St Paul's Chapel ( Courtesy of wikipedia

On 9/11: The oldest city church holds a mass of peace, filled with memories and comfort

St. Paul’s Chapel served as a sanctuary for rescue workers and volunteers alike....

Signs of kindness. Photo credit: Megan Jamerson

On 9/11: Bringing the message to children

Hate is what these men say they want to help children deal with....

Lori Crotty, 53, from Summit, NJ visited the 9/11 Memorial to commemorate the death of her husband on the attack. Photo by Virginia Gunawan.

On 9/11: Difficult conversations with children

As the nation mourned the 13th anniversary of September 11, a 9/11 widow still struggles to explain the loss to her three children. “It has become a great event in the family and...

Martin Snow, 54, owner of the Trinity Boxing Club NYC on September 11, 2014. Photo credit: Christina Dun

On 9/11: Witnesses remember

“Sometimes you have to get knocked down to realize what it means to get back up again.”...


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....


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



NYC Marathon: “Electrified” show at Bay Ridge greets runners
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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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Social justice through art and music: Laulo Senbanjo
Nigerian-born singer and artist Laulo Senbanjo plays his guitar.

Laulo Senbanjo is a Nigerian-born singer and artist. ...

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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.

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