• Blogs

    September 5, 2014

    There Has Been a 4,000% Increase in Ankle-Monitoring of Women in New York This Year

    New York's Immigrations and Customs Enforcement field office has dramatically increased the number of women whose movements it is tracking via GPS-enabled ankle monitors this year, according to statistics provided to the Voice. In 2012 ICE only put 24 ankle monitors on women in New York; in 2013 t ... More >>

  • News

    October 23, 2013

    Saving Private Tongues

    Two CUNY linguists set out to find endangered languages lurking within the five boroughs

  • Blogs

    October 23, 2013

    A Brief Rundown of the Bonkers TLC Movie

    [Editor's Note: In his column, award-winning goofball Shea Serrano writes about his life and times.] On Monday night I watched the movie about TLC, the most important all-girl rap group of all-time. It came on VH1. I was excited. TLC was all over radio when I was growing up. They helped, in part, ... More >>

  • News

    December 14, 2011

    He's No Angel

    The federal informant the government doesn't want you to know about

  • News

    January 5, 2011

    Portrait of an Immigrant Detainee as a Young Man

    Meet New York bike-scene fixture Pablo Airaldi. He made friends with everyone—except ICE officials.

  • Blogs

    April 3, 2009

    Cop Who Shot Unarmed Drunk Driver Guilty of Manslaughter

    It's rare that a New York City cop is found guilty of shooting a civilian. Officer Rafael Lora shot Fermin Arzu, an immigrant from Honduras, in the Bronx in May 24. Lora, a resident of the neighborhood, had been told that a man was driving his van erratically and smashing into cars; the officer, in ... More >>

  • Art

    April 8, 2008

    A Girl's Life at Aviation High School

    A Girl's Life at Aviation High School

  • Blogs

    September 10, 2007

    Last Ride at Astroland

    Save Astroland campaigner Brian Gotlieb tries to keep the dream (or at least the swinging pirate ship) alive. Photos by Neil deMause Yesterday was the official last day of business for Astroland, and supporters of the 45-year-old Coney Island institution turned out in hopes of sparking an 11th-hour ... More >>

  • News

    August 14, 2007

    A Murder Invisible

    A young woman dies at the hands of her boyfriend—no, not the one you heard about

  • Music

    July 11, 2006

    History Lessons

    Brazil, Beliz, San Antonio, Soho, Mother Africa—all journeys into paradise

  • News

    October 19, 2004

    Bush's Courting of Saddam

    An '80s business overture that fits a lifetime 'W' pattern of CIA dealings

  • News

    August 26, 2003

    Hacks vs. Flack

    UN Press Takes Aim at U.S. Mission Spokesperson

  • News

    February 26, 2002

    Kids in Captivity

    Scared and Alone, Nearly 5000 Children Wind Up in INS Detention Each Year

  • News

    June 12, 2001

    Journey Through Debtor’s Prison

    Stephanie Black Chronicles Jamaica’s IMF Woes

  • Long Island Voice

    September 7, 1999
  • News

    June 8, 1999
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    April 13, 1999
  • News

    December 8, 1998

    Hyde & Seek

    Wider probe could burn judiciary chair

  • News

    December 1, 1998