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A Haitian Procession in Crown Heights

A Haitian Procession in Crown Heights

Brooklyn, Caribbean, Culture, Featured Posts, Video November 3, 2015 at 5:03 pm

Dance, music and a traditional Haitian procession came to the Brooklyn neighborhood Nov. 1.

Nigerians Unite in Green and White to Mark Independence

Nigerians Unite in Green and White to Mark Independence

African, Culture, Featured Posts, Manhattan, Video October 30, 2015 at 3:40 pm

Hundreds took part in festivities marking the 55th anniversary of Nigeria’s independence held in midtown Manhattan.

‘The Fall of Kings’ Debuts in the Bronx

‘The Fall of Kings’ Debuts in the Bronx

African American, Black, Caribbean, Culture, Featured Posts, Video October 26, 2015 at 3:01 pm

The drama “The Fall of Kings” explores issues of racism, class and colorism in a Black family in the 1940s.

Bridging Little Italy and Chinatown

Bridging Little Italy and Chinatown

A festival brought the residents of Little Italy and Chinatown together.

Remembering Selma, As a Teen

Remembering Selma, As a Teen

African American, Black, Featured Posts, History, Video, Youth October 19, 2015 at 1:54 pm

Lynda Blackmon Lowery read from “Turning 15 on the Road to Freedom,” her account of the Selma voting rights march in 1965 as the protest’s youngest demonstrator.

Gala Celebrates Decade of Health and Hip Hop

Gala Celebrates Decade of Health and Hip Hop

Health, Manhattan, Video, Youth October 6, 2015 at 7:44 pm

The Health in Key Gala honored celebrities who have supported Hip Hop Public Health initiatives and raised money for their school-based educational programs.

Remembering Gandhi and His Legacy of Peace

Remembering Gandhi and His Legacy of Peace

Featured Posts, History, Manhattan, South Asian, Video October 5, 2015 at 2:37 pm

The annual commemoration of the anniversary of the birth of Mahatma Gandhi took place by his statue in Union Square Park on Oct. 2 and included performances of his favorite devotional songs.

Dueling Thai Demonstrations at UN

Dueling Thai Demonstrations at UN

Featured Posts, Government, Manhattan, Southeast Asian, Video September 30, 2015 at 2:26 pm

As Thailand’s prime minister Prayuth Chan-ocha prepares to address the UN this week, pro- and anti-Thai government protesters gathered nearby.

Combatting Immigrant Fraud in Brooklyn

Combatting Immigrant Fraud in Brooklyn

Brooklyn, Featured Posts, Immigration, Video September 29, 2015 at 7:09 pm

At a forum in Sunset Park, Brooklyn District Attorney Ken Thompson and others spoke to immigrants about scams targeting their communities, and efforts by the borough to combat exploitation.

Celebrating the Patron Saint of Napoli

Celebrating the Patron Saint of Napoli

Culture, Featured Posts, Video, Western European September 21, 2015 at 3:44 pm

Eleven days of celebrating the Feast of San Gennaro just wrapped up on Mulberry Street in Little Italy.

A Peace March in Crown Heights

A Peace March in Crown Heights

Black, Brooklyn, Crime, Featured Posts, Video September 18, 2015 at 4:47 pm

Dozens marched for peace in Crown Heights Sept. 17 in response to recent violent crimes in the area, including the fatal shooting of Carey Gabay.

Salsa and Chinese Opera in Brooklyn

Salsa and Chinese Opera in Brooklyn

Culture, East Asian, Featured Posts, Latino, Video September 15, 2015 at 4:21 pm

Salsa dancing and Chinese opera were on view as part of the BEAT Festival in Brooklyn this year.

‘Flambeaux’ Brings Caribbean History to Stage 

‘Flambeaux’ Brings Caribbean History to Stage 

Caribbean, Culture, Featured Posts, Manhattan, Video, Voices' Picks September 2, 2015 at 7:57 pm

Trinidadian history comes to life in the musical “Flambeaux.”

afropunk 2015 by regina spurlock

Afropunk 2015

Black, Brooklyn, Culture, Featured Posts, Video August 26, 2015 at 5:02 pm

Hear what Afropunk means to different people in this video filmed in Brooklyn at the Afropunk Fest 2015.

Flanbwayan founder and director Darnell Benoit and student member Pavarotti Absalon (Photo by Melissa Noel for Voices of NY)

Helping Young Haitian Immigrants

Brooklyn, Caribbean, Education, Featured Posts, Immigration, Video August 24, 2015 at 3:43 pm

For the past decade, the Flanbwayan Haitian Literacy Project in Brooklyn has been helping Haitian youth new to NYC to adjust to new schools and a new life.