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Organización Latino Americana received nearly $100,000 from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to fund vaccine outreach to Latinx communities on Long Island.

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North Haven High School is the latest in Connecticut to dump a mascot that’s offensive to Native Americans. Student-athletes there will no longer be known as the Indians after a unanimous vote at a school board meeting Wednesday night.

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A Suffolk County Police Detective has filed a lawsuit against his department alleging discrimination.

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The Biden administration has extended the federal moratorium on evictions through July 31 in what it calls its final extension due to the pandemic.

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A new report from the Suffolk County Fair Housing Task Force recommends lawmakers increase the undercover testing of real estate agents to address housing discrimination on Long Island. The region is among the top 10 most segregated counties in the country, according to ERASE Racism, a nonprofit dedicated to combating systemic racism.

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