Rebeca Ibarra

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Jackie Robinson Broke the Color Barrier - But the Racial Struggle Continues in Sports

Friday, April 15, 2016

A sports sociologist says that in sports, racial issues are tougher to camouflage.

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The '94 Crime Bill, Then and Now

Thursday, April 14, 2016

On the campaign trail, black activists blame the tough-on-crime '90s for the era of mass incarceration. Back then, it made sense to members of Congress of all races.


How Clinton and Sanders Are Courting Black Voters In a Tense Racial Climate

Wednesday, April 13, 2016

The Democratic candidates have both been through ups and downs trying to snag the crucial African American vote.


For Victims of Child Sex Abuse in New York, Justice Can Be Hard to Find

Wednesday, April 13, 2016

Advocates for victims of child sex abuse continue to push for changes to New York state laws severely limiting the amount of time a victim has to file charges.


Four High-Ranking NYPD Officers Disciplined Amid FBI Investigation

Thursday, April 07, 2016

The officers were transferred amid a federal corruption probe involving a pair of prominent New York businessmen with ties to Mayor de Blasio.


Tackling Justice and Police Violence Through Fiction

Wednesday, April 06, 2016

Jonathan Shapiro's new novel, "Deadly Force" takes on policing in communities of color and the rough task of prosecuting dirty cops.


Report: FBI Investigating Businessmen with Ties to de Blasio

Wednesday, April 06, 2016

FBI agents were visiting senior members of the NYPD at their homes.


The $15 Minimum Wage Increase Is a Victory for New York Workers — Sort Of

Friday, April 01, 2016

Minimum wage workers in New York City will see their pay rise to $15 an hour by the end of 2018. But outside of the city, the increase will be much slower.

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Prosecutors Hardly Ever Face Consequences for Misconduct: Report

Tuesday, March 29, 2016

A new report from the Innocence Project found prosecutors across the U.S. are almost never held accountable for mistakes that land innocent people in prison.

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Justice Department: Iranians Were Behind Cyberattack on Dam

Thursday, March 24, 2016

 All seven worked for Iranian computer companies that did work on behalf of the Iranian government, the U.S. said.

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Fairway's Deep Financial Troubles

Thursday, March 10, 2016

The specter of bankruptcy might be looming for New York City's iconic supermarket.


NYC to Install a Record Number of Protected Bike Lanes This Year

Wednesday, March 09, 2016

The city's Department of Transportation is focusing on quality rather than quantity when it comes to new bike lanes.
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Ramarley Graham's Mom: 'Their Lives Don't Matter'

Tuesday, March 08, 2016

U.S. Attorney Preet Bharara declined to prosecute NYPD officers for the shooting death of an 18-year-old. Here, the teen's mom speaks out. 


Reagan Legacy on AIDS Crisis Leaves Bitter Taste in LGBT Community

Monday, March 07, 2016

Many in LGBT community criticize the Reagans for virtually ignoring the AIDS epidemic as it grew in the 1980s.

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Passaic River Is Finally Getting a Cleanup — Partially

Friday, March 04, 2016

Plans to partially clean one of the most polluted bodies of water in the country were unveiled Friday.


Budget Showdown Leads to Partial Government Shutdown in Paterson

Tuesday, March 01, 2016

Nonessential city workers have been told to stay home, as the mayor and city council continue to clash over the budget. 


New York Produces Too Much Electronic Waste for Localities to Handle

Wednesday, February 24, 2016

Recycling programs in many New York municipalities are being overwhelmed by discarded electronics like televisions and computer monitors.

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What Will it Take for Black Voters to Choose Bernie Sanders?

Wednesday, February 10, 2016

The Democratic Senator from Vermont may have taken New Hampshire by storm, but critics say the presidential hopeful has a way to go to win the African American vote.

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New York City Hit by Worst Flooding Since Sandy

Tuesday, February 09, 2016

And it may get worse, said a professor who studies storm surges.

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Crane Collapses in Lower Manhattan; One Dead

Friday, February 05, 2016

The FDNY said the collapse, which occurred at 40 Worth Street in TriBeCa, left one person dead and two others injured.

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