Happy Black History / Future Month!
This February, our articles center Black history, present, and futures along with our broader Staten Island news. Check out our articles below.
Recent City Budget Cuts Threaten Staten Island's Youngest Workers
Written by Valeriana Dema
An Unseen Photo Album Preserves Life of Audre Lorde
Written by the Plea For The Fifth Editorial Team
Local Power Broker for Borough President traveled to D.C. on Day of Capitol Insurrection
Written by Jacqueline Caruso and Sean Ghazala
Follow the Money (D-49): Entry 1
Written by Chad Small
Commentary: Trump is Gone, Fascist Trends are Not
Written by Sean Ghazala
- Commentary: MLK Tried to Tell Us by Danny O.Z.E.
- How This New App Can Teach You About Forgotten Histories by Chad Small
- Sandy Ground and the Continued Gentrification of Staten Island's Communities of Color by Chad Small
Say Hello To Kasson, One Of The PFT5 Team Members
Kasson Colon-Mangin, born in Staten Island is an American film producer. He is an alumni of Curtis high school, BMCC and City College of New York. He has served as a media specialist for the National Park Service. He has also worked as a communications director for political campaigns throughout New York City. He is currently on the communications team of Plea for the Fifth.
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