauguration looks different than any other year, with recent attacks on the US Capitol and the coronavirus pandemic, the swearing in ceremony is set to have higher security measures than any

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Democrats Demand Rep. Lee Zeldin Step Down After “delegitimizing our electoral process”

Democrats are calling for the immediate resignation of Rep. Lee Zeldin (R-NY, 1) for, “delegitimizing our electoral process, thereby undermining our faith in our democratic institutions,” according to Jay S. Jacobs who’s the chairman of the New York State Democratic Committee. A petition has been created, demanding Zeldin, along with Congressmembers Chris Jacobs (R-NY, 27),

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