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A chance Brooklyn encounter created a friendship and a film -- "Welcome to Pine Hill" -- that traverses race and class, city and country, fact and fiction. VIDEO
The redistricting maps for the New York State Legislature have been called "the most gerrymandered" in recent New York history. How exactly do districts get gerrymandered, and where is it happening?
Does NYC need an independent agency to oversee the scandal-scarred NYPD? MetroFocus looked at the effects these watchdogs have had on other cities.VIDEO
A majority of City Council members has moved to take on the Obama administration and current city policy in an effort to reduce the threat of deportation for some of New York's undocumented residents.
Does Mayor Michael Bloomberg's politically influential philanthropy represent a troubling intersection of personal wealth and government?
Jostling, Criminal Trespassing, Disorderly Conduct, Loitering and several other New York State laws contain broad and equivocal wording. Opponents of over-policing are targeting these "vague" laws. City Limits reports.
Bronx-born photographer Lyle Ashton Harris' portraits of friends, artists and local politicians are on display at The Studio Museum in Harlem.