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Pressure to reveal racial info about COVID-19 impact

The city continues to release data of which neighborhoods are getting hit hardest by COVID-19 and the pattern emerging if one of racial and wealth disparity.

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‘Lean On Me,’ ‘Lovely Day’ singer Bill Withers dies at 81

Singer Bill Withers has died at the age of 81.

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Bail reform overhauled in New York budget

After months of outcry, bail reform will be overhauled in New York, just months after the elimination of cash bail for the vast majority of misdemeanor and non-violent felony cases.

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Low-income zip codes hit hardest by COVID-19

COVID-19 cases are spiking in low income neighborhoods, in communities of color and immigrant neighborhoods.

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Jazz great Ellis Marsalis Jr. dead at 85

Ellis Marsalis Jr., the jazz pianist, teacher and patriarch of a New Orleans musical clan, died late Wednesday after battling pneumonia brought on by the new coronavirus

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COVID-19 mobile testing site opens in the Bronx

A new COVID-19 mobile testing site is open in the Northeast Bronx.

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AG James pushes to increase abortion access during COVID-19 pandemic

New York Attorney General Letitia James is pushing to ensure women across the state and the nation are able to access safe and legal abortions during the coronavirus public health crisis.

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SUNY Downstate Medical Center accepting medical supplies donations

In response to an outpouring of generosity by our community to donate critical medical supplies, SUNY Downstate Health Sciences University–University Hospital of Brooklyn has established a special email that can be contacted by anyone interested in making donations.

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Al Sharpton urging faith leaders to discontinue services for Palm Sunday and Holy Week leading into Easter

Civil rights leader Rev. Al Sharpton convened a call with the heads of the nation’s largest historically Black religious denominations and other faith leaders to call on clergy to refrain from having church services as we head into Palm Sunday and Easter Holy Week.

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What you need to know about rent, mortgage and property taxes

April 1 means the biggest payment most people make each month is due: their rent or mortgage payments

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