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Largest State Park In New York City To Be Named After Shirley Chisholm

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Shirley Chisholm 's career journey broke barriers for Black women in the realm of politics and now 50 years after she made history by becoming the first African-American woman elected to the United States Congress, the Brooklyn native will receive a major honor in her hometown. According to Curbed New York , a new Brooklyn park will be named after Chisholm.
Brooklyn will get 407-acre state park dedicated to Shirley Chisholm. pic.twitter.com/9TFUoe5nDI
- Curbed NY September 6, 2018
The park-which is slated to be the largest state park in the city-is a part of an initiative led by Governor...
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New Hampshire gets federal grant to help homeless veterans

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The state's Democratic congressional delegation says that New Hampshire is getting more than $2.8 million in federal grants to help homeless veterans. The funding will go toward two New Hampshire...
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$500k in grants for New York state parks

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Organizations that support New York state parks have another chance to apply for grants to help improve them. The advocacy group Parks & Trails New York says $500,000 in state...
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