“Breaking it down is very simple to understand.”
“If you’ve been to New York, you’ve probably visited Central Park. But there’s a part of its story you won't see.
It’s a story that goes back to the 1820s, when that part of New York was largely open countryside. Soon it became home to about 1,600 people. Among them was a predominantly black community that bought up affordable plots to build homes, churches and a school. It became known as Seneca Village. And when Irish and German immigrants moved in, it became a rare example at the time of an integrated neighborhood.
Everything changed on July 21, 1853. New York took control of the land to create what would become the first major landscaped park in the US -- they called it “The Central Park.”
In the Vox series Missing Chapter, Vox Senior Producer Ranjani Chakraborty revisits underreported and often overlooked moments from the past to give context to the present. Join her as she covers the histories that are often left out of our textbooks. Our first season tackles stories of racial injustice, political conflicts, even the hidden history of US medical experimentation.”
Trump signs executive orders providing coronavirus relief funds, bypassing Congress
“Talks for stimulus packages have hit a stalemate on Capitol Hill.”
Divide and Conquer
“Bill de Blasio injects racial politics into every corner of his administration.”
Don’t Cancel School
“Prolonged closures are their own crisis.”
Following the Science—Where?
“Medical evidence is not always clear, and it rarely mandates a clear policy direction.”
Teachers Unions Are Attempting Political Blackmail. It’s Time To Break Them Up
“In an abject show of selfishness and political bias, teachers unions are trying to hold the country hostage over baseless COVID-19 fears.”