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Man Posts Drake Lyrics & “Kill All Whites” On Facebook, Gets Arrested For “Terroristic Threat”

By John Del Signore A Far Rockaway man was arrested last week for making a Facebook status update with the hashtag “killallwhites,” which a nervous NYPD interpreted as “making a terroristic threat,” a felony. In the aftermath of the George Zimmerman verdict, … Continue reading

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Disease Alley: Bronx Zip code 10457 has the highest numbers of dual STD sufferers in the city

By Jennifer H. Cunningham Here’s one neighborhood where you definitely shouldn’t have unprotected sex, share a needle or stand next to someone coughing. The 10457 ZIP code in the Bronx — which includes Tremont, portions of Crotona, Belmont and Claremont … Continue reading

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Empowering America’s Rising Workforce–Latina Girls–in Computing and Innovation

By Dr. Idit Harel Caperton It recently came to my attention, that throughout the nation, young men and women who are Latino are, unfortunately, caught on the wrong side of the digital divide. I have spent much of my career working on … Continue reading

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Life in the Cellar

By Suketu Mehta Monir is lying on a mattress in a dark room in a Queens basement, smoking, dressed in a sarong. He is in his 50s, and has lost most of his hair and his life-spirit. He left Bangladesh … Continue reading

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