Post Tagged with: "Facebook"

Facebook Tells Politician to Identify as ‘Chinese Restaurant’

Facebook Tells Politician to Identify as ‘Chinese Restaurant’

East Asian, Government, Manhattan May 15, 2018 at 12:57 pm

Facebook instructed Council member Margaret Chin to re-categorize her official page to “Government Official · Chinese Restaurant,” reports World Journal.

Eduardo Penaloza decided to do something on behalf of Mexican nationals living in the tri-state area. (Photo via Diario de Mexico)

Mexicans in NY Come Together on Facebook

In the News, Mexican, New York, Technology July 22, 2014 at 1:14 pm

Spelling and soccer are just some of the topics discussed on a Facebook page created to bring together Mexicans in the city, reports Diario de Mexico.

La página "Boicot a La Comay" -creada por el neoyorquino Carlos Rivera- tenía este sábado 65,354 seguidores. (File photo from El Diario La Prensa)

Puerto Ricans Call for Peace Back Home

Crime, In the News, Latino, Media, Puerto Rican December 10, 2012 at 3:56 pm

El Diario La Prensa reports that Puerto Rican demonstrators held a vigil in New York on Saturday appealing for an end to the violence on the island, as well as the cancellation of TV show “SuperXclusivo” which they say is perpetuating the problem.

Justin Marrus, a Brooklyn Assistant District Attorney, has faced a storm of criticism after Facebook photos of him in blackface ans  simulating a prison rape emerged on Facebook. (Photo via Black and Brown News)

Voices in Focus: Anger at Assistant District Attorney’s Blackface Photo

Crime, Culture July 20, 2012 at 4:21 pm

To finish up the week, we have a fresh batch of stories from New York’s community and ethnic press, including a reaction to the photos of an assistant district attorney in blackface makeup; an activist’s arrest in Sunset Park; a new community center offering free classes; and a poetry reading this Saturday.

A memorial to Juan Baten in his family's home had an old photo of him with a friend. (Photo by DNAinfo/Meredith Hoffman)

Voices in Focus: No Facebook For Teens at Brooklyn Orthodox School

Crime, Culture April 2, 2012 at 1:20 pm

A Jewish school bans Facebook; the owner of a tortilla factory where a man died after falling into a dough mixer last year has been arrested; training for voter outreach workers; proposed new rules on hazing in the military after the death of Danny Chen; and an editorial offers context on the Trayvon Martin case.