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International Women’s Day rally for abortion rights
Over 100 people organized in the downtown Manhattan park to march from Union Square to Washington Square Park in support of safe and legal abortion, preserving women’s rights, and in support of preserving Roe v. Wade.
The fight for climate education in New York
Education is a missing link in the climate action plan.
Public housing residents in East Harlem live in food desert
From 125th to 129th street on Lexington Ave, residents are met with fast food chains like Popeyes, Dunkin Donuts, IHOP, various bodegas, and a couple of pizza places. There are about 750,000 New York City residents living in food deserts.
US truckers protest convoy sputters
Several convoys of truckers sprang up across the US over the last several weeks intending to drive to D.C. in time for President Joe Biden’s State of the Union Address this past Tuesday, March 1. The groups, however, have failed to gain significant traction, while some have already turned around and headed home.
City’s mask mandate comes to an end
Delivering Fresh Food to the South Bronx
There are now a total of 11 Community Fridges in the Bronx, where anyone can take or give food. Even though this initiative is amazing, it is still not enough.
Ghosting Landlords discriminate against renters who use housing vouchers
Even though its been illegal in NYC since 2008, and illegal statewide since 2019, discrimination against voucher holders is the most common type of housing discrimination in the city
Ukrainians in the East Village share their fears on Russia’s war against Ukraine
Ukraine has developed a tough skin, he says, and is ready to fight back.
Activists take “Freedom Buses” to Rikers Island rally against notorious jail
The last day of Black History month was an opportunity for activist to protest the deplorable conditions at the jail and demand its closure.
Russian New Yorkers Reaction to War in Ukraine
Outside the Consulate General of Russia, Russian protestors spoke of carrying a weight of shame