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Growing up in the aftermath of 9/11

To these young people, the events that followed 9/11 are part of history.

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A different reality for the city’s minorities after 9/11

Alam said Muslim women  in his community, including his mother, were afraid of wearing their Hijab out in public for years after 9/11. 

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NYC Fire Museum holds 9/11 memorial service

The 9/11 memorial at NYC Fire Museum is a permanent exhibition designed by Jude Amsel to commemorate the 343 firefighters lost on September 11, 2001. The center of the room is a memorial made of black marbles and tiles with the names and pictures of the individual firefighters. Photo by Shiyu Xu   The New York City Fire Museum marked […]

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Dancers pay tribute to 9/11

The Table of Silence Project 9/11, conceived and choreographed by Jacqulyn Buglisi, began in 2011. It’s  dedicated to “all who suffer from oppression of freedom and the tragedy of war” and photojournalist Bill Biggart, who died in the twin towers.

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In the Face of Tragedy, Volunteers Bring Life to 9/11 Anniversary

The packaged food will be donated to City Harvest, reaching about 1.2 million people, and about ten thousand meals will be sent to victims of Hurricane Dorian in the Bahamas.

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The Effects of Policing in Brownsville, Brooklyn

Even with a looser policy of policing in Brownsville, some residents agree that a strong police presence is needed for safety, but at the same time, that presence can be overbearing.

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Opioid Usage in Philadelphia Leads to Increase in HIV Diagnoses

While the opioid crisis in Philadelphia has been a status quo for years, this endless drug use is causing a new problem: an increase in HIV rates for the first time since the mid-2000s.

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Slow trains and delays make late night commutes an awful ride home

For many New Yorkers who work after the MTA’s peak hours of 5 a.m. to 9 p.m., it’s a hassle to get home.

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As parents overdose, Pasco County schools becomes overburdened

 Pasco County, Florida, is a primarily white middle-class community perfectly nestled between the Gulf of Mexico’s sunny beaches and Disney World. But despite being in the sunniest state and close to the happiest place on earth, it is clouded by addiction. Parents are getting high, children are being neglected and teachers are desperately seeking help as the opioid crisis […]

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NY high maternal mortality rates lead to legislation

The bill, which is expected to be signed into law this year, will establish a Maternal Mortality Review Board that promises to “review maternal mortality and morbidity, analyze their causes and disseminate strategies for reducing the risks.”