My CoviDiary: The August Entries (Month #6! and Counting…)

My CoviDiary: The August Entries (Month #6! and Counting…)

EDITOR’S NOTE: Below, find the latest diary entry, then other August content. Click here for the July entries.  Click here for the June entries. Click here for the May entries. Click here for the April entries. Click here for all March entries . My CoviDiary is reprinted, with the author’s permission, from its original publication […]

Where Good and Evil Rest Peacefully, Together

Where Good and Evil Rest Peacefully, Together

BY DONATHAN SALKALN | There have been a lot of protests of statues that are scattered in prominent places across our nation. To many people, these statues represent the courage, spirit, and conviction of our country’s forefathers, who fought for ideals of freedom—yet to others, these statues celebrate the sheer ugliness of humanity. There are […]

My CoviDiary: The July Entries

My CoviDiary: The July Entries

EDITOR’S NOTE: Below, find the latest diary entry, then other July content. Click here for the June entries. Click here for the May entries. Click here for the April entries. Click here for all March entries . My CoviDiary is reprinted, with the author’s permission, from its original publication via maxburbank.wordpress.com. Oh, and by the […]

Unpacking Brown Boy Misogyny

Unpacking Brown Boy Misogyny

Context: This past week, hundreds of brown girls in NYC (some anonymously, some not) shared their sexual assault stories on Instagram and Twitter, and the culprits were all brown boys (South Asian descent, mainly). Chelsea Community News’ Summer 2020 intern and contributing reporter, Hiba Sohail, wrote an essay unpacking brown boy misogyny for her blog, […]

New Broken Window Policy Adds To An Urgency of Exodus

New Broken Window Policy Adds To An Urgency of Exodus

BY DONATHAN SALKALN | The exodus of city residents has already begun. With the combination of working remotely now the norm, the fear of future deadly diseases, and the recent civil unrest that included widespread looting to vulnerable sections of New York City, including Chelsea, people are moving to the suburbs like never before. It […]

Editorial Snapshot: Masks Only

Editorial Snapshot: Masks Only

BY DONATHAN SALKALN   Chelsea Community News is made possible with the help of our awesome advertisers, and the support of our readers. If you like what you see, please consider taking part in our GoFundMe campaign (click here). To make a direct donation, give feedback about the site, or send a Letter to the […]

Guest Opinion: Taking On Injustice in the State Legislature

Guest Opinion: Taking On Injustice in the State Legislature

BY NEW YORK STATE SENATOR BRAD HOYLMAN | I want to make sure you hear directly from me about the steps we’re taking in the State Legislature to combat police harassment and racial discrimination. The murder of George Floyd in Minneapolis reminds us all of the police brutality directed towards Black people, who are three […]

Guest Opinion: Protesting a Pandemic of Hate

Guest Opinion: Protesting a Pandemic of Hate

A Guest Opinion Piece by Chiffon Dior | Tonight—Saturday, May 30, 2020—as the country continues to tear itself asunder to protest against continuous violence by the police against the black community, the United States finds itself without a president. I mean technically, he is still the president—and yet he has only managed to fan the […]

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