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Opposing Trump, GOP Agenda: Hartford, New Britain Part Of Historic Women’s March For Equality, Economic Justice

By John McNamara [Photos by Frank Gerratana] The Women’s March on Washington the day after the inauguration of Donald Trump spawned marches from Augusta, Maine to Anchorage Alaska. Millions of people, connected by the same social media so deftly and … Continue reading

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For the Season of Giving and 2016: The Alton Brooks Scholarship Fund

Democratic Town Committee Member Alton Brooks was doing what he usually does on Election Day on November 3rd.  Not letting a cold deter him, Brooks, 94, had his own sure voter list to call a network of friends, encourage them to go … Continue reading

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“Convoy of Hope” Documentary Premieres Tonight (1/31) With Recognition For Alton Brooks…..Bethune Club Program Focuses on History of African Americans In New Britain On Super Sunday…..Wanted: A Democratic Slate That Reflects The City’s Diversity and Strengths

Alton Brooks To Receive Lifetime Achievement Award Following Premiere “Victory” Documentary On New Britain’s Convoy of Hope Premieres Sat. 1/31   “Victory: Fire in the Heart of the City”, a documentary about a 2013 “Convoy of Hope” initiative organized by … Continue reading

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