NYC Metro

Interactives: 3 Standout Facts About The “Gentrification Effect” Around NYC

0 Comments 05 March 2015

Will the demographic make up of NYC and its suburbs switch places in ten years?

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Editorials, NYC Metro

When Even White Privilege Can’t Save You

0 Comments 04 March 2015

Racial privilege offers only so much protection when profitable oppression of the vulnerable is the way of the land.

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B 93rd Street entrance to the Far Rockaway beach in Queens, New York City

NYC Metro

5 Reasons Far Rockaway Gentrified, And You Didn’t Notice

4 Comments 03 March 2015

Far Rockaway is gentrifying, and these are the most likely causes you need to know.

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Velmanette Montgomery at a ribbon-cutting ceremony held Fri., June 13, 2014 at the Utica Av. Station on the A/C lines to officially open three elevators that make the station more accessible.

Black in NYC, Editorials, Food Politics - Stories about Food, Poverty, and Justice in NYC, NYC Metro, The New Majority - Stories about Latinos in NYC

What She Said Sounded Prejudicial. It’s Actually Our “Food Swamp” Reality

0 Comments 02 March 2015

"White people don't eat the way we do" says more about NYC's food inequality problem than State Sen. Montgomery's prejudices.

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Residents Meet with Chair & CEO Shola Olatoye to discuss NYCHA issues, in the Throggs Neck Houses of New York City

Editorials, NYC Metro

If This NYCHA Deal Smells Like Gentrification, Here’s Why

0 Comments 26 February 2015

Giving developers bigger incentives to invest in NYC real estate is exactly what the market - and renters - don't need.

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Students from South Brooklyn Community High School on graduation day, in New York City

Black in NYC, NYC Metro

3 Interactives: How The Racial Income Gap Could Be Closed By CUNY

0 Comments 25 February 2015

How much of a role could higher education quality play in the income gap between White and Black New Yorkers?

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A Starbucks Coffee shop opening up in a gentrifying part of Harlem, New York City

Editorials, NYC Metro

Without This, There’s No Such Thing As “Good” Gentrification

0 Comments 24 February 2015

Gentrification will always harm impoverished non-White residents unless we preserve affordable housing.

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Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito Delivers State of the City Address

NY's Incarcerated, NYC Metro

A New Way To Get Out Of Rikers – And It’s Already Working

2 Comments 23 February 2015

Speaker Mark-Viverito's latest idea for limiting incarceration is brilliant, and already highly successful in the Bronx.

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Briefs, Mayor Bill de Blasio: The 109th Legacy, NYC Metro

City & State Combine Forces To Defend Renters Against Dirty Landlords – Weekend Digest

0 Comments 20 February 2015

The new task force results from a rare union among rival Democrats, Vision Zero plans for Manhattan and Brooklyn are released, And more Weekend stories.

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Mayor Bill de Blasio and First Lady Chirlane McCray greet volunteers and distribute food to clients at a soup kitchen in the Bronx. PATHHSEO Soup Kitchen Basement of Caldwell AME Zion Church in the Bronx. Tuesday, November 25, 2014. Credit: Ed Reed/Mayoral Photography Office.

Mayor Bill de Blasio: The 109th Legacy, NYC Metro

De Blasio Might Be A Flop On Policing. But He’s Making Welfare Far More Humane

0 Comments 19 February 2015

We're seeing a reduction in disciplining people for being poor and the treatment of poverty as a personality flaw.

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