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February 1, 2018
They both ran against Congressman Major Owens, who had been accused of being old and out of touch with the district. Despite the Clarke name golden in the area, each lost to him. Yvette Clarke only won once Owens retired. Adem-Bunkeddeko-for-congress Adem Bunkeddeko was born in Brooklyn toÃâÃÂ ...
November 21, 2017
Scituate High softball player Jane Owens, center, joins her mother, Catherine Owens, left, and father, Bryant University head baseball coach Steve Owens, right, in signing her National Letter of Intent to continue her softball career at Bryant during a ceremony on Nov. 14, at the high school. Owens, who isÃâÃÂ ...
Crain's New York Business
June 5, 2017
Major Owens long recognized the armory's potential as an indoor recreation center on the model of the Park Slope or Fort Washington armories. This vision remained front and center in community workshops about how to redevelop the armory. These discussions also considered the potential to provideÃâÃÂ ...
May 4, 2017
Five years later, New York City Congress member Charles Rangel equated Republicans' social policies toward minorities with the treatment of Jews under Hitler, and his fellow representative, Major Owens, declared Republicans "worse than Hitler." The impulse to Hitlersplain existed across much of theÃâÃÂ ...
Black Star News
October 24, 2013
A librarian by training and the first professional librarian ever elected to Congress, Major Owens served in the U.S. House of Representatives from 1983 to 2007. He was an active member of the Congressional Black Caucus and a member of the Education Committee during his entire tenure. He served as aÃâÃÂ ...
New York Times
October 22, 2013
Major R. Owens, a former librarian who went to Congress from Brooklyn and remained there for 24 years, fighting for more federal aid for education and other liberal causes, died on Monday in Manhattan. He was 77. His death, at NYU Langone Medical Center, was caused by renal and heart failure, hisÃâÃÂ ...
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