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New York Times condemns ‘A Shameful Round-Up of Refugees’

The New York Times condemned the Obama administration’s recent home raids and deportation of people who came to America fleeing violence in Guatemala, Honduras and El Salvador. The blistering editorial appears online at http://www.nytimes.com/2016/01/08/opinion/a-shameful-round-up-of-refugees.html and it also appears in the January 8, 2016 edition of the…

Kids Who Die by Langston Hughes

In 1938 civil rights activist and poet Langston Hughes wrote his chilling poem “Kids Who Die” which illuminates the horrors of lynchings during the Jim Crow era. Now, Hughes’ vivid poetry is being featured in a three minute video created…

Barnstorming for Bernie

Zack Exley, a national campaign organizer for Bernie Sanders, is coming to Jersey City to update supporters on the campaign and to give direction on how local volunteers can help the senator win the Democratic nomination. Exley has been barnstorming…

Carteret memories

CARTERET-The following memories are from Robert Zaleski: “Price’s Men’s Store was operated by Sol and Gerry Price (brothers) and their mom worked there also doing alterations. Both Sol and Gerry enjoyed playing tennis but Sol was by far the better…

Obama takes aim at gun violence

President Obama said he will use executive orders to address gun violence because Congress has failed to act even though “Every single year, more than 30,000 Americans have their lives cut short by guns. Suicides, domestic violence, gang shootouts, accidents. Many of those people have…