C. Michael White, University of Connecticut Heavy metals including lead, arsenic and mercury can be found in commercial baby foods at levels well above what
Thomas Craemer, University of Connecticut The cost of slavery and its legacy of systemic racism to generations of Black Americans has been clear over the past year – seen in both the racial disparities of the pandemic and widespread protests over police brutality.
By Janet Falk Purim, a joyous and comedic holiday celebration, filled with fun and parody based on the Biblical story of Esther, was celebrated online by Rabbi Joel Shaiman and the Roosevelt Island Jewish Congregation (RIJC) on Thursday night, February 25, with a full evening of activities for all ages. The evening began with a
“As I got up to leave and walk toward an open door, he stepped in front of me and kissed me on the lips. I was in shock, but I kept walking,” wrote Lindsey Boylan in a Medium post today. “He” was her boss, New York State governor Andrew Cuomo, and the kiss wasn’t just
A Special Message from RIJC President, Nina Lublin: The RIJC is the oldest, longest-serving active egalitarian congregation on RI, engaging the community for more than 40 years. We are multi-generational, welcoming, & responsive to our unique Island population. The Coronavirus Pandemic has not slowed us down, and since last March 20th, we have
RIOC stole my work, a photograph I caught live of my friend, Roy Eaton, on Roosevelt Island Day in 2019. Although not totally surprised, I was, at first stunned, seeing my work in their monthly promotion.
Opening Cornell Tech, the years long trek that hit Roosevelt Island out of the blue, was a lesson in community unity, but it tilted south. In many ways, it ended the original idea of Roosevelt Island as an isolated experiment. Now, it was international.