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For African Americans, A Path Through Art To Missing Histories

For African Americans, A Path Through Art To Missing Histories

At the Macon library in Bed-Stuy, residents gather to learn about African American history through names, objects, food, and memories

Cold, Cold Hands, Warm, Warm Hearts

Cold, Cold Hands, Warm, Warm Hearts

Long lines and frigid temperatures didn't keep couples from getting hitched on Valentine's Day

The Industry Behind the Voices

The Industry Behind the Voices

How a series of technological advances have changed the voice-over industry 

“Parasite’s” Big Win at the Oscars—and the Reverberations

“Parasite’s” Big Win at the Oscars—and the Reverberations

What does the South Korean movie’s historic win at the Academy Awards mean to New York filmmakers and moviegoers?

Coronavirus Prompts Catholic Church to Take Communion Wine Out of Mass

Coronavirus Prompts Catholic Church to Take Communion Wine Out of Mass

The diocese in Brooklyn and Queens doesn’t want to risk anyone getting sick

Brooklyn’s Muralists Take a Stand

Brooklyn’s Muralists Take a Stand

Many building walls all over Brooklyn are covered by 40-foot advertisements or sleek glass floor-to-ceiling windows. But the borough is also a gallery for muralists, cultivating waves of activist artists who seek to represent the communities around them. Sunset Park in particular, with its diverse immigrant population and sizable industrial buildings, is one neighborhood that […]

Made in New York: the Harlem Pie Man

Made in New York: the Harlem Pie Man

The arrival of Whole Foods in East Harlem has been something of a double-edged sword, signaling gentrification and rising rents on the one hand, jobs and fresh food on the other. But for Clinton Shabazz, the Harlem Pie Man, it has been an opportunity all the way. Shabazz has lived in Harlem for 40 years, […]

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