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'Self-Portrait with Glasses,' painted by Haring's friend and fellow NYC street artist, Kenny Scharf, circa 1980. Photo courtesy of Keith Haring Foundation.
Michelle Michalos  |  March 9, 2012 4:00 AM | 2 Comments

Twenty-two years after Keith Haring’s untimely death, the Brooklyn Museum is mounting a large-scale exhibition of his work. Why the big show? And what was it about our city that so inspired him?

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John Farley  |  January 13, 2012 4:46 PM | Comments
As the 2013 mayoral race heats up, openly gay New York City Council Speaker Christine Quinn talks to WNET's "Need to Know" about her opinion on the future of the gay rights movement.VIDEO
A crowd held a candelight vigil for Rutgers University freshman Tyler Clementi on Oct. 3, 2011. Clementi's death played a considerable role in the discourse about bullying over the past year. AP/Reen Rose Sibayan.
John Farley  |  September 20, 2011 1:10 PM | Updated: Sept. 23, 2011 11:13 AM | 5 Comments
On the one year anniversary of Rutgers student Tyler Clementi's suicide and the It Gets Better campaign, MetroFocus looks at what's changed. For some, like 14-year-old Jamey Rodemeyer, who struggled with bullying before killing himself this past weekend, the answer is not enough. For others, there is new hope.VIDEO
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