A man has been killed by police: Please help demand answers

Action Update April 2012: A member of Kevin Callahan’s extended family pointed me to a march, posted at the Justice for Kenny website: here. On April 14, 2012 at 10am in Bay Shore/5th Avenue, there will be a march for justice, dedicated to the victims of police brutality at the hands of the Suffolk County […]

Reflections on Marcelo Lucero and Jeffrey Conroy

A poem reflecting on the lives of the two men whose lives have been tied together by crime: Marcelo Lucero, an Ecuadorean immigrant, and Jeffrey Conroy, one of the young men recently sentenced in Marcelo Lucero’s murder. This is a poem by Maxwell Wheat, 2007-2009 Nassau County Poet Laureate.

Levy switches to Republican. Yawn!

IW:  Kimberly thinks I need to write something about this.  No news article link posted here because it’s not really news. I knew Steve  Levy would be at home in either corporate party since he first ran for Suffolk County Executive.  That’s why we tried to run John Keenan on the Green Party line.  John […]

Steve Levy announces exploratory commitee for Governor

(excerpt from) Daily Politics blog at The NY Daily News: Levy for Gov? By Elizabeth Benjamin …Three days into the 2010 cycle, Suffolk County [Executive] Steve Levy has announced that he is creating an exploratory committee for a potential run for governor this fall, setting up the possibility of a three-way Democratic primary for the […]

Dem. SC Exec Levy Disses Same-Sex Ad, but Approves Anti-choice

NYCLU Seeks Records Regarding Suffolk County’s Rejection of Same-Sex Marriage Ad The New York Civil Liberties Union today filed a formal freedom of information request for records regarding Suffolk County’s recent rejection of a local LGBT rights group’s attempt to place advertisements expressing support for same-sex marriage on county buses. Related:The NYCLU’s Freedom of Information […]

How far have we come since the Farmingville beatings?

Day 1: How far have we come? — Newsday.com Day 1: How far have we come? The Patchogue killing is not the first time Long Island has been rocked by racist and anti-immigrant violence. Looking back at incidents like the Farmingville beatings in 2000, what progress, if any, has been made in terms of fostering […]

Oct. 9, 2007: NOW Meet the Candidates night

From Kimberly: Hi. I am announcing this because I like the work that the South Suffolk Chapter of the National Organization for Women does. But, also because, that group is enlightened enough to invite independent, third party, and write-in candidates. Please come support the progressive, write-in campaign of Green Party member Ahmad Ali-Mitchel-El for Suffolk […]

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