Democracy Now: “Hundreds of Brooklyn Residents Rally to Prevent 82-Year-Old’s Eviction”

In case any of you had your doubts about the power of the people when it comes to organizing in NY, this is a pretty stirring example of how we can be effective. Bravo!

“In New York City, an 82-year-old resident of Brooklyn facing foreclosure was allowed to stay in her house on Friday after more than 200 people gathered in front of her home to block the eviction. Mary Lee Ward has lived in her home for 44 years. Her supporters say she is facing foreclosure because she was a victim of deceptive and predatory lending practices. Mary Lee Ward spoke from her front stoop after learning that the eviction was put off for now.”

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