Stephon Johnson

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Farah Louis wins City Council special election

Eight candidates wanted the 45th City Council District seat, but one emerged victorious Tuesday night.

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Pantaleo Has To Go: Officer stands trial for death of Eric Garner

“God knows I need the support,” said Gwen Carr, mother of Eric Garner, while addressing the media at One Police Plaza in lower Manhattan on Monday, May 13.

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Weingarten to DeVos: raise teachers’ salaries with taxes on the rich

American Federation of Teachers President Randi Weingarten wants U.S. Education Secretary Betsy DeVos to practice what she preaches.

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HELL NO: De Blasio won’t announce presidential run…this week

Does he think he’d make a good president or is he running away from his problems?

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Coalition calls for rent freeze to rent-stabilized apartments

On Monday morning at City Hall, residents, activists and elected officials called for a rent freeze to rent-stabilized apartments.

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Legal Aid to Bronx DA: Dismiss charges against ‘violently arrested’ client

Lawyers from The Legal Aid Society have called on Bronx District Attorney Darcel Clark to dismiss charges against a client allegedly assaulted by police during an arrest.

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Congress pushes to reauthorize VAWA

Members of the House recently unveiled a plan to reintroduce the Violence Against Women Act.

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RENEWAL SCHOOL FAIL: The city dumps Renewal Schools

A hailed part of Bill de Blasio’s agenda will meet its demise.

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AFL-CIO president to Trump: Your emergency is fake news

AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka took President Donald Trump to task again. This time, it’s over his declaration of a national emergency to secure funding for his border wall.

Amazon: We’ll fight any attempt to unionize

The biggest online retailer in the world told one of the most union-dominated cities that its workers will not organize on their watch.

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