Amanda Phingbodhipakkiya’s “I Still Believe in Our City” mural, Brooklyn

Our diversity has always been a point of pride for me, a sign of our strength, both across our country and right here on the North Shore. The rising instances of hate crimes against Asian Americans throughout the past year have been alarming and shameful. Last week’s shooting spree in…

Claudette Colvin was part of a continuum of resistance that culminated in the Montgomery Bus…

Forty-five years ago, then-President Gerald Ford officially recognized Black History month, urging Americans to “seize the opportunity to honor the too-often neglected accomplishments of Black Americans in every area of endeavor throughout our history.” While I have been proud every February since childhood — first as a student, then as…

Troy McGhie

Lifelong educator, coach, mentor, running to represent the North Shore of Staten Island in the New York City Council.

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