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A few years before her death at 38, Emma Lazarus donated a short sonnet to raise money for the construction of the pedestal that would eventually prop the Statue of Liberty into the sky. more
Was it a dream? Or was it just a waste of time? more
It’s now been more than a week since violence erupted at a rally in Charlottesville, Virginia, involving members of white supremacist and neo-Nazi groups. more
Despite the claims of some who have fought against bicycle-accessible travel in the Bronx, there really is no “bike mafia.” But maybe there should be. more
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How is your local government spending more than $26 million of your money? more
On a single night in January last year, 86,352 people had no home to go to in New York. Only California was higher with 118,142. more
You’ve likely never heard of Pat Fitzpatrick. But to hundreds of people in the college town of Gainesville, Florida, he’s a hero. more
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Very few of us are left anymore, sadly, who can share where we were on Dec. 7, 1941, when Japanese military forces attacked Pearl Harbor. more
Miosotis Familia was doing nothing more than what most of us do day in and day out — making a living to support her family. more
1981 was a year of fear for the northwest Bronx. The epidemic of burned out apartment buildings which had consumed much of the South Bronx appeared to be spreading inexorably across the borough. Something had to be done. more
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