NYC Mayor: Schools Shouldn’t Close for Muslim Holidays

By The News Jul 02, 2009

NYC City Council Passes Muslim Holiday Resolution Religious, labor and immigrant groups are calling for Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg to rescind his rejection of a City Council resolution to close school for two important Muslim Holidays. The Mayor says the city is too diverse for schools to observe every holiday. Quincy Jones May Try to Buy Back VIBE A report published by said Jones intends on buying back the magazine after its shut down on Tuesday saying the magazine might have an “online-only” future. Stimulus to Help American Indian State Banks Obama’s stimulus plan will distribute $8 million dollars to 10 U.S. bank institutions that serve American Indian communities. Border Patrol Agent Shoots Suspected Immigrant A border patrol agent in South Texas shot an immigrant man after a brief altercation at a convenience store because he feared for his life.