SOURCE: The Conversation
New York Opens Traffic-Clogged Streets to People During Pandemic, the City’s Latest Redesign in Times of Dramatic Change
by Amy D. Finstein
The COVID-19 pandemic presents large cities with an opportunity to remake public space around different priorities, putting people before automobiles.
SOURCE: Washington Post
‘This Invokes a History of Terror’: Central Park Incident Between White Woman and Black Man is Part of a Fraught Legacy
by Errin Haines
Scholars including Ibram X. Kendi, Robin DiAngelo, and Stephanie Jones-Rogers describe the historical phenomenon that real or imagined threats to white women's safety has justified repression against black men.
SOURCE: New York Daily News
by Victoria W. Wolcott
Public spaces are infused with the power of history: the legacy of segregation, police brutality, and white supremacy. If there was ever a time that called for compassion in our shared spaces, it is now.
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