Results related to “New York City”
by Jamilah King on July 25 2014, 10:30AM
A trip to visit the final resting place of some of the genre’s greatest musicians.
by Jamilah King on July 21 2014, 11:42AM
But the building’s owners insist that they’ll still provide a home for graffiti writers.
by Jamilah King on May 21 2014, 10:57AM
The 19-year-old committed suicide in 2011.
by Imara Jones on May 7 2014, 9:10AM
Should New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio’s effort on affordable housing falter, it would be a setback not only for the city over which he presides but for all who share his progressive vision in the United States and around the world.
Topics: Economic Justice
by Jamilah King on April 18 2014, 10:26AM
Muslim students make up about 10 percent of the city’s public school population.
by Jamilah King on February 19 2014, 12:42PM
Incredible images that show a devastating reality.
by Jamilah King on November 14 2013, 10:16AM
The battle between developers and graffiti writers is being dragged out in court.
by Imara Jones on October 29 2013, 7:00AM
One year later Sandy’s disproportionate impact on historically marginalized communities continues in shocking ways.
by Jamilah King on July 29 2013, 9:29AM
It’s summertime in the city and good music is in rotation.
by Jamilah King on July 24 2013, 10:07AM
A new outreach campaign explains why.
by Jamilah King on June 23 2013, 9:58AM
Graduation season is almost over, but hundreds of newly minted high school graduates in New York City have yet to recieve their diplomas thanks to a computer system glitch. Turns out that the company tasked with grading the students’ Regents…
by Jamilah King on April 30 2013, 10:42AM
The Big Apple is a bad landlord, according to a new lawsuit.
by Jorge Rivas on November 1 2012, 4:33PM
New Yorkers with electronic benefit cards (EBT) go hungry because they can’t swipe their cards at shops with no electricity.
by Jamilah King on October 30 2012, 12:48PM
It’s time to thank your transit workers. Here’s why.
by Jorge Rivas on September 26 2012, 4:01PM
Spoken word artist Mark Gonzales takes on the racist advertisements paid for by Pamela Geller and her organization the American Freedom Defense Initiative that referred to Muslims as savages.
by Jorge Rivas on May 14 2012, 1:01PM
More Dominicans left New York City than arrived since 2000 while the growth of Mexican immigrants nearly bumped them ahead of South Americans into third place among Latinos in NYC, according to Census data analysed by the population division of…
by Kai Wright on December 16 2011, 10:20AM
The poverty in which millions of people of color live is not accidental. It’s the result of decades of political choices that first created ghettos and then left them prey to a growing industry that profits from their existence. The Bronx offers a uniquely clear example.
by Jorge Rivas on August 5 2011, 11:16AM
The man who shook up the New York gubernatorial campaign with his catch slogan is getting the boot because his “rent is too damn low.” Still, he was right about everybody else’s rent.