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The Violence of Guns in America

Even though recent reports have shown that violent crime has declined in urban cities nationwide, Urban Gun crime still remains a chronic issue facing young Black, Hispanic and Latino men in America. Continue reading

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Teenage Ground Zero Attitude of Resistance

Every American parent has experienced the “epic fail” moment of parenting, when over a decade of child rearing meets the teenage ground zero attitude of resistance. Parenting a teen is without discrimination. Continue reading

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Blue Police in Black Communities

With rioting simultaneously taking place in over 100 cities across the United States, WNPR Where We Live recorded a live broadcast at Central Connecticut State University. They brought together academics and activists, researchers and a law enforcement officer, to join in frank conversation with students and others from the community. Continue reading

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LIFE-SAVING TIPS FOR BLACK PASSENGERS

During a motor vehicle investigation or stop-frisk, the officer on scene will decide your fate based on his/her discretion. By that time, you already will have been arrested, pepper sprayed or tazered. Leave all of the homemade “street lawyer” debate for home or after the stop by police. Continue reading

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Successful Strategies to Reduce Gun Violence Workshop

Successful Strategies to Reduce Gun Violence has been designed as an interactive workshop to insure that Law Enforcement Officers, Administrators, Educators and Parents will walk away with in depth knowledge of the role that firearms play in the past, present and future of American society. Continue reading

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URBAN GUIDE FOR IVY LEAGUE STUDENTS

Author and Motivational Speaker Shafiq Abdussabur, tackles the tough question asked by Focus on New Haven Yale University sophomores during an orientation program focused on community service and learning more about New Haven. Continue reading

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Making Youth A Priority

Making Youth A Priority- Several officials and community leaders were on hand to include: Connecticut State Representative Gary Holder-Winfield,New Haven Police Chief Dean Esserman, Winstanley Enterprises LLC Carter Winstanley, Mubarakah Ibrahim Alderman Frank Douglas, District Manager Lieutenant Holly Wasilewski, Barbara Fair, New Haven Street Outreach Workers NHFA Continue reading

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Press Release-The Night Belongs To Us-Youth Safety with Cops, Gangs and Guns

A straight talk workshop entitled “Youth Safety with Cops, Gangs and Guns” will be examining the interactions between the police and predominately Hispanic, Latino, and Black youth. This interactive workshop will examine how urban youth represent themselves and how they are perceived by others in America. Continue reading

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WHAT ARE WE DOING AFTER TRAYVON MARTIN

It has been a sad – but well-known – fact that in many communities, “Driving While Black” or “Driving While Hispanic” can be seen as a reason to get pulled over by police. While the state has a law that mandates reports on the ethnicity of drivers pulled over in traffic stops – that… On Monday, April 30, 2012 at 5:30pm, at Gateway Community College, Long Wharf Campus, multi-purpose room 160, 60 Sargent Drive, New Haven, The department of criminal justice at the University of New Haven, will host a presentation on police and the community. Continue reading

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SPECIAL INVESTIGATION: ISLAM IN QUESTION – THE UNTOLD STORY

The tragic incidents mentioned here are not everyday events in the Muslim Community, but for some ethic groups in America a family loses a “Trayvon Martin” daily. Continue reading

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