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Friday, August 29, 1997

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  • POLICE AND RACISM

    Today in New York City, thousands will be marching to protest the police beating and torture of a Haitian immigrant earlier this month. The march — which is drawing people from all over the United States — is expected to be the largest demonstration against police brutality in the city’s history, if not the country.

  • DAVID BRADLEY

    Author David Bradley has been compared to such greats as James Baldwin and Ralph Ellison. His 1984 novel The Chaneysville Incident — a powerful story of escaped slaves and one man’s obsession with discovering a secret in his heritage — won the PEN/Faulkner Award and an Academy Award from the American Academy and Institutie of Arts and Letters.