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City youths join global climate strike protest.

They want clean energy, no funding for projects polluting the environment, t environmental justice education in public schools and environmental protection for 30 percent of the country’s  land and sea. 

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Little Italy’s Feast of San Gennaro makes a comeback

Business owners hoped the feast would be the boost neighborhood businesses would need.

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Brownsville middle school manages learning in the city’s evolving Covid reality

Filling out a health pass is a prerequisite to entering the building.

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Black Lives Matter rallies to “cancel” Carmine’s after arrest of three black women over vaccine mandates

Carmine’s released a statement denying the  incident had anything to do with racism. 

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Army veteran hawks carnival game at Feast of San Gennaro

“I'm a people person, especially when it comes down to the kids,” he said.

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Elizabeth Wellington on “Choosing Blackness”

Wellington's racial reckoning can be traced back to a moment in time when she had likened a white actress on TV to her mother, expressing that they were both white women. At that moment, her mother, the older Wellington, gently took her hands and explained that although her skin tone was very light, she was a Black woman

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Preachers, Pole Dancers, and Protesters rally against vaccine mandates at New York’s Freedom Rally

They were also opposed to the requirement that NYC patrons of indoor dining and fitness facilities display vaccine cards, which they refer to as “Totalitarian Vaccine Passports” and “Movement Licenses.” 

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Travel restrictions make back to school challenging for Chinese international students

Returning to school and attending in-person classes is difficult enough, and they say China’s Five-One policy, which limits travelers to one international flight a week has turned it into a nightmare.

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Hochul celebrates union salary equity bill in Columbus Circle

This is Hochul’s first piece of legislation signed into law since taking office replacing former Governor Andrew Cuomo and becoming the first female governor in the state’s history.

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Navigating Covid-19 testing still a headache with breakthrough infections on the rise

Even in an environment where inoculation is high, evidence of breakthrough infections is beginning to emerge.