October 26, 2020

US: Many ignorant on date of election in NY 9th Congressional District

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From NAN By NAN Staff Writer News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Thurs. June 21, 2018: Several voters in New York’s 9th congressional district appear utterly ignorant of the date of the upcoming primary election, days after the incumbent and the challenger clashed in the first and only debate. Speaking to several voters on Flatbush Avenue […]

Clarke urges black women to practice ‘self-care’

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BY NELSON A. KING From Caribbean Life Brooklyn congresswoman Yvette D. Clarke wants Black women to make themselves “the priority,” urging that they practice “self-care.” “For generations, Black women have been on the frontlines of many battles. From the Civil Rights Movement to the Women’s Rights March, we have quite literally put our bodies on […]

Caribbean American legislator introduces ICE body camera bill

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From Jamaica Observer WASHINGTON, United States (CMC) — Caribbean American Congresswoman Yvette D Clarke has introduced the ICE Body Camera Act of 2017 in the United States House of Representatives that would require the Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) agents to wear body cameras during field operations and removal proceedings. The bill would mandate that […]

Caribbean American Congresswoman wants safer Immigrant Detention Centers

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From WiredJa NEW YORK, CMC – Caribbean American Congresswoman Yvette D. Clarke has called on the United States Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) agency to consider offering community-based alternatives to overcrowded detention centers, claiming that they fail to protect the safety of Caribbean and other immigrants. Clarke, the daughter of Jamaican immigrants, who represents the […]

Clarke: Justice Scalia’s remarks deeply troubling

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By Nelson A. King From Caribbean Life Brooklyn Congresswoman Yvette D. Clarke says she’s “deeply troubled” by remarks made by U.S. Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia during the oral argument for Fisher v. University of Texas at Austin, “which could result in a decision invalidating programs intended to increase diversity at college and universiti­es.” Justice […]