Ramapough Indians Win One ... Make That Three Against Sh*tty New Jersey White People

January 30, 2020

...Following years of bullshit from the Township, local residents, and the Hunt and Polo Club, the Ramapough filed a federal civil rights lawsuit in September 2018, represented by the Center for Constitutional Rights (CCR) and law firm Weil, Gotshal & Manges, LLP. As Chief Dwaine Perry of the Ramapough Lenape Nation Tribe said at the time the lawsuit was filed:

With horrifying dismay, I find myself again having to come forward to defend my people, the Ramapough Lenape—the original people of this land. We are once again confronted by systemic racism, wrapped in the old Jim Crow mantra of 'we treat them just like anyone else.' Stealing tribal land through the manipulation of zoning should be a crime, and I ask the elected officials to rise to the ethical standards that your position demands. ...

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January 30, 2020