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Special Report: In Our Backyard

Crown Heights – Franklin Avenue

Episode 1. Crown Heights activists fight for sunlight, fear gentrification despite lack of affordable housing,

Special Report: In Our Backyard

Inwood

Episode 4: The Inwood rezoning has faced community scrutiny and legal challenge since it was proposed in 2018, and its future remains uncertain.

Special Report: Shutdown: The Coronavirus

First Sandy, Now COVID: Lower East Side Activists Grapple With Construction for Climate Project

Despite the pandemic and community resistance, the East Side Coastal Resiliency Project is still on schedule for a 2025 completion date.

News

Pro-choice activists aim to shut down church’s tour business

NYC Abortion Rights, a grassroots coalition which defends reproductive rights, claims that ever month over 200 church members heckle patients entering a nearby Planned Parenthood, located at 26 Bleecker Street.

Politics

Activists push Democratic leadership on Green New Deal

Protesters block the entrances to Minority Leader Chuck Schumer’s Midtown Manhattan office. They  want to make a statement about their commitment […]