Sonja Sharp is a New York City crime reporter and an instructor at the Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism. She is a regular contributor to the Wall Street Journal, VICE, and the New York Observer.
Some parents have no choice but to send their kids to school, even if they support the strike. But teachers and parents are also setting up co-ops to keep things moving.
Donald Trump and his Adult Son keep trying to foment a #MeToo backlash. Shocker: They're lying.
Some loudly proclaim their "sanctuary" status. Others just quietly try to help kids learn how to avoid the feds.
"It's such a shock to all of us, because this is not who we are," a fellow '848' cast member said.
Disgraced ex-NY attorney general Eric Schneiderman masqueraded as feminist and suggested he just liked weird sex. Neither was the truth.
A seemingly obscure rule change in Arizona last week could help reshape how "lethality assessments" are used across America.
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New videos from Brooklyn Defender Services and the ACLU offer guidance on worst-case scenarios for undocumented people.
As Parkland survivors and student activists geared up for a nationwide walkout, veterans of past protests put the moment in perspective.
With affordable housing facing a crunch under Trump, it's harder than ever for young families to cope. Still, some find the support they need.
After a 26-year-old mother was stabbed to death and her husband found hanging from a tree, experts and advocates pointed to glaring cracks in the system.
The Bangladeshi community in Brooklyn was buzzing with anxiety about Trump's immigration policies and a possible crackdown after the failed subway bombing.