The identification card, available to all New York City residents, was launched in January as an effort to allow vulnerable populations such as the homeless and undocumented immigrants to take advantage of city services that require a government-issued ID.
Connecting community violence to the movement for accountability for police brutality would help call attention to the disproportionate violence experienced by all kinds of black women, and girls and it would also create a space to more closely interrogate the detrimental aspects of police abdication on black communities.
With the rapid militarization of America's police, an experience once reserved for those in ghettos is now available to anyone caught in the wrong place at the wrong time in cities, suburbs, and rural areas across the country.
I spoke with Soto about Harlem's educational landscape and how she organized other educators and parents to create an IB framework charter school, Sofara International. We also spoke about racial and socioeconomic isolation for students and the difficulty she's faced to charter Sofara International.
After seeing the destruction caused by Hurricane Sandy, developers around the city have taken these natural occurrences and their potential damages into careful consideration when designing a new structure.
Let's face it: New York City is expensive. With the average price for a night in a city hotel hovering around $250, it can be hard not to break the ba...
Speaking of financial investment, bras are not cheap. And I've been racking my brain, trying to understand what women, no matter the age, would frivolously throw out such expensive undergarments, especially when like a man, a good bra is hard to find.
Where on earth would I acquire jelly high heels, floral denim skirts, butterfly clips, or a choker necklace?
We're the beneficiaries of every great service that most New Yorkers are privy too: Tons of parks and playgrounds, classes, building playrooms, museums, culture, diversity... and getting to our New York offerings in a New York minute.
you're bound to be wounded by the sudden and unexpected loss of a favorite restaurant. It's never a good feeling -- sort of like waking up and finding a padlock on your kitchen. Much more than knowing we'll never taste their food again, it's a shock and insult to our routine.
I didn't know much about TV/Film production; I just knew that I wanted to make films and I didn't have the money to do it.
"Your Story, Our Stories," a new program at the Lower East Side Tenement Museum, invites New York City students and teachers to explore their own family's origins as part of their immigration units.
New York City has extraordinarily segregated neighborhoods and radically unequal educational opportunities for its black children. Segregated housing patterns ensure that most black students attend poorly resourced public schools, while schools in predominantly white, wealthy neighborhoods have the resources to help children succeed.