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Beyond the Mosque: Bloomberg and New York's Muslims

Nov 16, 2010

Photo by Ben Piven When Mayor Michael Bloomberg strongly defended the proposed Islamic community center and mosque near Ground Zero last August even as polls showed most New Yorkers opposed the


Governor Signs Bill to Combat Bullying

Sep 10, 2010

Photo, office of Gov. David Paterson .Supporters celebrated Wednesday as Gov. David Paterson signed the Dignity for All Students Act. It took 10 years for the New York State legislature to pass