New York


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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Street vendors struggle as New Yorkers and tourists stay home

Many New York City street vendors are struggling to keep their businesses afloat, but most are excluded from unemployment benefits. They continue to work, often operating at a loss, as commuters and tourists stay home.

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Commuting in a pandemic world

People who rely on public transportation for their daily commute are potentially exposing themselves everyday.


Memories of stop and frisk, racial profiling and microaggressions drive activists to protest

As a black woman in America she said she is in constant danger of a police encounter that could go wrong.

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Vulnerable communities fear eviction as COVID-19 rent morotorium comes to an end

Forty five percent of LatinX and Black tenants reported to have no confidence in being able to pay June's rent.


New Yorkers march in celebration of Juneteeth and in protest for racial justice

Protestors say they are tired of continuing to have the same fight for their rights and freedom.

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Coronavirus leaves the fate of some beloved New York events uncertain

Thousands of events have been cancelled or rescheduled due to the COVID-19 pandemic, and the fate of many others is still uncertain.


The Evolution of the Big Apple Chorus

The barbershop chorus is changing.

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Pence’s press secretary tests positive for Covid-19

It is the second time the White House has announced a Pence staff member tested positive for the coronavirus. The first tested positive in March.

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New York schools shut for the rest of school year

The decision on summer school programming will not be made until the end of May.