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Despite Hardship, Residents of East New York Look Ahead

By Ivan Garcia • Dec 23rd, 2011 • Category: Editorial, Lead Story

By Ivan Garcia Empty lots, abandoned buildings, foreclosed houses and shuttered businesses populate the working-class neighborhood of East New York. As communities around the U.S. have been impacted by the economic crisis, it falls on the residents to determine their future. East New York has long been called “the ghetto,” by locals and outsiders alike, [...]



Stripping Her Life Away

By Chrystal Graham • Aug 7th, 2011 • Category: Lead Story, People

Editor’s note: This article contains subject matter and language that some readers may find offensive. By Chrystal Graham It was a cold winter’s night, and most people in the city were either snug in their beds or on their way home. Tameka, meanwhile, was looking for her next john, wearing nothing more than lingerie and [...]