From cowry shells to combat fatigues, fashions from young designer Yvonne Jewnell celebrate the strength of women of color.
A silent march, a series of speakers and an exhibit and performances marked the 75th anniversary of FDR’s executive order which resulted in the internment of 100,000 Japanese Americans on the West Coast during World War II.
A collection of nearly 70 pieces by Native American designers is on display at the Museum of the American Indian until Sept. 4.
Bill Perkins, who served on the City Council from 1998-2005, handily won a special election for the 9th district seat. But he’ll have to run again in the primary, reports Amsterdam News.
B&H Photo Video warehouse workers and their supporters rallied on Feb. 12 to protest the company’s plans to relocate the warehouse to New Jersey.
Inspired by the stories she collected of Chinatown residents, Wing on Wo & Co.’s artist-in-residence created an installation she hopes will help bridge the gap between generations, reports SinoVision English Channel.
Brandi Concepción, from Puerto Rico, will be the first person to undergo a gender-affirming surgery at a public hospital in New York, El Diario/La Prensa reports.
Legislators from Northern Manhattan are supporting a new NYC bill to curb hookah use and sales, Manhattan Times reports.
How humans cope with information and conflict are questions that motivate Korean artist Hyong Nam Ahn, some of whose works comprise the exhibit “Finding Dignity” at the Korea Society in New York.
Plans for a public art commemoration of the writers of Little Syria in lower Manhattan were approved on Jan. 25.
Adriano Espaillat, the first Dominican congressman in U.S. history, celebrated his swearing-in with crowds in his Upper Manhattan district, El Diario/La Prensa reports.
The congregation of the Church of the Genuine Orthodox Christians in America commemorated the Epiphany with a procession and a retrieval of the Holy Cross at the southern tip of Manhattan, reports The National Herald.
The Clemente Soto Vélez Cultural Center is getting a new executive director, in addition to continued renovations, reports The Lo-Down.
The multimedia exhibition “Resilience / Resistance,” which runs through Jan. 22, examines the effects of displacement and gentrification through the works and stories of Chinatown residents, reports The Villager.
Many Latinas will be front and center at the historic New York demonstration against President Trump in solidarity with the Women’s March on Washington, El Diario/La Prensa reports.