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Big changes are coming to the People’s Theatre Project, said to be Manhattan’s largest performing arts organization north of Harlem. And Spuyten Duyvil’s Mino Lora — who founded the theatre group — is quite grateful. more
What a difference a half century makes. In February 1972, the People’s Republic of China hosted a history-making American delegation headed by President Richard Nixon, the Middle Kingdom’s most important Western visitor since Marco Polo. more
This week marks a year since U.S. Rep. Jamaal Bowman was first sworn into Congress. But it also marks the anniversary of a much darker event in both Bowman’s and the country’s memories: The Jan. 6 insurrection at the U.S. Capitol. more
Steve simply wanted what so many of us take for granted every day: A hot dinner. A warm bed. The ability to fend for himself. But for now, he’d settle for $600 just to get his car back. Not because he wants cool wheels, but because it’s at least a place to sleep. more
(NAPSI)—Nationwide, in both major cities and small towns, neighborhoods with more Black, Hispanic and Asian residents experience hotter temperatures during summer heatwaves than nearby white … more
Jamaal Bowman wants to make it easier for more first-time candidates to run for office. That’s part of the reason why he supported the For the People Act — or H.R. 1 — last May. This massive election reform bill intends to institute a national public campaign financing system while rolling back some of the significant voter restrictions put in place by many Republican-led states. more
It’s no secret the United States was one of many countries practicing slavery centuries ago — and not just in the south.  more
It’s finally here. After months — even years, for some — of campaigning, next week this corner of the Bronx will finally choose its representative in City Hall for the next two years. more
The debate over the existence of man-made climate change is all but settled — 97 percent of climate scientists agree on this, according to NASA. And for the past few years, many policymakers — especially of the Democratic persuasion — have called it an existential threat. more
It’s a common misperception of America’s already shameful history of slavery that it only existed south of the Mason-Dixon Line. But Laura Carpenter Myers knows better, and wants to ensure others do, too. more
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