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August 16, 2021 - 2:31pm
The NIOT community mourns the loss of James Catherwood Hormel, a philanthropist and the first openly LGBT person to represent the United States as an ambassador. Hornel died in a San Francisco hospital Friday, August 13, with his husband at his side and his favorite Beethoven concerto playing. He was 88.
August 5, 2021 - 9:57am
"With input from our residents, we put a new spin on North Hempstead's 'Not In Our Town' initiative by creating signs that feature a message of unity in different languages," said Supervisor Judi Bosworth. "We believe that these lawn signs are a small way to bring everyone together and show that we can join to stop hate together. North Hempstead is an extremely diverse and welcoming community, and we are proud to celebrate all that makes us unique and special."
August 3, 2021 - 12:43pm
A roundup of articles about critical race theory and the misinformation being spread about it, and why teaching about racism and the history of systemic racism in America's public schools has become a lot more complicated.
July 21, 2021 - 1:22pm
A scholar of totalitarianism argues that new laws restricting the discussion of race in American schools have dire precedents in Europe. 
July 15, 2021 - 1:51pm
In our weekly feature, we'll be sharing 5 headlines from the week that struck us as important. We hope you'll visit the original stories. Just click on the graphic and a link will take you there.