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The Department of Justice's Civil Rights Division is considering a request to investigate whether the NYPD's controversial "broken windows" crime-fighting strategy violates the civil rights of black and Hispanic New Yorkers
In partnership with Congresswoman Frederica Wilson and Congressman Steven Horsford, Congressman Jeffries took part in a forum for The White House mentor-ship initiative, My Brother's Keeper.
"There's a lot of war fatigue for good reason in the district and throughout the United States. We had a debacle in Iraq. We had a debacle in Afghanistan. It cost us time and treasure, along with thousands of American lives."
BROOKLYN, NY: Today, Congressman Hakeem Jeffries (NY-08) released the following statement condemning the act of vandalism of the 9/11 Memorial in Coney Island, New York on October 17.
New York, NY - Today, Congressman Hakeem Jeffries (NY-8) released the following statement concerning the resignation of Secret Service Director Julia Pierson in the aftermath of unprecedented security breaches surrounding President Obama and the White House.
WASHINGTON – In a moment of refreshing bipartisan collaboration, yesterday evening the U.S. House of Representatives overwhelmingly passed H.R. 5108 (327 – 22).
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The Department of Justice's Civil Rights Division is considering a request to investigate whether the NYPD's controversial "broken windows" crime-fighting strategy violates the civil rights of blac
The issues of Black folks only take center stage a few times a year in any substantive and collective way: the annual NAACP convention, the National Action Network conventio
Twelve House of Representatives Judiciary Committee Democrats sent a letter to NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell Wednesday demanding "the highest level of transparency" concerning how the league inves
For some New Yorkers, there are broken windows wherever they go.