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Gender neutral Latinx gets push back from some Latinos in the U.S.

“Latinx” aims to break with Spanish’s inherent gender binary. 

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The Bronx struggles with healthcare ranking

For the past 10 years, Bronx county has been ranked last out of all the New York counties in terms of health. They are ranked at 62, while its neighbor Manhattan is ranked at 5 and Queens 8.

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CUNY gender non-conforming students and staff want City Council support

Despite the passage of anti-discrimination laws such as the Gender Expression Non-Discrimination Act (GENDA), this year, many needs of TGNCNB community, which hovers around 0.6% of all 798,00 adults living in New York, were still being overlooked.

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Tensions Run High in Glendale, Queens Over Planned Homeless Shelter

At a recent community meeting residents aggressively yelled out of anger, one woman threatening to “burn the place down” if the shelter arises.

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Florida Crossroads

The staff of Pavement Pieces spent three days reporting stories in Florida, a state that is in the crossroads of many national issues our country is facing.   Read our work here.  

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The Supreme Court holds DACA hearing

The Supreme Court held a hearing on DACA yesterday to decide the fate of 700,000 people who bought to this country undocumented as children. As a crowd of protestors waited in front of the steps of The Supreme Court in D.C. yesterday morning,  chilly air descended upon them as rain started to fall. People anxiously waited, holding signs that said […]

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Living in the city of dreams means some adults must seek roommates

The trend of older renters or homeowners sharing their homes with younger adults has caught on.

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Protestors hit the streets to fight Trump

Trump came to the city to address the United Nations and tell world leaders to reject “globlism” and adopt his “America First” style of governing. But for the protestors, his style is just not working.

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As the ban on plastic bags approaches, New Yorkers are ready to see them go

Although paper bags are easier to recycle and decompose, the answer to which option is better for the environment is complex and depends on a number of other factors, such as the amount of energy necessary to produce them, the resources used, and the number of times the bag can be reused.

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Puerto Ricans rally for the island’s independence

For the activists  in the march, the route to the island’s decolonization is through independence as opposed to statehood. They also demanded the cancellation of Puerto Rico’s over $70 billion national debt.