Articles written by: Raz Robinson


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Tom Tom helps female drummers keep the beat

At the core of everything, the Tom Tom Academy looks to expose as many people to drumming as they can.

News / Special Reports

Blizzard of 2015: Lower Manhattan

Although Alfageh was thinking of Egypt, some of his regulars were thrilled to see him coming out to open up shop despite the bad weather.

News / Video

African American parents protest Garner decision

African American parents join protestors in asking for justice in the aftermath of the grand jury decision not to indict the police officer who killed unarmed Eric Garner when attempting to arrest him for selling loose cigarettes.

Features / Special Reports

NYC Marathon: Canadian pride shines in Williamsburg

Events like the New York City marathon are good for the world.


A community victory in Loisaida

A sign supporting the return of the CHARAS community center to the people of the Lower East Side. Photo Credit Raz Robinson by Raz Robinson A group of Lower East Side residents celebrated the first victory in the fight for a community’s rights to a building that has remained unoccupied for almost 15 years. The crowd bellowed, “No lease. No […]


After climate march supporters gather at block party

They told the stories of the communities struggling with the effects of climate change.