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What Happens After a Collapse?

What Happens After a Collapse?

by José Vadi on March 24 2014, 9:00AM

In the aftermath of the fatal apartment building collapse in East Harlem, a writer and his father reflect on the stories they held.

Topics: History

Questlove, Bloomberg Announce Launch of 'Made in NY' Media Center

Questlove, Bloomberg Announce Launch of ‘Made in NY’ Media Center

by Jamilah King on October 2 2013, 9:19AM

Your favorite drummer has a new gig.

Topics: Media, /NOW

Even More of Your Favorite People Speaking Out Against Stop-and-Frisk

Even More of Your Favorite People Speaking Out Against Stop-and-Frisk

by Jorge Rivas on May 21 2013, 1:02PM

Baratunde Thurston, Jasiri X, Janet Mock, New York State Senator Kevin Parker team up to rap about NYPD’s stop and frisk.

Topics: /NOW, Schools & Youth

1,500 Rally for Mark Carson in New York City's Gay Mecca

1,500 Rally for Mark Carson in New York City’s Gay Mecca

by Jamilah King on May 21 2013, 10:41AM

It was the city’s largest LGBT rights rally in years.

Topics: /NOW

This Is Why It Sucks to Be Stopped and Frisked in New York City

This Is Why It Sucks to Be Stopped and Frisked in New York City

by Jamilah King on March 18 2013, 10:21AM

Long before the NYPD’s signature program went to trial, men of color have documented their experiences. Here’s what they have to say.

Topics: /NOW

Activists Want Rent Relief For NYC Residents Without Power Post-Sandy

Activists Want Rent Relief For NYC Residents Without Power Post-Sandy

by Jorge Rivas on December 10 2012, 11:25AM

With 77,000 residents, the New York City Housing Authority is the nation’s biggest public landlord.

Topics: /NOW, Politics

All NYC Public Middle and High Schools Will Now Have Sex-Ed

All NYC Public Middle and High Schools Will Now Have Sex-Ed

by Jorge Rivas on August 10 2011, 1:30PM

New York City Mayor Bloomberg launches sex-ed program that includes safe-sex lessons in NYC public schools.

Topics: Health

Shahzad Appears in Court after 2 Weeks, Becomes Canvas for Due Process Debate

by Seth Freed Wessler on May 19 2010, 9:57AM

Pakistani-born US citizen Faisal Shahzad, 30, (R) is pictured in a courtroom sketch during a brief federal court appearance May 18, 2010 in New York City. (Courtroom sketch by Christine Cornell/Getty Images) Faisal Shahzad, the man who allegedly attempted…

Topics: National Security

There’s an App For That: A Look at Income Demographics, Rents and the Lack of Affordable Housing in New York City

by Jorge Rivas on December 7 2009, 12:07PM

The Envisioning Development Toolkit provides beautiful infographics of the not-so-beautiful lack of affordable housing in New York City. The Toolkit is a set of teaching tools designed to help experts and community folks communicate. Advocates, policy wonks (not us!), community…

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Homophobia Trumps Anti-Poverty Mission of DC Archdiocese

by Guest Columnist on November 13 2009, 2:46PM

by Leigh Graham. Originally published at Change.org’s Poverty in America blog. I’m with Mike on this one: I’ve got to headline this unbelievably craven move by the Catholic Church to threaten its social services to Washington D.C.’s poor if the…

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