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Healthy eating in the South Bronx
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Healthy eating in the South Bronx

The South Bronx has been dubbed a “food desert,” and three groups are attempting to change that stereotype, but face a battle when even well-laid plans collide with real life.

Some Ghanaian immigrants agree with Trump’s  “shithole” comments
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Some Ghanaian immigrants agree with Trump’s “shithole” comments

Unemployment is high in Ghana.

Bumper stickers, fliers, pins and other campaign paraphernalia lay on a table in the lobby of the Hostos Community College arts center in the South Bronx during a Jill Stein rally yesterday. Around 150 people rallied in support of the Green Party at the college's arts center where Stein pitched herself as an alternative to the Republican and Democratic candidates for the presidency. Photo by Razi Syed.
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Green Party candidate Jill Stein rails against ‘greater’ and ‘lesser’ evil political parties at rally

The Stein/Baraka ticket is on the ballot in 44 states, and the District of Columbia.

Gourmet Opportunities Sprout in the South Bronx
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Gourmet Opportunities Sprout in the South Bronx

Nonprofit helps kids grow, cook and eat their way to better futures in the unhealthiest county in New York state

NYC Sparx gives Bronx girls a love of STEM and art
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NYC Sparx gives Bronx girls a love of STEM and art

one of the main challenges for girls from minority communities who want to get into technology, including Latina or African-American girls, is economics.

New York City Marathon: South Bronx
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New York City Marathon: South Bronx

Though traditionally a quieter part of New York City, those exiting the 3rd Avenue – 138 Street subway station were met with the sound of live jazz and cheering as loud as the bright green uniforms worn by volunteers passing out water and bananas to runners.

South Bronx Charter School surprises kindergartners with gift bags
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South Bronx Charter School surprises kindergartners with gift bags

Two-thirds of the students are in the child welfare or foster care system, while the rest come from the South Bronx community.