From cowry shells to combat fatigues, fashions from young designer Yvonne Jewnell celebrate the strength of women of color.
Sing Tao Daily tells the personal story of Long Deng, the man behind the first publicly listed Chinese supermarket on the NASDAQ.
El Diario reports on the immigrants who took part in the “Day Without Immigrants” protest, and the employers who supported them. Queens Latino, meanwhile, takes a look at how the demonstration shuttered parts of Roosevelt Avenue.
Korean small business owners who rely on Hispanic employees speak to Korea Daily about the impact of the “day without immigrants” and their thoughts on the protest.
A new poster campaign expresses support for Arab neighbors in Brooklyn Heights, Cobble Hill and elsewhere, reports Brooklyn Daily Eagle.
Import entrepreneurs of Mexican products in New Jersey brace for Trump’s promised tariff increases, and say that “everybody will pay more” if they are implemented, Diario de México USA reports.
President Trump’s executive order on immigration has prompted Fujianese immigrants to cancel trips to China, in turn affecting Chinese delivery businesses in New York, reports World Journal.
The announced demolition of two buildings along Roosevelt Avenue raises worries of displacement for minority-owned businesses and gentrification in Jackson Heights, Queens Latino reports.
Latino bodega employees supported the demonstration against the president’s anti-Muslim measures, saying that it is necessary to join in to stop the current government’s abuse, El Diario/La Prensa reports.
Before the Yemeni-owners of bodegas across the city shuttered their doors in protest of the “Muslim ban,” BKLYNER spoke to some of them in Ditmas Park for their take on the executive order.
Two New York entrepreneurs have launched an app to help minority- and women-owned businesses (MWBE) know about government contracts and the process to obtain them, El Diario/La Prensa reports.
Businesses in Flushing are still reeling from a four-alarm fire in Flushing on Jan. 25 – the second in six months, reports Sing Tao Daily.
Queens Chronicle speaks to Chinese community leaders and residents of Flushing to get their take on new tensions between the U.S. and China.
NYC Comptroller Scott Stringer spoke about city contracting with Asian-American businesses and other topics at the office of Korea Daily in Long Island City.
El Diario/La Prensa tells the story of Víctor Navarrete, who came to New York from Mexico to study English and, after working as a busboy and overcoming serious problems, ended up co-owning an Italian restaurant in Carroll Gardens, Brooklyn.