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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 […]

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Life goes on at Ground Zero

“At the same time, this is a day, that isn’t business as usual.”

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Walking and smoking may be banned in NYC

NYC smokers may have one less public space to light up.

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A barbershop in Brooklyn that cuts hair outside the gender binary

A pop-up barbershop in Williamsburg, Brooklyn, Scissors and Clippers, is offering haircuts for women with short hair and LGBTQ-identified folks, who often feel uncomfortable in regular barbershops and salons.

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Hurricane Maria survivors find a home in New Jersey

More than 40 Puerto Rican transplants have landed in Hudson County, New Jersey as a direct result of Hurricane Maria, according to the Jersey City Board of Education.

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Hurricane Sandy anniversary remembered with protests

Five years after Hurricane Sandy, New Yorkers take to the streets to protest climate change.

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NYC Puerto Ricans’ frustrations mount in wake of destruction

The state of New York is home to over a million people who identify as Puerto Rican, according to the U.S. Census Bureau, the largest number in any state.

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NYC Puerto Ricans protest to get help for victims of Hurricane Maria

Protestors marching for Puerto Rico outside of the Jacob K. Javits Federal Building yesterday. Photo  by Monay Robinson Protesters gathered outside the Jacob K. Javits Federal Building yesterday to express their anger over the U.S. government’s slow response in aiding Puerto Rican victims of Hurricane Maria. Red, white and blue Puerto Rican flags were waved along with signs that read “No […]

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NYC City Council “Kneel In”

The group of about 15 city officials joined together to display unity against the president’s tweets.

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Threats to EPA Lead to Science Protests

The science community is outraged.