As the march comes to a close, some of those who finished early try and get a picture. Photo Credit Raz Robinson

After climate march supporters gather at block party

They told the stories of the communities struggling with the effects of climate change....

A group of young children proclaiming their hopes at the People's Climate March on Sunday, September 21. Photo credit: Stacey Kilpatrick

Climate change protest draws hundreds of thousands

People’s Climate March from Pavement Pieces on Vimeo. Video by Thom Friend Dubbed “the largest climate march in history,” more than 400,000 people marched for climate cha...

A Lyme disease silent demonstration in front of the New York Times building in midtown, displayed a large sign that read, "Lyme disease is a pandemic. Where is the coverage?" Photo Credit: Ben Shapiro

Demonstrators plead for Lyme disease awareness

Lyme disease advocates want to put pressure on the media to give the disease the attention it deserves....

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

Border children rarely have a happy ending

Lack of understanding their legal rights causes more despair....

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NYU students protest sale of sweatshop apparel at NYU bookstore
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The students staged the “die in” to highlight the many workers killed and injured in garment factory accidents....

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E-cigarettes banned in public places
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New York City is cracking down on the increasingly popular e-cigarettes....


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NYC Marathon: “Electrified” show at Bay Ridge greets runners
NYC Marathon: “Electrified” show at Bay Ridge greets runners

Bay Ridge Brooklyn’s The Third Rail Classic Rock Band from Pavement Pieces on Vimeo. Marathon runners passing the 4th avenue and 88th Street corner in Bay Ridge, Brooklyn thr...

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Photo show in storage containers opens in Brooklyn
A shipping container exhibit at Photoville, a photo exhibition in Brooklyn. Photo credit: Christina Dun

The concept of Photoville is unique in the sense that they think outside of the box by taking viewers right back in. ...

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Long term effects of Depo Provera may outweigh benefits
Sen is now on a birth control pill when she learned the Depo shot put her at a higher risk of stroke because of her family's history of blood clots. Photo: Leticia Miranda.

The birth conroll drug is also disproportionately prescribed to women of color...

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City chess tournament highights love of the game
Children play chess at the The 14th Annual Chess-in-the-Park Rapid Open.  Photo by Evgeniya Zolkina

This brain fiesta was arranged by a nonprofit organization Chess-in-the-Schools....

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