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Under cover of darkness on the night of Friday, Feb. 11, or the pre-dawn hours of Saturday, Feb. 12, racist graffiti was scrawled across surfaces of the Spuyten Duyvil Playground west of P.S. 24 on West 236th Street. more
Who knows how long the word was scratched into the metal, plain as day for anyone to see and read. Minutes? Hours? Days? Did people see it and just brush it off as if it were any old graffiti? more
I am writing in support of Congressman Jamaal Bowman’s insistence the Build Back Better bill and the hard infrastructure bill be voted on in Congress together rather than separately. more
I was struck by the front-page headline in the Oct. 21 edition, “So has Bowman abandoned Riverdale?” more
How should a community come together in the wake of hatred and find a way to collectively heal? That’s the question many in this corner of the Bronx are asking themselves after at least four synagogues along the Henry Hudson Parkway were targeted by a vandal last month. more
Although it’s dominated the news for the past year, Americans’ reckoning with how Black communities are policed is hardly new — even in the wake of killing of George Floyd in Minneapolis.  more
State lawmakers accomplished something this budget season many deemed impossible: They finally legalized marijuana in New York. Effective immediately, anyone older than 21 in New York can legally carry up to three ounces of marijuana and even smoke it in public, although many restrictions on where that’s permitted already are in place. For instance, smoking it in schools or while driving a car remains illegal. more
It was just 10 days after the police-involved killing of George Floyd in Minneapolis. It had been 10 days of protests nationwide, including in New York City, where crowds flooded the streets each night calling for justice for Floyd and others killed by police in cities across the country.  more
New York City is in a human rights and civil liberties crisis. We are in perpetual crisis, but that truth tends to remain hidden from many white and comparatively privileged people who choose not to see the crisis that impacts their neighbors daily. more
It’s been three months since the murder of George Floyd in Minneapolis inspired months of protests across the country, including near-daily rallies in New York City. more
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