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The battle over East Village Park continues

Activists vow to defend the park as demolition is set to begin.

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Philadelphia begins awarding $22 million in grants for anti-violence initiatives

Data from the office of  the City Controller  details a 40% increase in homicides from 2019 to 2020.

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New York Public Library cancels late fees

Within the New York, Brooklyn, and Queens library systems those with a median household income below $50,000 were six times more likely to gain fines and have their card blocked. 

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College athletics learn to manage mental health after pandemic and stress upends goals

During the pandemic, student-athletes had both their athletic and academic careers come to a standstill. 

Special Report: Reporting Black America

Interest in African art is growing

Since the murder of George Floyd and the more widespread focus on Black culture, the demand for his company's artworks and the diversity in his clientele has increased.

Special Report: Reporting Black America

Black queer community often at odds with police

Another study found that Black transgender people are 50 percent more likely than their non-Black counterparts to be arrested following a police stop.

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Covid-19 Booster Offers More Protection and Confusion

Despite guidelines, there is still confusion across these high risk groups regarding booster shots, especially those who received a Moderna vaccine.

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Some seniors fear a return to normal

 Older adults continue to be one of the most at risk populations of becoming ill, hospitalized, or dying from Covid 19.

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Van Barbershop provides safe space for LGBTQ+ haircuts

Oftentimes, barbershops are used to traditional gender norms with hairstyles, which leaves individuals in the LGBTQ+ community in a state of distress.

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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.