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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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Black men reflect on Chauvin verdict

Black men in Harlem discuss their alarming interactions with the NYPD and express that this victory, although crucial, is fleeting, when much more remains to be done. "

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Despite Chauvin’s guilty verdict, activists will not stop fighting for justice

With the most recent police killings of people of color another wave of protest against police violence is beginning across the country.

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COVID-19 has left many Black and Hispanic landlords in serious debt

When it comes to lost rental revenue, large landlords have experienced a greater total loss, but Mom-and-Pop landlords have been impacted more severely because they have less of an ability to weather a loss of rental income.

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Families and teachers struggle to explain racial injustice to children

The conversation is difficult because she wants her son to understand racism, but also to know that his white friends do love him.

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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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New Yorkers react to Chauvin verdict

Some New Yorkers react with shock, relief, and cautious optimism. 

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Derek Chauvin convicted of murder in the death of George Floyd

After  a gut wrenching trial and 10 hours of deliberations,  former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin, 45, was found guilty […]

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Burmese Americans respond to the coup in Myanmar

Burmese Americans are asking for increased intervention and aid from the United States and struggling to remain connected to loved ones during targeted phone and internet blackouts in their home country.