Once a thriving Puerto Rican city, Arecibo is now desolate
Hurricane Maria has caused many Puerto Ricans to leave the island.
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.
Chinatown residents begin a hunger strike to fight for their homes
Two weeks ago, the Department of Housing and Preservation issued a vacate order for the 75 people living at 85 Bowery.
NYU welcomes Puerto Rican hurricanes survivors to campus
Bennett and Garcia decided to transfer after barely managing one semester on the recovering island.
Protestors remember Hurricane Sandy and demand climate action
Protests against redeveloping Crown Heights’ Bedford-Union Armory continue
Neighbors are worried that development plans could lead to further gentrification of Crown Heights.
#MeToo Say Participants at Domestic Violence Awareness Event
Uncertainty for Korean Americans as rhetoric between Trump and Kim Jong-un escalates
With the unpredictable nature of both leaders, many Korean Americans have been left to merely speculate about possible outcomes.
Thousands rally against racial injustice
Under the banner of “racial justice,” demonstrators drew connections between the struggles faced by people of color locally in New York City and the actions of the federal government, especially those of the last week.
A block party showcases possibilities for women after incarceration
Visitors at The Women’s Building Block Party yesterday wrote their visions for the new Women’s Building. Responses read, “Liberation!” “Justice!” […]