Author Archives: Devon Petley

Talking Over Tea

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Members of the Tea Party Movement held a Tax Day protest in April 2010 on the National Mall in Washington, D.C. What is this movement about? Who are the people in it? What do they want? An inside look at the Tea Party Movement. By: Devon Petley

Ink 4 Haiti

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Michelle Myles and Dr. David Ores of the Lower East Side have created a way to raise money for relief efforts in Haiti–through tattoos. By: Devon Petley

Census 2010: Counting Little Pakistan

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Hasan Raza’s community in Little Pakistan, Brooklyn was changed after 9/11. But despite a backlash against Muslims in America, Hasan wants his neighborhood to participate in the 2010 Census for greater integration into American society. By: Devon Petley and Yara Costa

Women Out of Prison: Education

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Education is supposed to be the best way to improve one’s standing in life. But for many women out of prison who want to rebuild their lives, there are many barriers to getting back into school. By: Devon Petley and Charlie Hoxie.