Category Archives: Discrimination

Lee Zeldin’s Confederate Statues

Deeply Concerned Springs August 9, 2020 Dear David: To excuse his vote against the removal of statues of Confederate soldiers from the Capitol, Rep. Lee Zeldin claims, “never to have heard from a constituent that they were concerned about statues … Continue reading

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Huge Crowd in Bridgehampton: Justice for Floyd

This was easily the largest rally I have ever seen on the South Fork or in Suffolk County.  Official estimate according to the Patch.com about 1000 people.  Just imagine Main street (Rte 27) filled on both sides and on the … Continue reading

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Recipe for Fundamental Social Change (from Judith Hope)

Everybody is missing the key element of this challenge.  Fundamental social change will not happen at the national level. (Although courageous and coherent national leadership would be really helpful.). It must come from the grassroots up. It must begin in … Continue reading

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Protesting the Callous Murder of George Floyd right here in Bridgehampton

PLEASE READ THIS MESSAGE IN ITS ENTIRETY We are moved to action after the vicious and callous murder of George Floyd by Minneapolis police. We stand in solidarity with our brothers and sisters all over the country who demand an … Continue reading

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Virtual Forum: 8 hours and 46 minutes

Dear Friends, Over the past week, there have been thousands of people gathering together across the country to protest and rally against injustices against the black and brown community. There have been renewed calls for accountability, transparency and reform of a system that that … Continue reading

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“I Can’t Breathe”

“I Can’t Breathe” The Murder of George Floyd “The time for endless conversation has passed. We are a nation of differences and this is our greatest strength. It is a time for action in a way that cannot be ignored … Continue reading

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The $20 Murder

George Floyd was arrested over possibly attempting to pass a counterfeit $20 bill.   I once went to make a deposit at the Chase Bank at the corner of Little Neck Parkway and Northern Boulevard in Queens, NY.  After a … Continue reading

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Child Abuse (Human Rights Violation)

Submitted by James Ewing (Watermill):   IMAGES We want you to imagine for a moment what this might be like for a child: to flee the place you have called your home because it is not safe to stay and … Continue reading

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Local Economy Dependent on Immigrants

Recent reports describe  increased round up of latinos. Along with suspected “bad guys” ICE is sweeping up many more innocent undocumented workers.  This was highlighted by the latest Trump visit to Long Island and Lee Zeldin’s cheer leading.  Read more … Continue reading

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How Germany fights bias

Letter in the NY Times today Re “German’s Idea to Fight Bias Gains Support” (news article in NYT, Jan. 11): A rise of anti-Semitism among new immigrants to Germany has prompted a suggestion of having immigrants tour concentration camps. The … Continue reading

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Hatemongers without the Robes and Hoods

Letter from Richard Cohen, President, Southern Poverty Law Center (Photo: Yuri Gripas/Reuters)Donald Trump addresses the 2017 Values Voter Summit in Washington, October 13, 2017.   As expected, the annual “Values Voter Summit” in Washington this past weekend featured a rogue’s … Continue reading

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The Orbital Perspective

Leland Melvin (ex-Astronaut & NFL Player) Wrote to Trump And this is what he had to say:   To Donald Trump I believe in the Declaration of Independence and the Constitution of this country even though at the time they … Continue reading

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DeVos to revamp Obama-era schools sexual assault policy

POLITICO    By BENJAMIN WERMUND  09/07/2017 12:20 PM EDT Education Secretary Betsy DeVos said the Trump administration will revamp the guidance through a rule-making process that likely will take months. | Jacquelyn Martin/AP Education Secretary Betsy DeVos said Thursday that … Continue reading

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Arpaio is a Really Bad Hombre

From Paul Clements (running for Congress in Kalamazoo MI) Friday, the President announced that he had pardoned notorious Sheriff Joe Arpaio on his conviction for contempt of court. When I first heard the news, I called it “a travesty” and … Continue reading

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New York Agrees To Give Voter Info To Trump

BREAKING: The NY Board of Elections will comply with the feds and hand over the state’s voter database. Here’s what that means for you. By Simone Wilson (Patch Staff) – Updated August 2, 2017 6:32 pm ET ALBANY, NY — … Continue reading

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Because ICE Made A Typo…

Because ICE Made A Typo, These Kids Will Lose Their Dad In Just Days Joel Colindrés, a beloved father of two with no criminal record, is facing imminent deportation to Guatemala. By RJ Scofield (Patch Staff) – Updated August 2, … Continue reading

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United Against Hate Rally

Submitted by Amy Turner: The  #unitedagainsthate rally took place on 7/28/17 across from the entrance to the Suffolk County Community College, Brentwood campus. Unfortunately we never saw Trump’s arrival, but that didn’t dampen the crowd’s spirits. I heard a crowd size … Continue reading

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United States Files Civil Action To Forfeit Thousands Of Ancient Iraqi Artifacts Imported By Hobby Lobby

Yes, this is the same Hobby Lobby that was “holier than thou” before the US Supreme Court US Department of Justice   FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Wednesday, July 5, 2017 Cuneiform Tablets Were Falsely Labeled as Product “Samples” and Shipped to … Continue reading

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Women working in Trump’s White House only make $0.80 to the man’s dollar  

Published 9h ago on July 3, 2017 by Marie Solis SHARETWEETEMAIL President Donald Trump waves as he arrives on Air Force One Source: Carolyn Kaster/AP The country’s gender wage gap goes all the way to the White House, according to … Continue reading

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