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Glenn E. Martin, Founder of JustLeadershipUSA and Leader of the #CLOSErikers Campaign, Is Dumbfounded Over Mayor De Blasio’s Appointment Of Cynthia Brann As The City’s Next Corrections Commissioner

PRESS RELEASE FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE October 3, 2017 CONTACT: Tom Ochs (202) 309-0331| tom@justleadershipusa.org GLENN E. MARTIN, FOUNDER OF JUSTLEADERSHIPUSA AND LEADER OF THE #CLOSERIKERS CAMPAIGN, IS DUMBFOUNDED OVER MAYOR DE BLASIO’S APPOINTMENT OF CYNTHIA BRANN AS THE CITY’S NEXT CORRECTIONS COMMISSIONER October 3, 2017 — Today, Glenn E. Martin, Founder and President of JustLeadershipUSA […]

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#CLOSErikers Campaign Stages Protest at Rikers Island Calling it a Confederate Monument

Members and supporters of the #CLOSErikers campaign gathered at the Rikers Island sign this morning calling the jail complex a confederate monument and demanding that New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio move up his timeline for shutting down the penal colony. The action comes on the heels of the Mayor’s announcement that the City will conduct a 90-day review of all symbols of hate on City property in the wake of the white supremacist violence in Charlottesville, VA earlier this month.

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