Category Archives: Dr. Martin Luther King holiday

Retired PAPD Superintendent Henry DeGeneste: At the Forefront of Change and Diversity

By Mercedes Guzman, Media Relations Staff When now-retired Port Authority Police Superintendent Henry DeGeneste first came on the job as a young recruit, he joined a police force that was predominantly male and white. As he moved up through the … Continue reading

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Port Authority Celebrates the Life of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. (1929-1968)

By Gregory Quinn, Special to the Port Authority Video Courtesy of the New York State Museum Every year on the anniversary of his birth, the nation celebrates Dr. Martin Luther King Day, pausing to reflect on the impact, wisdom and … Continue reading

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