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Candidate’s supporters debate race
For every black supporter of Liu who feels there’s no escaping race in this year’s election, there was someone like Shirley Crosson, from Bedford Stuyvesant, who clings to this ideal of an elusive post-racial America, clutching the gold Jewish pendant around her neck. “I don’t see color,” Crosson said. “I’m black, and I wear a Mezuzah, hey!”
Chinese protestors unite against persecution
Falun Gong practitioners protested persecution in China at the 64th United Nations General Assembly.
Makeup artists raise awareness
Eye shadow, blush and powder are used to educate women about the disease.
LGBT job fair draws thousands
Nearly 3,000 members of the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgendered community at the third annual Out to Work event on Sept. 17. Sponsored by the LGBT Community Center and the Greenwich Village-Chelsea Chamber of Commerce, it is the largest LGBT job fair in the Northeast.
Health-care debate rages on
Business owners in the audience argued both sides of the debate and even offered solutions, though the diversity of opinions given at Wednesday’s chamber meeting in Queens is as diverse as the borough itself.
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 […]
Eco-friendly products may not be so different
All-purpose cleaners at six dollars and $12 a pop for laundry detergent means consumers are paying more for products that experts say may not be that different from their Clorox counterparts.