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Homelessness

The Uptown Tweet of the Week: #NYCPride

Let’s remember that #NYCPride celebrates the moment in 1969 when men & women stood up to fight back against police harassment & societal repression. In these uncertain times, it is uplifting to know that we’ve been down before and…

Homeless Man 181 St Street - Washington Heights

The Uptown Tweet of the Week: The Struggle Is Real

Earlier tonight I was on an Uptown bound 1 Train and sat across this woman who was hauling her belongings in different bags. It broke my heart. I refuse to accept that the bottom line of landlords & developers…

Ofertorio, Greetings From Yankee Stadium, 2015

Choice and Chance | Manhattan Times

Artist explores themes of resilience and fortune Story by Sherry Mazzocchi Franck de las Mercedes was wandering through Bryant Park with a camera when a homeless man said he could take his picture for five dollars. The Washington Heights…

Banksy - Keep Your Coins I want Change

Watching the Pursuit of Happiness… Front Row Seat…

BY Sour Indyka (@sourindyka) Watching the pursuit of happiness isn’t the same as… living it. It is well worth watching, not worth living. Sitting in the classroom keeping my GPA above probationary, by the skin of my teeth. Sandy…

A Young Mom on a Street Feeding Schedule

BY Carolina Pichardo (@c_pichardo) These days, it isn’t rare to walk down New York City and find pieces of paper lying everywhere, dirty sidewalks and the occasional homeless person. It’s unfortunate that an individual could be categorized as such,…