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  • Council Member Williams Forecasts End of Pledge Protest

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    Council Member Williams (photo: William Alatriste)

    City Council Member Jumaane Williams, whose sit-down protest during the pledge of allegiance at the Council’s stated meetings has created waves and elicited both support and criticism, said on Wednesday that he plans to again stand once Mayor de Blasio commits to an agenda for jobs for city youth.

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