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Bronx activists arrested at DOE protest

Five members of Sistas  & Brothas, the youth organizing arm of the Northwest Bronx Community and Clergy Coalition, were arrested Monday night during a protest against the Department of Education’s plan to close 25 public schools across the city.
The protesters, which included Brooklyn Council Members Jumaane Williams and Charles Barron, made a human chain to block the sidewalk outside the DOE headquarters on Chambers Street in downtown Manhattan. [Bronx News Network]

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