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Highway 34 Revisited

by Aliyya Swaby | May 13, 2016 7:36 am | Comments (11)

Aliyya Swaby Photo Few people can be seen these days walking around the last remaining vestige of the Oak Street Connector mini-highway separating the Hill neighborhood from downtown. Sixty years ago, the area was home to a thriving immigrant neighborhood full of local shops and multi-family homes.

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Clinton Campaign Hits Feminist, Wage Themes In Busy Weekend In Town

by Lucy Gellman & Markeshia Ricks | Apr 24, 2016 11:22 pm | Comments (6)

Lucy Gellman Photo Hillary Clinton’s presidential campaign spent the weekend in New Haven leading with strong suits — an appeal to feminism from America’s potential first female president, and trying to shore up support from black voters, particularly black women voters. It also sought to strenghten a weak spot—the candidate’s position on the minimum wage.

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In Primaries, “Moms” Get Their Moment

by Paul Bass | Apr 19, 2016 7:46 am | Comments (9)

Paul Bass Photos Thanks to a competitive race for president, Annette Nance-Holt was on Kimberly Avenue Monday telling the story of how a gang member’s stray bullet killed her 16-year-old son Blair on a Chicago city bus. Lucia McBath was there, too, recalling how a 47-year-old man shot dead her unarmed 17-year-old son Jordan after starting an argument about Jordan’s loud music.

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