January 29, 2016 at 6:25 pm

Littering, excessive noise and public consumption of alcohol. According to the “broken windows” policing policy that NYPD adheres to, addressing small infractions like these will help reduce crime overall. But New York City Councilwoman Vanessa Gibson disagrees and is pushing a series of bills aimed at reforming a system that disproportionately affects poor and minority communities.

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January 29, 2016 at 6:24 pm

A difference in wealth can mean a difference in health. In East Harlem, life expectancy is nine years fewer than the wealthier Upper West Side region. Illumination Fund’s Laurie Tisch, Unilever’s Alfie Vivian and Gabrielle Fialkoff from the mayor’s office introduce us to a new city initiative aimed at promoting health and wellness in the city’s most underserved communities.

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January 28, 2016 at 6:24 pm

News organizations and social media are buzzing over Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump’s decision to skip Thursday’s debate on Fox News. The New York real estate mogul is leading the pack in the race and a front runner’s absence on stage is unprecedented, especially considering the Iowa caucus is right around the corner on February 1. Much stock is put into […]

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