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The Forgotten Navajo: People in need

Navajo Nation is rich in highly sought-after natural resources, such as coal and uranium, which has proven to be both a blessing and a curse.


Community fears losing legal aid

Amid chants of “one, two, three, I want my lawyer close to me!” the crowd outside of the LSC headquarters fought against the proposal they fear might place free legal assistance just outside of their reach.


Garden tackles childhood hunger

Being able to crave salty, sweet or spicy food is a privilege. One in every six children in the U.S. will go to bed hungry tonight. About 12.4 million children nationwide are all too familiar with hunger, malnutrition and malnourishment.


Mexican immigrants face economic hardships

Many Mexican immigrants in the United States are finding it harder than ever to make ends meet.


Chinese protestors unite against persecution

Falun Gong practitioners protested persecution in China at the 64th United Nations General Assembly.


9/11 ceremony onlookers remember

Emmett Newton was driving his car in Lower Manhattan when he noticed smoke billowing into the sky. When he glanced […]


Protestors speak out against development

Dozens of Upper East Side residents want their voices heard. And for at least a few hours Saturday afternoon, they […]


In healthcare debate, economy trumps race

Leaning against a table in a small, crowded room in Harlem, Janice Williams watched as President Obama spoke last night […]


Mets pack apples for the poor

The Mets have not been able to give too much to their fans this season. Those who follow the team […]


Check-cashing store serves the poor

Sylvia Perez left her Harlem apartment with about $1,000 and made her way to the Lower East Side to “settle […]