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Curtis Sliwa trails in mayor’s race but fights on

Republican mayoral candidate and founder of the Guardian Angel, Curtis Sliwa, has spent the final week on the campaign trail hoping to pull ahead of his Democratic rival, Eric Adams.

Special Report: Reporting Black America

Black doulas are challenging rampant healthcare disparity

These health disparities are mostly a substantial reflection of the inequalities experienced by Black women on an array of socioeconomic factors.

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Teens demand safer bike lanes

Although bike ridership has tripled in the last 15 years, New York City infrastructure hasn’t been able to keep up. The Tube could be the answer.

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Struggling taxi drivers go on hunger strike

Cabbies are facing overwhelming debt, due to the collapse and failure of the Medallion program

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The battle over East Village Park continues

Activists vow to defend the park as demolition is set to begin.

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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.