Opinion

Ayotzinapa

September 26th marks four years since 43 students from the Ayotzinapa Teachers’ College in Guerrero, Mexico were forcibly disappeared...
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“Some continue to give all”
“Algunos continúan dando todo”

17 years ago, when terrorists attacked the World Trade Center firefighters and first responders across New York City did as they always do – raced...
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“The Sky is not Falling”

New York City’s new law to regulate multi-billion-dollar ridesharing companies like Uber has been broadly supported by taxi...

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The Dangers of E-Cigarettes
Los peligros de los cigarrillos electrónicos

While teen cigarette smoking rates have been on the decline in New York City (NYC) and New York State (NYS), there is a new trend on the rise...
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Fair, Equal, and Unbiased
Justo, igualitario e imparcial

Four years ago, Eric Garner was killed at the hands of police in one of many high-profile police-involved killings in recent years. While the families...
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Bullish on The Bronx
Optimista en el Bronx

Como nativo del Bronx, sé que la importancia de restablecer raíces en mi condado natal para mi nueva familia e invertir en un futuro aquí...
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Nixon’s Fake News
Noticias falsas de Nixon

Todos tienen el derecho de postularse para cargos electos. Si usted cree que tiene la mejor combinación de ideas y experiencia...
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From one brown girl to another
De una muchacha morena a otra

Dear Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, Your Spanish is like mine; acquired in the streets, it sounds like it was put through a strainer, and I love...
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Protect our Physicians
Proteger a nuestros médicos

June 30th marked the one-year anniversary of a fatal shooting at Bronx-Lebanon Hospital in my district. One patient and multiple physicians...
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A new stop-and-frisk moment
Un nuevo momento de detención y cacheo

I have believed for a long time that child welfare needs its own “stop-and-frisk moment.” Though stop-and-frisk was a police tactic for...
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“Both she and her father cried”
“Tanto ella como su padre lloraron”

Como todos los padres que conozco, mis hijos y mi nieto son mi mayor alegría. Este pasado Día del Padre fue un día de acción, durante...
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Minding the mothers among us
Cuidando a todas nuestras madres

From a prospective mother’s first medical appointment to the birth of her newborn, having a baby should be a joyous occasion for the entire family. While...
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