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Civil Rights and Race Relations in America and Their Impact on the Lives of African Americans
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Listen to LDF's Jin Hee Lee on WBAI's "Wake Up Call" discussing September 28th's City Council Hearing on unlawful tresspass enforcement policies in New York City Housing Authority developments.
Listen here. (Segment begins at 26:45).
A City Council hearing on the New York Police Department’s use of its controversial “stop, question and frisk” policy in public housing became a one-sided affair on Tuesday, after police and housing officials declined to testify.
Huffington Post: Supreme Court Waits in the Wings as Appeals Court Considers the Constitution, Voting Rights, Race and Criminal Justice9/23/10
A U.S. appeals court panel in Washington, D.C., has granted fair housing advocates an injunction barring the state of Louisiana from redistributing unused Road Home funds toward other programs.
The decision puts a crimp in plans by several state legislators to redirect about $148 million left in the largest housing recovery aid program in U.S. history as it winds down after four years and more than $8 billion in grants.
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