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One woman’s journey to regain her hearing

“I want to hear the leaves rustling in the wind”

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Obstacles remain for Black and Brown cannabis users despite efforts to legalize

Current laws, some activists believe, still over-police cannabis users and dealers especially if they are people of color.

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Queens residents mourn at Covid vigil

Queens Covid Remembrance Day draws roughly 2,000 viewers and 500 residents

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Floating for Free: COVID and the Staten Island Ferry

Throughout the pandemic, the ferry never stopped running,

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I have a Black son: Here is how I will explain the George Floyd verdict to him someday

I will encourage him to remain his authentic, true Black self.

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Village East movie theater reopens to the public

They are operating at a limited capacity.

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Afro-Latinos endure racism from in and outside their community

Afro Latinos speak about the embedded racism within the Latino community and how representation and education can help combat colorism.

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Chinese adoptions halted by COVID

The hardest part about waiting has been “wondering how she’s doing, and not having regular updates.”

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Racism in Healthcare: A Black woman’s childbirth story

 In the United States, Black women are two to six times more likely to die from pregnancy complications than white women, depending on what part of the country they live in.

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A beautiful day in Central Park

In Central Park, people ate ice creams, picnicked, played, exercised, put on shorts, and often wore warm smiles.