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Parents protest pre-K cuts at P.S. 101

Parents protest pre-K cuts at P.S. 101

Education, Featured Posts, New York September 14, 2011 at 4:46 pm

Chinese families protested outside a Brooklyn school after the Department of Education kicked out 36 pre-k kids, citing over-crowding.

Muslim fashion hits runway

Muslim fashion hits runway

African American, Brooklyn, Economy, Featured Posts September 12, 2011 at 10:14 pm

Nailah Lymus, an African-American single Muslim mother, sees Fashion Week as an opportunity to shed new light on Islamic culture and to break stereotypes.

A new ‘Voices’ for a new decade

A new ‘Voices’ for a new decade

Featured Posts, Opinion September 7, 2011 at 6:18 pm

A compilation of articles from the ethnic and community press, the original version of this website rose from the ashes of the World Trade Center. It began as a counterattack against hatred. Founded by the fledgling Independent Press Association as “Voices That Must Be Heard,” the site was inaugurated inRead More

Senior high school girls at the Al Noor School play hopscotch during a free period December 15, 2010, in the Brooklyn borough of New York. The Al Noor School is a private, all-Muslim K-12 school with over 600 students.

Muslim in America

Featured Posts, New York September 7, 2011 at 5:58 pm

Photographer Robert Nickelsber documents the experiences of 32 students at NYC’s largest Islamic school.

A view of the mural on 105th Street and 3rd Avenue

East Harlem group looks to restore murals

Featured Posts, Housing September 7, 2011 at 5:31 pm

New York’s blazing summers, icy winters and leaky 100-year-old bricks have taken a toll on East Harlem’s colorful, iconic murals.  Now, as part of a plan to preserve East Harlem’s rich cultural history, a group has begun an effort to restore some of them, starting Saturday from 12 to 8Read More

Dr. Jenny Lin and Dr. David Thomas, executive director of East Harlem Health Outreach Partnership (EHHOP) of Mount Sinai School of Medicine.

Partnership provides free medical care

Featured Posts, Health September 7, 2011 at 5:10 pm

Uninsured immigrants, the majority of whom are undocumented, in poor health and work long hours, have been getting free medical help — and hope — in a health clinic in Harlem, N.Y., manned by a devoted cadre of Mount Sinai School of Medicine students.

The Muslim American Society Community Center in Staten Island.

Battles over mosques are on the rise

Featured Posts, New York September 6, 2011 at 4:26 pm

A new report blames bigotry and government inaction for the trials of Muslims seeking to build mosques in New York .