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Queens bakery fined for refusing to hire black ‘counter girl’

Framboise Patisserie in Queens, New York has been fined $25,000 by the city after an investigation revealed that a young black woman, Jamilah DaCosta, was discriminated against because of her race. DaCosta had responded to a Craigslist ad for a “counter girl,” but during the interview, she was told by…

NYPD strip hijabs from Muslim sisters in Bronx park

Three Muslim teens and one would-be documentarian in New York City were arrested by NYPD officers last Thursday night. Two of the teen girls, Lamis Chapman, 12, and Khalia Wilson, 14, were playing handball in their neighborhood at 9:30 p.m. when police asked them for identification. “They said they asked…

Man receives $44 million bill from hospital

For a 28-year-old New York man, a shocking bill from his hospital almost left him with an illness much worse than what he’d just recovered from. According to The New York Daily News, unemployed doorman Alexis Rodriguez received a bill totaling over $44 million from Bronx-Lebanon Hospital, even though he’d…

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