Sajid Tarar says he is receiving “provocative and hate-filled” emails from some members of his community but support from some second-generation American Muslims.
The Hunts Point Express reports on the project selected to replace the notorious juvenile detention center, known as Spofford.
The Bagladesh Society elections for 19 officers drew a crowd in Kensington. Ditmas Park Corner covered the event.
Protestors at City Hall on Oct. 20 demanded that the city reveal names of NYCHA properties slated for “infill” development, reports The Bronx Free Press.
The Growing Up NYC platform makes it easier to access services, programs and events available for children and their families, including undocumented immigrants, El Diario/La Prensa reports.
For the holiday of Sukkot, Congregation Beth Elohim in Brooklyn has put up a sukkah that focuses on the theme of the refugee crisis. The synagogue’s rabbi tells Tablet the issue parallels the purpose of a sukkah.
The City Council is reviewing a bullying law arguing that hundreds of youths continue to be victims of harassment and intimidation due to their sexual orientation, race or appearance, El Diario/La Prensa reports.
The Manhattan district attorney has launched a campaign to crack down on fake OSHA cards, which may be behind the death of many Hispanic construction workers, and exchange them for free safety training hours, El Diario/La Prensa reports.
A 93-year-old woman, the granddaughter of a slave, speaks to Amsterdam News about her support of the $15 minimum wage, Hillary Clinton, Barack Obama and more.
Yuen Yang works as a nanny who takes care of mothers and their newborn babies during a monthlong “postpartum confinement” known as “sitting the month” in Chinese culture. Open City takes a look at the tradition and how it remains intact in NYC.
Community leaders resumed calls for New Jersey legislators to approve the bill that would issue driver’s licenses to the state’s undocumented immigrants, which was first introduced in 2014, Reporte Hispano reports.
A binational program called Raíces de Puebla facilitated the reunion of 100 families in the tri-state area with their relatives back in Mexico, Diario de México USA and Report Hispano report.
City Council member Brad Lander will open an office annex in Kensington to help the Bangladeshi community access city services, reports Ditmas Park Corner.
By the end of the legal deadline, 20 percent more Latinos had registered to vote in New Jersey this year than in the 2012 election, according to the Democratic Party, Reporte Hispano reports.
Times Ledger heads to the Little Tibet restaurant in Jackson Heights to get a taste of one of the latest emerging cuisines in Queens – Himalayan food.