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Turn Your Back because PUBLIC SCHOOLS MATTER

Turn Your Back because PUBLIC SCHOOLS MATTER

As 2014 drew to a close, New York City was a electrified yet grieving bundle of nerves. After the grand jury decided not to indict Officer Daniel Pantaleo, the officer who administered the choke-hold on Eric Garner that resulted in his death, the city was a constant flow of protests, die-ins, and demonstrations. The Mayor … Continue reading

Map of Racial Segregation in the US

Map of Racial Segregation in the US

This week was my first week of classes. Our first six-week study in City Seminar I is on transportation, particularly the transportation system (trains, buses, MTA) here in New York City and in other urban spaces globally. This topic will be explored in all three course components of our Freshman Seminar course which is called … Continue reading