Opinion

Then-New York City Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito greets onlookers at the Puerto Rican Day Parade in 2014.
Reallocating funds from Centro was about supporting another generation of immigrants.
A big yellow private sanitation truck driving through the streets of Manhattan.
Zoned franchises for waste management harms customer service. Other approaches can improve safety.
Mayor Bill de Blasio announces his plan to revise the admissions process for New York City's specialized high schools.
Attacks on de Blasio’s plan to reform admissions are mostly bogus.
An immigration advocate holds a sign during a New York City Council rally on the steps of City Hall.
A new bill would protect immigrant New Yorkers while attending court.
Assemblywoman Rodneyse Bichotte
I went to LaGuardia because I feared the admissions test was culturally biased.
A bail bonds business along Atlantic Avenue in Brooklyn.
Race, wealth and geography should not determine whether someone is free or locked up.
President Donald Trump during at a press conference in the East Room of the White House.
The New York AG’s office filed suit against the Trump Foundation for allegedly funneling money to the president’s 2016 campaign.
Ravenswood Generating Station in Long Island City, Queens. The plant uses natural gas, fuel oil and kerosene to power its boilers.
Dirty energy stocks have a lousy future outlook.
Stuyvesant High School
Let’s end the zero-sum competition between ethnic groups and create more opportunities for everyone.
The Bedford L train station in Brooklyn.
The NYCTA improvement plan prizes accessible stations, so why won’t the updated L-train stations be?
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