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It's been a whirlwind year for New York City. A polar vortex froze over the winter months (literally), the ebola epidemic made a brief (yet frightening) appearance, and Eric Garner's death raised concerns over law enforcement's power over the civilians it's meant to protect. And, while New York current events dominated read
On November 25, Synead Nichols left a demonstration in New York City’s Union Square with a nagging feeling in her stomach. The day before, a St. Louis grand jury announced its decision not to indict former officer Darren Wilson in the murder of 18 year-old Michael Brown. “On my way home from the demonstration I just read