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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.

Indian Americans remember 2002 Gujarat victims with rally.

Indian Americans Remember Gujarat Riot Victims a Decade Later

Politics, South Asian March 21, 2012 at 2:56 pm

Indian Americans held a rally to mark the 10th anniversary of the Gujarat riots that killed more than 1,000 people, the majority of them Muslim. They called for the arrest of Narendra Modi, chief minister of Gujarat then and now, who is accused of failing to protect his people, or even of orchestrating the riots.