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Fort Hamilton Streets Named After Confederate Generals Still Haven’t Been Renamed
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Fort Hamilton Streets Named After Confederate Generals Still Haven’t Been Renamed

General Lee Ave at Fort Hamilton Army Base. GoogleFORT HAMILTON – Three years ago [/congresswoman-continues-to-call-for-fort-hamilton-street-renaiming/], local politicians and community leaders gathered in Fort Hamilton Park to call on the renaming of two street signs named after confederate generals. Now, they have renewed that call. The streets—General Lee Avenue and Stonewall

One Of the Hardest To Count Districts In America is Central Brooklyn. Here’s Why Census 2020 Matters.
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One Of the Hardest To Count Districts In America is Central Brooklyn. Here’s Why Census 2020 Matters.

Photo: Zainab Iqbal/BklynerCROWN HEIGHTS / FLATBUSH – The 9th Congressional District is one of the “hard to count” districts for the census in the United States. Folks don’t return questionnaires, they say, and don’t open doors. Local politicians – Congresswoman Yvette Clarke, State Senator Zellnor Myrie, Assemblywoman Diana Richardson as

Don’t let the 1% decide who will represent Park Slope, Flatbush, Sheepshead, Crown Heights in Congress – Vote June 26th!
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Don’t let the 1% decide who will represent Park Slope, Flatbush, Sheepshead, Crown Heights in Congress – Vote June 26th!

FLATBUSH/CROWN HEIGHTS/SHEEPSHEAD – If you live in the 9th Congressional District, currently represented by Congresswoman Yvette Clarke, whether she will remain your congresswoman will be decided on June 26th at the Democratic Primaries. Yes, the general election is not until November 6, but in this heavily Democratic area, whoever

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Congresswoman Clarke Warns Of Another Government Shutdown

Yvette ClarkeRemember back in October, when the federal government shut down for more than two weeks [/floyd-bennett-field-closed-as-fed-government-goes-into-shutdown-what-other-services-are-at-risk/] – delaying aid to Sandy survivors [/government-shutdown-could-harm-sandy-aid/], booting kids from Head Start programs, and causing anxiety among struggling single mothers that their WIC lifeline could be cut? Yeah, we settled that, right? Nope! Washington

Yvette Clarke is a Little Bit Confused About Slavery
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Yvette Clarke is a Little Bit Confused About Slavery

The Colbert Report [http://www.colbertnation.com/the-colbert-report-videos/418674/september-04-2012/better-know-a-district---new-york-s-9th---yvette-clarke] Get More: Colbert Report Full Episodes [http://www.colbertnation.com/full-episodes/],Political Humor & Satire Blog [http://www.indecisionforever.com/],Video Archive [http://www.colbertnation.com/video] Congresswoman Yvette Clarke [http://clarke.house.gov/] was on The Colbert Show [http:

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