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March on Washington remembered on 50th anniversary
March on Washington remembered on 50th anniversary
Top Stories Liam La Guerre 8/28/2013 at 10:53AM

The NAACP and Reverend Al Sharpton’s National Action Network co-hosted a March on Washington on August 24, to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the march led by Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. The event, which paid tribute to King’s “I Have a Dream” speech and the struggle for equal rights, was headlined by speeches from [...]

Zimmerman verdict reaction felt from Florida to Queens
News Maggie Hayes 7/16/2013 at 2:13PM

From television to the streets to social media, people all over the nation — and the borough — are reacting to the not-guilty verdict in the George Zimmerman trial. The trial against Zimmerman in the killing of 17-year-old Trayvon Martin lasted roughly three weeks. In the end, on Saturday, July 13, the defendant was acquitted [...]

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Down the Drain? Flushing High School fights to remain
Down the Drain? Flushing High School fights to remain
News Steve Mosco 2/28/2012 at 9:09AM

After more than 100 years of reading, writing and arithmetic, Flushing High School now faces its toughest test of all. Legislators and education advocates gathered in front of the school to protest a possible Turnaround, which would effectively eliminate Flushing High School as it is currently constituted. “Over the past few years, Flushing High School [...]