Articles written by: Julie Liao

Julie Liao


Advocates for North Korean people worry about human rights violations

Increased tensions bring fear.

Features / Video

Black girls code

Black Girls Code, a non-profit organization founded in 2011, worked with a tech company SmartGurlz to teach girls how to code.


Museum gives visitors a wall to express hopes and fears on immigration


A Mexican business owner remembers her journey and worries about her future

A Mexican business owner lives in fear of Trump.

Features / News / Uncategorized

Life after a wrongful conviction

Jeffrey Deskovic is one of 1,934 of the wrongly convicted who have been released from prison. Rebuiliding his life is hard.

News / Politics

On Veterans Day, vets talk Trump

NYC veterans give their thoughts on the president elect.

Features / Special Reports

NYC Marathon: Marathon runners cheers runners

Ellen McCann, 44, was held up a sign that read ” You run better than our government” to uplift every marathon runner passing by her on Sunset Park. Photo by Julie Liao At 4th Avenue near Sunset Park in Brooklyn, Ellen McCann was hailing New York City Marathon runners with a smile and a sign that read, “You run better […]


NY People: Street Musician Peter May

Peter May is a fixture at Washington Square Park.

Features / News / Uncategorized

Life jackets symbolize the plight of refugees in Brooklyn display

Oxfam America, a global organization that addresses poverty, hunger and injustice arranged used refugee life jackets on Pebble Beach at Brooklyn Bridge Park. The display was on the eve of two United Nations summits that will deal the refugee crisis. Photo by Julie Liao Scattered on Pebble Beach at Brooklyn Bridge Park, just under the Manhattan Bridge, were 400 worn […]

Features / News / Special Reports

Teaching 9/11

This was their last social studies class before the 15th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks that changed their city and the world.