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.Supporters celebrated Wednesday as Gov. David Paterson signed the Dignity for All Students Act.
It took 10 years for the New York State legislature to pass
For more than a decade, the State Senate has resisted passing legislation to combat bullying in schools -- partly because it targeted bullying based on sexual orientation and gender identity
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A recent rally against hate crimes on Staten island.
Let’s start with this inescapable fact: If you are a Mexican immigrant living in Port Richmond on Staten Island you
Photo (cc) 2010 Andrew Silverstein. Dollar van riders reach their destination in Jamaica
Eric Simit, a Jamaican immigrant, has been driving private commuter vans, most commonly known as "dollar vans," for
Photos by Andy Humm
One of the dozens of cameras -- government and private -- that keep watch on Times Square.
There are 82 police cameras and others cameras from stores trained
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The City Council offered small businesses their own version of the first amendment yesterday by requiring every city inspector give shop owners a business bill of
Adam E. Moreira
After work, Milagros Franco wheels home in her motorized chair across the 2Â˝-mile pedestrian walkway of the Brooklyn Bridge and then waits for a bus to her Manhattan
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March 8 to 12 is Respect for All Week in the New York City public schools, a chance to intensify efforts around increasing respect for diversity
Mosque in Flushing
"Allah Akbar, Allah Akbar, Allah Akbar," yelled Mayor Ed Koch in Arabic on an exciting day for New York’s Muslim community in 1987. With his shout (which
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Protestors rally in support of Jean Montrevil and against deportations.
The campaign to free community activist Jean Montrevil, a native of Haiti, began on Dec. 30, 2009,