Understanding L.I.'s African-American history
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The office “focuses on promoting an accepting, not just tolerable, workplace environment” across Nassau County.
• ERASE Racism, 6800 Jericho Turnpike, Suite 109W, Syosset, (516) 921-4863. http://www.eraseracismny.org. ERASE Racism is a regional, nonprofit organization that “leads public policy advocacy campaigns to promote racial equity in housing, public school education, health and community development.”
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