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The Best of 2016 from Voices of NY
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Voices of NY’s Best of 2016

Best of 2016, Elections 2016, Featured Posts, New York December 20, 2016 at 2:29 pm

A guide to the best stories, on everything from politics to food, that were published in Voices of NY in 2016.

The Best of 2015 from Voices of NY

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Voices of NY’s Best of 2015

Best of 2015, Featured Posts December 15, 2015 at 6:00 pm

A wide range of stories about immigrant communities and concerns made the Voices of NY Best of 2015 list.

Voices of NY’s Best of 2014

Voices of NY’s Best of 2014

Best of 2014, Featured Posts December 19, 2014 at 10:51 pm

Voices of NY’s best stories of 2014 are featured.

Queens Borough President Melinda Katz. (Photo via office of the Queens borough president)

Queens Borough President Honors Voices of NY

In the News, Media, Muslim, Queens July 7, 2014 at 2:54 pm

Queens Borough President Melinda Katz honored Voices of NY for serving as a bridge between mainstream society, immigrant populations and communities of color.

Karen Pennar

Karen Pennar Named New Editor of Voices of NY

Media January 30, 2014 at 1:12 pm

The Washington Heights native and former economics writer for BusinessWeek had been the website’s interim editor.

David Ushery and Garry Pierre-Pierre (Image via video)

Voices of NY’s Top 20 on NBC NY

Featured Posts, Media, Video December 20, 2013 at 5:29 pm

CCEM’s Garry Pierre-Pierre is interviewed by David Ushery.

Top 20 stories of 2013 (photo collage by Jiwon Choi, Voices of NY)

Voices of NY’s Top 20 for 2013

Featured Posts, Top 20 Stories of 2013, Voices' Picks December 19, 2013 at 7:14 pm

High-impact stories from community and ethnic media outlets.

Voices of NY Staff

Voices of NY Staff

February 12, 2012 at 11:32 pm

Karen Pennar has a long career as a journalist and has also worked in health care and written plays. Karen’s first reporting job was at the Journal of Commerce, where she wrote about foreign currencies. She subsequently worked for nearly two decades at BusinessWeek Magazine, where as Economics Editor andRead More

Indrani Sen named Voices of NY editor

Indrani Sen named Voices of NY editor

New York December 6, 2011 at 4:43 pm

Indrani Sen, a journalist and CUNY J-School faculty member, will take over as editor of Voices of NY. Sen has extensive experience as a reporter, editor, and journalism teacher.

About Voices of NY

August 24, 2011 at 7:36 am

In the days following the September 11th attacks, when Muslim communities felt their perspective was invisible, an association of the independent and ethnic press founded “Voices That Must Be Heard.” It is one of only a handful of online publications in the country — and the only one in theRead More

Army Pvt. Danny Chen, 19, died on October 3, 2011. (U.S. Army via DNAinfo)

Voices in Focus: Danny Chen’s Mother Denies Disowning Him

Crime, Culture July 27, 2012 at 6:55 pm

In our end-of-the-week roundup: the testimony of Army Pvt. Danny Chen’s mother; the occupations least-filled by African-Americans; a showing of Haitian art; a new book on LGBT youth of color; an unsettling study on condom use among black teens; the religious beliefs of Korean-Americans; and a capoeira school in the Bronx.

Su Zhen Chen and her son Private Danny Chen. (Facebook via DNAinfo)

Voices in Focus: First Military Trial in Death of Pvt. Danny Chen

Crime, Politics July 23, 2012 at 5:20 pm

Today’s stories include army trials in the death of Pvt. Danny Chen, the “purging” of Florida and Colorado’s voter rolls, an update on the sex abuse scandal in Brooklyn’s Orthodox community and the announcement that President Barack Obama has recruited an Indian-American celebrity to help him register voters.

Former professional players from El Salvador play a key role in the development of Long Island's soccer leagues. These include Oscar Ajuria, Sergio Valencia and Wilman Gonzalez. (Photo courtesy of Daniel Menjivar via EDLP)

Voices in Focus: Public Art, Soccer and Interfaith Harmony

Culture, Sports June 6, 2012 at 12:51 pm

A synagogue within an Episcopal church in downtown Manhattan; soccer teams that bind together Latino communities on Long Island; and the Latinos who have brought color and art to the morning subway commute in New York City.

Chen’s mother, Su Zhen Chen, speaks at a recent press conference in Chinatown. (Photo by Aline Reynolds / Downtown Express)

Voices in Focus: Anti-Hazing Bill Inspired by Danny Chen’s Suicide

Crime, Politics May 21, 2012 at 12:57 pm

Today we have news of proposed legislation to curb military hazing, inspired by the suicide of Pvt. Danny Chen; a lawsuit alleging anti-Semitic bullying; a report that denies allegations of anti-Semitism at Brooklyn College; a reaction to the NYPD’s plans to combat racial profiling; and a South-Asian fundraiser for President Barack Obama.

Students from PS 208 performing Brazilian Dance during the Drums Along the Hudson festival in 2011.  (Photo by Joseph Rodman / DNAinfo)

Voices in Focus: After Payout in NYPD Brutality Case, Couple Remains Defiant

Crime, Demographics May 18, 2012 at 11:30 am

The Brooklyn couple who just received a $360,000 settlement in their police brutality lawsuit against the NYPD speak out; Colorlines connects new Census numbers showing that white babies are now the minority with Alabama’s harsh immigration law; and previews of this weekend’s Malcolm X day celebration and a dance festival in Inwood.