Articles written by: Virginia Gunawan

Building a life after prison
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Building a life after prison

After spending 23 months in prison, Kim Morris is now an aspiring entrepreneur.

LGBTQ barbershop makes the right cuts
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LGBTQ barbershop makes the right cuts

Kutzwell started her barbershop in 2007 when her friends in the LGBTQ community complained about the service they received at neighborhood barbershops.

“Good Hair” vs “Bad Hair”
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“Good Hair” vs “Bad Hair”

Deciding the style for African American women’s crowning glory is an intimate, almost soul-searching process.

Blizzard of 2015: West Village
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Blizzard of 2015: West Village

Samson was out with her brown female Labradoodle, Wizhtle.

Mourners attend Akai Gurley’s funeral
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Mourners attend Akai Gurley’s funeral

Akai Gurley, was shot by a rookie police officer in a dark stairwell at the Louis H. Pink Houses in East New York, Brooklyn.

NYC Marathon: Collecting discarded running clothes in Bay Ridge
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NYC Marathon: Collecting discarded running clothes in Bay Ridge

While waiting for the next wave of runners, she went to middle of the street and collected the clothing the runners threw off their now warmed up bodies.

Border Patrol rescues immigrant girl stranded on banks of Rio Grande. Photo by Donna Burton. US Customs and Border Protection on Flickr, Creative Commons license
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Border children rarely have a happy ending

Lack of understanding their legal rights causes more despair.

Lori Crotty, 53, from Summit, NJ visited the 9/11 Memorial to commemorate the death of her husband on the attack. Photo by Virginia Gunawan.
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On 9/11: Difficult conversations with children

Lori Crotty, 53, from Summit, NJ visited the 9/11 Memorial to commemorate the death of her husband on the attack. Photo by Virginia Gunawan by Virginia Gunawan As the nation mourned the 13th anniversary of September 11, a 9/11 widow still struggles to explain the loss to her three children. “It has become a great event in the family and […]