Deepti Hajela

Former Atlanta mayor at odds with MLK's children

NEW YORK (AP) — Long sharing the common goal of protecting the legacy of the Rev. Martin Luther King, the bond between the family of the slain civil rights leader and one of his former top aides, Andrew Young, has become threatened. Read more

Civil rights group seeks meeting with Barneys CEO

NEW YORK - A civil rights group said Thursday it was seeking a meeting with the CEO of Barneys New York in the wake of racial profiling claims by two shoppers at the high-end department store. The Brooklyn chapter of the Rev. Read more

Hindus now have a fellow believer in Congress

NEW YORK - When Dr. Uma Mysorekar looks at the members of the new Congress, the Indian immigrant and practicing Hindu can see that, for the first time, there's someone who shares her ethnicity and someone who shares her faith. Read more

Agreement reached for Sept. 11 museum's completion

NEW YORK — An agreement that paves the way for the completion of the Sept. 11 museum at ground zero was reached on the eve of the 11th anniversary of the terror attacks. Read more


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