The BQ Brew http://www.bqbrew.com Based in Queens and Brooklyn, NYC Mon, 22 Dec 2014 14:48:45 +0000 en-US hourly 1 NY Official Warns About Charter Schools — Gets Ignoredhttp://www.bqbrew.com/2014/12/22/ny-official-warns-charter-schools-gets-ignored/ http://www.bqbrew.com/2014/12/22/ny-official-warns-charter-schools-gets-ignored/#comments Mon, 22 Dec 2014 11:02:34 +0000 http://www.bqbrew.com/?p=29993 BQ Brew Logo

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A top official in the New York State Comptroller’s Office has urged regulators to require more transparency on charter-school finances. The response has been, well, nonexistent.

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As NYPD Union Vows ‘Wartime Policing,’ Questions Of ‘Have We Learned Nothing?’http://www.bqbrew.com/2014/12/22/nypd-union-vows-wartime-policing-questions-learned-nothing/ http://www.bqbrew.com/2014/12/22/nypd-union-vows-wartime-policing-questions-learned-nothing/#comments Mon, 22 Dec 2014 10:01:14 +0000 http://www.bqbrew.com/?p=29991 BQ Brew Logo

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"An eye for an eye is not our vision of justice," declared #BlackLivesMatter in a statement released Sunday

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PHOTOS: New Yorkers Rage Against Racist, Violent Copshttp://www.bqbrew.com/2014/12/14/photos-new-yorkers-rage-racist-violent-cops/ http://www.bqbrew.com/2014/12/14/photos-new-yorkers-rage-racist-violent-cops/#comments Sun, 14 Dec 2014 21:07:25 +0000 http://www.bqbrew.com/?p=24288 BQ Brew Logo

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Tens of thousands of New Yorkers joined in MillionsMarchNYC, a powerful and angry rally against generations of police racism, violence and impunity.

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When Charter Schools Are Nonprofit in Name Onlyhttp://www.bqbrew.com/2014/12/12/charter-schools-nonprofit-name/ http://www.bqbrew.com/2014/12/12/charter-schools-nonprofit-name/#comments Fri, 12 Dec 2014 14:08:42 +0000 http://www.bqbrew.com/?p=22485 BQ Brew Logo

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Some charters pass along nearly all their money to for-profit companies hired to manage the schools. It’s an arrangement that’s raising eyebrows.

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‘Just Keep Fighting for What’s Right': Nationwide Protests Continuehttp://www.bqbrew.com/2014/12/09/just-keep-fighting-whats-right-nationwide-protests-continue/ http://www.bqbrew.com/2014/12/09/just-keep-fighting-whats-right-nationwide-protests-continue/#comments Wed, 10 Dec 2014 00:31:07 +0000 http://www.bqbrew.com/?p=20665 BQ Brew Logo

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Those are the words of Eric Garner's mother, Gwen Carr, who on Saturday in Harlem encouraged and welcomed the thousands of people taking part in ongoing marches calling for justice.

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