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Youth Work to Rebuild Rockaway

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Youth Work to Rebuild Rockaway

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One year ago, a hurricane – the worst storm the Northeast had ever seen – touched land, wreaking havoc on communities… Read More

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by Michael Arceneaux

Dear Kenan Thompson: I don’t hate you, but know that if I could order a bolt of lightning, I’d probably have… Read More

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They Have a Dream

by Adrienne Samuels Gibbs

It’s a fact: Young people are historically the highest-profile activists in most social and civic movements for change. Consider this: A 20-something… Read More

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I cannot get the image of Miriam Carey's daughter out of my head. During coverage of Read More

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Kids and Families:
The REAL Victims of the GOP Shutdown

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Today is day 2 of the national month-long writing campaign for men on the issue of domestic violence and in support of… Read More

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Justice for One, Justice for All

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Justice for One, Justice for All

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(And Here’s What You Need to Know)<br />
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OBAMACARE IS NOW
(And Here’s What You Need to Know)

by Zerlina Maxwell

The historic and controversial Obamacare is now in effect. Beginning today, you can go to  Read More

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Dear Cyber Bullies

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