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    The Crown Heights Riot of 1991 Anti-Semitism has been prevalent throughout the world since the establishment of the Jewish religion and unfortunately, traces of it can still be found to this day in the United States. What exactly is anti-Semitism? It is the intense dislike for and prejudice against the Jews; it can range anywhere from simple opposition to the Jews to vicious hatred displayed through physical torment. Some examples of the more publicized cases of violence against the Jews include

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    continue to live in a society where those aspects aren’t still fully understood. This paper and oral presentation will reflect my personal experiences on diversity and how negative perception can affect diversity. My background started in Crown Heights, Brooklyn, New York. From a family of my single mother and youngest of

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    Hello All, Today's post will be about the best buffing spots in Brooklyn. Whenever I was not riding at the firehouse I would hit the streets on the weekends and buff jobs on the radio as they came in. Everyone who's buffed a fire before knows that you usually have a very short window of time, usually under 15 minutes to get into a typical all hands fire or you'll see nothing but white smoke and exhausted firemen upon arrival. Catching a multiple alarm fire will buy you more time but they come far

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    include Crown Heights, Borough Park, and Williamsburg. Borough Park (also spelled Boro Park) is about 200 blocks in size and is the largest Hasidic settlement outside of Israel. It has approximately 161,000 residents. 80% or 128,000 of those residents have a Jewish background. Crown Heights is the home of Lubavitch Hasidim, which came from the teachings of Rabbi Shneur Zalman, separate from the Hasidim of Ba’al Shem Tov. The Lubavitch Hasids global headquarters are stationed in Crown Heights, Brooklyn

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    CORNBREAD and COOL EARL effort, the Washington Heights section of Manhattan was giving birth to new writers. In 1971 The New York Times published an article on one of these writers. Taki 183 was an alias of a kid from Washington Heights. TAKI was a nickname for Demetrius and 183 was the number of the street where he lived. He was employed as a messenger, so he was on the subway frequently and he took advantage of it, by doing tags. On the streets of Brooklyn a movement was going as well. Alot of writers

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    Analysis of Caribbean Festivals

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    the cancellation of the Harlem festival.” Thus, showing that even abroad the Carnival wasn’t without its political adversaries. In the 1960s, Carlos Lezema who headed the association was granted permission to hold the festival in Eastern Parkway, Brooklyn. His daughter, Yolanda Lezama-Clark, now overlooks the festival as president. Works Cited "carnival: definition of carnival in Oxford dictionary ..." Insert Name of Site in Italics. N.p., n.d. Web. 7 Apr. 2014 . Richard Scehner Trinidad

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    Russian Mountains

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    a few fleeting seconds. Mauch Chunk Switchback Railway Whereas the Russian Mountains is usually credited as the first wheeled coaster, the Switchback in 1784 at St. Petersburg is perhaps more worthy of the crown. Carriages in grooved tracks traveled up and down small hills powered by the height and slope of the initial descent. Almost 50 years later, the first tracks were laid for the American predecessor of the roller coaster, the Mauch Chunk Switchback Railway in Pennsylvania. Coney Island It began

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    You Can Shave the Beast, But Will the Fur Grow Back? I live in Brooklyn, New York City. I was born and bred there. I am one of eight million New Yorkers. New York City is sometimes described as a "melting pot," meaning we are like different Kool-Aid powders that dissolve into a uniform color and flavor. My view differs, though. I think we are eight million different insoluble liquids layered one on top of the other, appearing like oil floating on water. When stirred these liquids are rustled

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    The Gambino Crime Family

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    Benito Mussolini, who began to crackdown on the Mafia in Italy. Although it became a separate coalition, the Cosa Nostra can trace its roots to the Sicilian Mafia, and other Italian criminal groups. The Mob, at its height, stretched from coast to coast, but was most active in New York, the crown-jewel of organized crime. It was a huge influence in other major metropolitan cities like New Jersey, Philadelphia, Detroit, Chicago, Florida, Las Vegas, Los Angeles, and Texas. In New York five families reigned

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    A New Education: Education Reform

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    There is much debate today on what would be the best way to reform education. Credible and scholarly writers such as Alfie Kohn, Joel Westheimer, and Andrea Schlesinger have vast ideas on different approaches that can be taken to improve America’s education system. Although there are many opportunities when attending an American school many citizens, including students, question the education system of today; here are four steps that qualified educators believe to be able to improve the American

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