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Westchester Community College Hires Dr. Belinda S. Miles as New President

November 08, 2014 - 20:11

NewImageVALHALLA, NY -- Dr. Belinda S. Miles was appointed to the position of President of Westchester Community College earlier today. The State University of New York Board of Trustees voted to make the appointment official during their meeting in New York City today, approving the Westchester Community College’s Board of Trustees proposed selection of the new president.

Westchester Citizens Against Racism Says New York City Bar Association Condoning Racism

November 08, 2014 - 20:03

AndrewBarovick TwitterRantNEW ROCHELLE, NY -- The New York City Bar Association is effectively condoning racism in refusing to remove as a committee chairman an attorney who made blatantly racist tweets against an African-American candidate for Lt. Governor earlier this week, and then stood by them, the group Westchester Citizens Against Racism today charged.

Westchester Citizens Against Racism Protest Lawyer's Racist Tweet

November 05, 2014 - 19:25

WESTCHESTER, NY -- Westchester civil rights attorney Richard St. Paul, African-American community leaders and ministers, and former New York City Comptroller candidate John Burnett will demand the dismissal from Cardozo Law School of prominent White Plains attorney Andy Barovick for his blatantly racist remarks made tuesday about African-American Lt. Governor candidate, Sheriff Chris Moss at a news conference outside the law offices of Alegra & Barovick at 235 Main Street in White Plains.


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