Articles written by: Teddy Haines

Teddy Haines

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Housing projects residents find community despite harsh living conditions

The Ingersoll project’s Garden of Eden grows fruits and vegetables during the warmer months. Photo by Teddy Haines. Nestled into a compact segment of South Brooklyn, the Raymond V. Ingersoll Housing project is encircled by more prosperous neighborhoods. The Metrotech Center sits directly across Flatbush Avenue to the west, alongside NYU’s Tandon School of Engineering. But now, the Ingersoll Houses […]

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Residents in This Newark Neighborhood Feel Neglected in Water Contamination Crisis

An old home in Newark’s Ironbound neighborhood. Many of the residences in this area are a century old or even older. Photo by Teddy Haines.   Walk due east from Newark Penn station, and you’ll pass through the close-knit working-class community known as the Ironbound. Once a major industrial hub, this neighborhood has become known for its heavy Spanish and […]

Midterm Elections 2018 / Politics

For Democrats, a Mixed Success in 2018 Midterms

  Tuesday’s midterm elections were not the stinging rebuke of the Trump Administration that Democrats had been hoping for. The party has retaken the House of Representatives, gaining at least 27 seats. Despite this success, Democrats lost ground in the Senate, and the House results were not as clear-cut a victory as rosier projections had expected. These mixed results make […]

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Annual Parade Gives Voice to New York Muslims

For the organizers of the Muslim Day Parade, the event forms one part of a larger strategy to enhance their community’s political engagement.

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Notes of Remembrance at St. Paul’s Chapel

One by one, mourners approached the podium, each reciting a portion of the names of the fallen responders.