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Philadelphia begins awarding $22 million in grants for anti-violence initiatives

Data from the office of  the City Controller  details a 40% increase in homicides from 2019 to 2020.

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New York Public Library cancels late fees

Within the New York, Brooklyn, and Queens library systems those with a median household income below $50,000 were six times more likely to gain fines and have their card blocked. 

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College athletics learn to manage mental health after pandemic and stress upends goals

During the pandemic, student-athletes had both their athletic and academic careers come to a standstill. 

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Covid-19 Booster Offers More Protection and Confusion

Despite guidelines, there is still confusion across these high risk groups regarding booster shots, especially those who received a Moderna vaccine.

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Some seniors fear a return to normal

 Older adults continue to be one of the most at risk populations of becoming ill, hospitalized, or dying from Covid 19.

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Recent high-profile murders spark conversations regarding college womens’ safety

Thirteen percent of women in college have reported being stalked with 80% of survivors stating that they knew their stalker, according to Know Your IX, a project of Advocates for Youth.

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QR code menus in restaurants expose accessibility issues

QR code menus at restaurants are “frustrating and inconvenient” and present barriers for homeless, low-income, or elderly people who might not have a smartphone or who are unfamiliar with QR codes.

Special Report: Reporting Black America

African International Students Struggle to Stay Afloat

The greatest source of anxiety for African international students is their finances and this affects their psychological well-being according to the Journal of International Students.

Special Report: Reporting Black America

Penfield’s Black Supermoms Make Sure School Kids know Black Kids Matter

It wasn’t only black children and their mothers, but people of all colours and nationalities who joined both the rallies, creating an inclusive and cohesive space.

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DeBlasio’s plan to help struggling taxi drivers isn’t enough for union

Owners of medallions owe $600,000 on average according to NYTWA data.