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Happy 100th, Jackie Robinson!

The man best known for breaking big league baseball’s color barrier — and for stealing home plate every now and again — would have celebrated his centennial Thursday, January 29th. Jackie Robinson is a cultural icon to millions, but most importantly, he was a pillar of the Brooklyn neighborhood of …

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Brooklyn Federal Jail Goes Without Heat Again

Inmates at Metropolitan Detention Center in Brooklyn are once again without heat — this is just one month after they suffered heat and power outages which sparked outrage and protests at the jail. According to the News reports from inmates on four units on three floors stated that the heat …

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