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Brooklyn, N.Y. – Congresswoman Yvette D. Clarke released the following statement on the announcement today that the New York Police Department will disband the “Demographics Unit,” which for more than a decade spied on Muslims without any reasonable suspicion that a crime had been committed or would be committed in the future.
Brooklyn, N.Y. – Congresswoman Yvette D. Clarke has asked the International Olympic Committee to explicitly prohibit discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation or gender identity.
Brooklyn, N.Y. - “Chag Sameach! I want to wish the Jewish Communities of the Ninth District Congressional District of New York and throughout Brooklyn, a wonderful Passover. It’s an occasion for families and friends to gather for the Passover Seder and reflect upon and celebrate the deliverance of the Jewish people from slavery and persecution in Egypt.
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Washington, D.C. - Women members of the Congressional Black Caucus called on the Pentagon Thursday to dump new Army hair rules they called offensive and biased against women of color.
"It is a rare U.S. lawmaker who urges budding entrepreneurs to turn to legitimate but distinctly “non-traditional” Caribbean financial systems as a source of start-up capital.