Bangla Boom in the Bronx

Independent Sources’ Garry Pierre-Pierre heads up to Parkchester in the Bronx, where a Bangladeshi enclave flourishes, thanks to the two “engineers of the exodus,” community activist Abbus Shahid and real estate agent Liaquat Hussain.

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  1. Reporter mentioned many stats and leader without mentioning the source. Is that how Independent Source (?) work? Or is it just to highlight a someone? Parkchester Bangladeshi community growth is not the result of a single person. Mr. Shahid is a good person, a retired restaurant worker who has a plenty of time to devote. I believe, he lacks education (no college education) to lead an educated (majority has some sort of college degree from US or Bangladesh) community.

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