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Bronx kids demand action at global climate strike Violent ads and fake nudes: AOC not sorry for blocking harassers on Twitter Despite years of reform, NYC subways remain inaccessible A Zone of Neglect
 

Bronx kids demand action at global climate strike

The worst air quality in New York City is in the South Bronx, where asthma is widespread, and treatment is costly and limited. Bronx students are demanding action.

Congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez

Violent ads and fake nudes: AOC not sorry for blocking harassers on Twitter

Three newly-elected Bronx women speak out about harassment on social media and in political ads.

Despite years of reform, NYC subways remain inaccessible

New York’s transit system is the largest in North America. However, only a quarter of its 472 stations are wheelchair accessible. Despite proposals to add more elevators, the planned changes can't come soon enough.

A Zone of Neglect

A lifelong resident of the Bronx Marty Rogers walked his familiar route on September 10 down Third Avenue to the Hub at 149th Street, the unofficial shopping and transit heart of the South Bronx. Rogers regularly visits this area dotted with orange plastic pieces of discarded syringes, neon lights alerting to all too familiar problem for the community. Knowing that students from 10 surrounding schools pass by all this danger and debris every day broke his heart.

Despite years of reform, NYC subways remain inaccessible

19 September 2019

New York’s transit system is the largest in North America. However, only a quarter of its 472 stations are wheelchair accessible. Despite proposals to add more elevators, the planned changes can't come soon enough.

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A Zone of Neglect

19 September 2019

A lifelong resident of the Bronx Marty Rogers walked his familiar route on September 10 down Third Avenue to the Hub at 149th Street, the unofficial shopping and transit heart of the South Bronx. Rogers regularly visits this area dotted with orange plastic pieces of discarded syringes, neon lights alerting to all too familiar problem for the community. Knowing that students from 10 surrounding schools pass by all this danger and debris every day broke his heart.

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At Bronx town hall, concerns about criminal justice, housing

21 September 2019

A small group of Bronx residents gathered at Monroe College on Thursday, Sep. 12, to express concerns and listen to their state senators' legislative accomplishments.

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Will the new vaccination law stop anti-vax parents from sending their kids to school?

21 September 2019

On a Thursday afternoon, Kimberlee Afzali’s kitchen table was piled with homeschooling guides. Her three-year old son Tuntiak ran around the living room surrounded by a sea of toys. Educating him recently became her full-time job. This was not the plan. Azfail was going to go back to work and put Tuntiak in a day […]

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Thousands of Young New Yorkers March for Climate Action

Thousands of Young New Yorkers March for Climate Action

20 September 2019

An estimated 250,000 New York City students ditched school to join a global strike for climate justice Sept. 20.

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Bronx kids demand action at global climate strike

20 September 2019

The worst air quality in New York City is in the South Bronx, where asthma is widespread, and treatment is costly and limited. Bronx students are demanding action.

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Posted in Bronx Neighborhoods, Featured0 Comments

Congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez

Violent ads and fake nudes: AOC not sorry for blocking harassers on Twitter

20 September 2019

Three newly-elected Bronx women speak out about harassment on social media and in political ads.

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Bronx Puerto Rican Parade Embraces Diversity

19 September 2019

This year's Bronx Puerto Rican Day Parade is expected to be a strong showing of the Bronx's growing ethnic diversity.

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