As college graduates are anxious about student loan debt, the New York State Assembly began holding hearings to find ways to promote initiatives to help them, El Diario/La Prensa reports.
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In a story on a Center for Community and Ethnic Media briefing with NYC Cultural Affairs Commissioner Tom Finkelpearl, Sing Tao Daily takes a look at why Chinese arts organizations do not often seek city funding.
The FDNY will unveil a new fleet of ambulances powered by electricity, with curbside charging stations, as part of an initiative to combat air pollution, a major concern in the South Bronx, Mott Haven Herald reports.
New York-based musicians will offer the best music from every region of Colombia Dec. 3 at the dance-oriented 13th Encuentro NYC festival, El Diario/La Prensa reports.
CUNY TV’s “Independent Sources” looks at why some in the Latino, South Asian and other communities voted for Donald Trump.
A new book tells the story of the “radiant child,” the young artist Jean-Michel Basquiat who died in 1988 at the age of 27. Brooklyn Daily Eagle interviews the book’s author and illustrator, Javaka Steptoe.
On the day President-elect Donald Trump announced Elaine Chao as his pick for transportation secretary, World Journal spoke to her father about the nomination.
Thanks to a DOE program to help students serving jail time to finish their studies or learn a trade, hundreds of young Rikers Island inmates finish their secondary education every year, El Diario/La Prensa reports.
According to El Diario/La Prensa and Noticia, Cubans in the tri-state area feel at peace now that the former leader has passed, but most agree that Cuba still has a long way to freedom.
A famous author teaches jazz piano in his childhood neighborhood, reports Red Hook Star-Revue.
The multiethnic cast of “Ramayana and the story of Diwali” performed the ancient Indian tale in Jersey City on Nov. 19 in English, which the organizer told Desi Talk was key in appealing to a universal audience.
Uber driver Tashi Choephel of Queens received $7,000 through a company program, which he will use to help build a permanent center in Woodside for the Tibetan Community of New York and New Jersey organization, reports QNS.
A new 10-part web series provides a fictional account of the lives of immigrants in NYC, reports Bushwick Daily.
According to a new report by the city’s Department of Health and Mental Hygiene, pollution concentrated in poor areas – where most minorities live – is causing hundreds of premature deaths each year, El Diario/La Prensa reports.
New York’s AIDS victims will be memorialized at a new site in Greenwich Village to be dedicated on Dec. 1, World AIDS Day.