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Omari Shakur outside Community Voices Heard, a member-led multi-racial organization that builds power to secure social, economic and racial justice for all, in NewburghHillary Harvey

Policing in the Hudson Valley

A Window into the National Issue of Excessive Force and Community Policing.

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A Living River

A new short film from National Geographic filmmaker Jon Bowermaster looks at efforts by Riverkeeper, the DEC, and others to restore the life within our majestic Hudson River.

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Just How Good Is Gun Control in New York?

In the era of mass shootings, we may be lucky to have some of the strictest gun laws in the nation, but there’s a clear upstate/downstate divide.

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The State of Sex Ed

What should sex ed look like in the era of #MeToo?