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Racism rises against NYC’s Asian residents as coronavirus virus spreads

Thirteen  infections have been reported in the US.

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A different reality for the city’s minorities after 9/11

Alam said Muslim women  in his community, including his mother, were afraid of wearing their Hijab out in public for years after 9/11. 

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Protesters march for Botham Shem Jean and against racism

Off duty police officer, Amber Guyger, 26,  shot  Jean on Sept. 6th. The killing has sparked protests nationwide.

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City’s Muslims struggle to escape the shadow of 9/11

With nearly one million Muslims, New York is reportedly among the states with the highest Muslim population.

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New Yorkers protest Eric Garner verdict

Thousands of New Yorkers cried out in protest over the Grand Jury decision not to indict the police officer who chocked the unarmed man to death.

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Ferguson protest in Union Square

Shortly after Ferguson Police Officer Darren Wilson was not indicted for the murder of unarmed teenager  Michael Brown, hundreds of protestors gathered in Union Square to voice their anger at the grand jury decision.

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For struggling small dairy farms, a unique new partnership – prison reform

In New York State over the last few decades, most new prisons have been constructed in rural counties. Milk Not Jails wants to change that.

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Arab Americans tired of alleged racial profiling by NYPD

Community claims to still be heavily monitored 10 years after 9/11.

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Port Richmond confronts racial tensions

Several attacks on immigrants in Port Richmond, a Staten Island neighborhood, have forced the community to address racial tensions.