Pandemic singles ‘swipe right’ on dating apps

The rise in dating app downloads can be attributed to hesitancy - or the inability - to meet new people in the real world.

Special Report: Reporting Black America

Sonic Serenity: A review of the music that carried Black folks through 2021

Music has the power to soothe and re-situate. The right song can transport you back in time to a place […]

Special Report: Reporting Black America

Despite uptick in diversity numbers, Black students say inclusive spaces are rare

 Along with the fact that NYU’s claims about diversity are not reflected in the number of Black students in the classrooms, the environment for Black students is also a point of concern in terms of microaggressions and other inconveniences.

Special Report: Reporting Black America

African students says mispronouncing their names is a form of racism

The way people in America make her and other Africans feel about their names is yet another form of racist micro-aggressions.


The hidden cost of miscarriage

After listening to silence with the ultrasound technician, and getting confirmation from the doctor that there was no heartbeat, Moore knew her pregnancy had ended.


Supply shortage threatens nationwide Christmas tree inventory 

The recent increase of supply chain issues driven by the Covid-19 pandemic looms over buyers and sellers, threatening the availability of trees.  

Special Report: Reporting Black America

Young adult Black immigrants forge new lives and battle racial inequalities

More than a quarter of Black immigrants have college degrees and 74 percent of them are fluent in English, 24 percent higher than all immigrants. 


Marathon runners push through pain and sacrifice in order to compete

“I compare running a marathon to like getting pregnant…because it’s not all pretty being pregnant, but once you see the baby you forget about everything.”

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The Chaotic Birth of a Coffee Shop

In February of 2020, after building the store front with his father, and only a few weeks before COVID, Lynch and the family finally opened Downtown Coffeehouse in the Lower East Side.


Surfing Into Winter

When the temps drop, committed surfers keep coming to Rockaway Beach