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Same-sex marriage debate heats up in the South

March 15th, 2014  |  by  |  published in Audio, News | Leave A Comment »

Greg Myers (left) and Marc Mitchel (right) fell in love in Alabama. The two men moved to New York City ten years ago and got married when same-sex marriage became legal in the state. Photo by Rajeev Dhir.

Mitchel and Myers moved to New York City they said because it was easier to live as an openly gay couple.

Aging with HIV

March 12th, 2014  |  by  |  published in Audio, Features, News | 1 Comment »

Richard Kelso,71, has lived with HIV for 30 years. He says becoming an expert on your own health is a survival strategy. Photo credit: Leticia Miranda

Patients with HIV and their physicians have a more complex challenge ahead as they treat HIV along with the typical illnesses that come with aging.

Group pushes for halal food in NYC schools

March 11th, 2014  |  by  |  published in Multimedia, News, Video | Leave A Comment »

Group pushes for halal food in NYC schools

NYC schools don’t offer a certified halal food option.

Rally in memory of Trayvon Martin

February 27th, 2014  |  by  |  published in News, Video | Leave A Comment »

Rally in memory of Trayvon Martin

February 26th marks the second anniversary of Trayvon Martin’s death. Protestors rallied this week in an effort to demand justice for his death and others like him

Interfaith group takes on reproductive rights education

February 17th, 2014  |  by  |  published in Audio, News | Leave A Comment »

Middle Church members clap to music during Sunday's worship. The Church has over 800 members, who are various races, sexualities and genders. Photo credit: Leticia Miranda.

The campaign’s mainly liberal church struggle to meet the needs of its members.

North Korean refugees build new lives in America

February 17th, 2014  |  by  |  published in Audio, Multimedia, News | Leave A Comment »

Byung Sun Soh, President of Save North Korean Refugees, with one of his dogs in his Manhattan apartment. Photo by Nidhi Prakash

Those who find their way to the U.S. still have a long road ahead of them.

The endangered horses of Central Park

February 17th, 2014  |  by  |  published in Multimedia, News | Leave A Comment »

The endangered horses of Central Park

Carriages are believed to be inhumane.

Harsh winter leads to more homeless on city streets

February 16th, 2014  |  by  |  published in News, Video | Leave A Comment »

The Grand Central Food Program delivers meals including an orange, a loaf of bread, a carton of milk, and hot soup. Photo by: Talia Avakian

With this year’s harsh winter overpopulating shelters, more homeless people are forced to live on the streets.

Possible new holidays for NYC schools

February 14th, 2014  |  by  |  published in News, Politics, Video | Leave A Comment »

Possible new holidays for NYC schools

The New York Department of Education will consider adding more scheduled school holidays.

Terrorism in Nigeria causes heartbreak here

February 11th, 2014  |  by  |  published in Audio, News | Leave A Comment »

Samuel Chukwueze,25  a Nigerian-American from Cherry Hill, N.J. said  he is very "shocked" by the ongoing violence against Christians in Northern Nigeria. One of his relatives was also attacked last year in Nigeria. Photo Credit:Samuel Chukwueze

Suicide bombings started in 2009 and the number of killings and attacks increased last year.