Posts Tagged ‘The Homeless’

New York Charters Enroll Fewer Homeless Pupils Than City Schools | NY Times

New York Charters Enroll Fewer Homeless Pupils Than City Schools | NY Times

By KATE TAYLOR On East 111th Street, the upper grades of Success Academy Harlem 3, a charter school, share a building with Mosaic Preparatory Academy, a traditional neighborhood elementary school. In many ways, the children who attend the two schools in Harlem are similar. They are mostly black and Hispanic, and a majority come from […]


Uptown Video: Man Gives Shirt Off His Back To Homeless Man

Uptown Video: Man Gives Shirt Off His Back To Homeless Man

A poignant video captured the moment when a good Samaritan literally gave a sickly homeless man the shirt off his back. The viral clip that was shared to FB recently by Lazaro “El Feo” Nolasco has been viewed nearly 14 million times already. Lazaro was heading home on the A Train from visiting his girlfriend […]


K2, a Potent Drug, Casts a Shadow Over an East Harlem Block | NY Times

K2, a Potent Drug, Casts a Shadow Over an East Harlem Block | NY Times

By NICHOLAS CASEY It was early afternoon when the man with the twitching legs was dragged from the ground into an ambulance. Another man selling books washed away the vomit. A man named Charlie Medina sat at the same spot a few days later, unable to remember his name before he fell into a trance […]

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