Ese Olumhense

Ese is a reporter covering the Bronx for THE CITY. Ese was a reporter at the Chicago Tribune and at The Investigative Fund. Originally from the Bronx, she is a graduate of Columbia Journalism School.

A new Human Rights Watch report includes accounts of dozens who attended the June 4 protest in Mott Haven. Videos show cops trapping and beating demonstrators.
Even as air has grown cleaner in The Bronx, a highway through its heart belches pollution researchers say may be linked to risk of death from the coronavirus.
A group of mothers whose daughters died from pregnancy-related complications marked the holiday by committing to end stark health care disparities.
Met Council says it’s deluged with help requests about money owed to landlords, how to break leases and illegal evictions.
Petition seeks to remove monument carved by an Italian immigrant, sited in the borough’s Little Italy and under police watch.
The City Council passed a bill this week that would require the city to “measure and report on the impact of extreme heat” on health and collect demographic data.
In the weeks since the June 1 unrest, some businesses have reopened. But many are struggling as community members press Bronx United for information on how — or if — the funds will be distributed.
Brooklyn city-run medical center pledged to continue providing chemo and radiology as protest loomed — but patients must travel to Manhattan for surgeries.