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The indigenous Mexican band Sak Tzevul seeks to address violence against Mexicans on their current tour. (Photo via Diario de Mexico)

Voices in Focus: In Divided Crown Heights, Teens Seek Connection

Culture, Health, Mexican May 9, 2012 at 12:53 pm

Four Caribbean teenagers’ mission to learn about their Lubavitch neighbors in Crown Heights; an indigenous Mexican band speaks out against violence against Mexicans in the United States; study links literacy, math skills to medication errors; and a massive rooftop farm for Sunset Park.

Aida Mendez, the sister of Sergeant Angel Mendez, shows a photo of her brother, who was honored 45 years after he was killed in Vietnam. (Photo by Humberto Arellano / EDLP)

Voices in Focus: Unemployment in the Bronx Stays Stubbornly High

Crime, Economy April 23, 2012 at 1:01 pm

Grim economic news from the Bronx; the indictment of two plastic surgeons who allegedly practiced without licenses and without general anesthesia; a delayed honor for a Marine who sacrificed his life in Vietnam; and a child-literacy safety net in Harlem.