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50 Years of Moving America Toward Justice: Reflections on Civil Rights Milestones and Struggles

By Barbara R. Arnwine, President and Executive Director, 
Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights Under Law As we celebrate the arrival of 2013, it is imperative that we reflect upon the 50 years of civil rights victories a...
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Current And Former Tribal Officials Charged With Stealing From The Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation

Hartford –  David B. Fein, United States Attorney for the District of Connecticut, today announced that a federal grand jury sitting in Hartford has returned two separate indictments charging STEVEN THOMAS, 38, and MICHA...
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Everybody’s Person of the Year – Olympian Kirani James

Brooklyn, NY – Media outlets generally consider politicians first when evaluating individuals who are eligible to be “Person of the Year.” TIME Magazine, which started the Person of the Year honor, frequently ...
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Raising a Teen is No Easy Task

HARTFORD—Raising a teen is no easy task, and for grandparents raising teenagers the thought of broaching tough subjects like alcohol use and bullying may be even more daunting. Community Renewal Team’s Generations Campus th...
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Largest Gun Buyback Program in City’s History Continues this Weekend

Bridgeport – Recently Mayor Bill Finch and Bridgeport Police Chief Joseph L. Gaudett Jr. kicked off the largest gun buyback program in the City’s history. During the first day of gun buyback program in December, Bridgep...
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