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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

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. 

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Low turnout, as usual, expected for NYC upcoming local election

Now, a  new election cycle is quickly approaching  and once again New Yorkers  don't seem very interested in choosing who will run their city.  

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Afghan American women struggle to help their families in Afghanistan

The Taliban has killed those who resisted their rule in the streets, leaving civilians afraid to go outside.

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Some city teachers protest vaccine mandate

While the city claims to have thousands of substitute teachers and paraprofessionals waiting in the wings to supplant employees, many, including the U.F.T., are highly skeptical that the plan in place will adequately address their absence.

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George Floyd statue vandalized in Union Square

Passersby stopped to watch as volunteers scrubbed and brushed off the grey paint that was poured on the face of the mahogany wood and bronze painted sculpture.

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Judge Sentences Human Rights Lawyer for Criminal Contempt

Outside, the protesters were united in support of Donziger, who has waged a three-decade-long legal battle against Chevron for polluting Ecuador’s Amazon rainforest and killing potentially thousands of mostly indigenous Ecuadorian people.

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Court rules to continue Haitian deportations

The journey to the border was arduous for all migrants, but especially for women, many of whom were raped along the way.