Articles written by: Taisha Henry

NYC Primary: “Feeling the Bern” at Washington Square Park
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NYC Primary: “Feeling the Bern” at Washington Square Park

The Sanders campaign estimated 27,000 New Yorkers attended the rally.

Women skip the harmful hair relaxers and opt for a natural look at Khamit Kinks Salon in Boerum Hills, Brooklyn.
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Hair Relaxer Sales Drop as More Black Women “Go Natural”

More black women are saying no to hair relaxers and yes to kinks and curls.

New York City Marathon: Downtown Brooklyn
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New York City Marathon: Downtown Brooklyn

Kishel John holds a sign and cheers at the 2015 New York City Marathon. Photo by Taisha Henry Hundreds of 2015 New York City Marathon supporters lined up along 4th avenue in Downtown Brooklyn, which marked the eighth mile of the marathon’s course. Among the supporters stood Kishel John of Brownsville, Brooklyn. John came to support not only her two […]

Dozens march against gun violence
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Dozens march against gun violence

City officials, residents, chaplains, community outreach organizations, and residents of all races, walked a mile, praying and chanting to Ebbets Field.

CNN GOP Debate: Inconsequential overall
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CNN GOP Debate: Inconsequential overall

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Sam Kedem(left) and Les Speiser (right) were first responders during the Ground Zero Relief effort and meet every year for the 9/11 memorial service, Friday, Sept. 11, 2015. Both have suffered from health issues as a result of their time at Ground Zero. Photo by Taisha Henry.
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14 Years Later: First responders still in battle for their lives

Sam Kedem(left) and Les Speiser (right) were first responders during the Ground Zero Relief effort and meet every year for the 9/11 memorial service, Friday, Sept. 11, 2015. Both have suffered from health issues as a result of their time at Ground Zero. Photo by Taisha Henry. Les Speiser has chronic sinusitis, chronic bronchitis, restrictive pulmonary disease,chronic laryngitis, and a […]