Black People : Police Riot at Newburgh Puerto Rican Day Celebration

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    Police yesterday broke up a Puerto Rican Day block party in Newburgh. Women and children were pepper sprayed, and cameras which videotaped the police were confiscated. Community members plan to attend the Newburgh City Council meeting tonight to register their complaints. Our Hudson Valley reporter Don DeBar received this report from Newburgh activist Omari Shakur:

    (Audio at http://www.regionalroundup.org/audio/wuc061107n ewburgh.mp3
    as aired Monday, June 11 at 8 am on WBAI-FM, 99.5 in NYC on Wakeup
    Call.)
     
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