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Where’s the Next Eddie Ellis? Criminal Justice Reform Needs A

By Michael Lambert Between 1890 and 1920, after the passing of the 13th Amendment, African American Reformers, including social workers, journalists, educators and politicians, founded the Progressive Movement, based on the belief that great change was needed to protect everyday people.  Injustices that impacted African Americans included racism, segregation, political disenfranchisement, lack of access to quality health care, […]readmore

Sparks Fly at NYS Attorney General Candidate Forum

Brown Memorial Church opened its doors recently to host a forum for candidates for NYS Attorney General. With the expected announcement of a run for governor from current NYS Attorney General Andrew Cuomo still pending, a diverse group of Democratic and Republican candidates are seeking his presumably open seat. Democratic candidates in attendance at the […]readmore