A new exhibit of mid-century photographer Todd Webb’s work at the Museum of the City of New York captures the sense of “community” in NYC.
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Attorneys tell World Journal that Chinese restaurant owners could soon become targeted by immigration authorities under the new priorities for federal prosecutors announced by Attorney General Jeff Sessions.
El Diario/La Prensa interviews Bronx activist and City Council candidate Marjorie Velázquez, who aspires to be the first Latina elected to the 13th District seat.
While many cheer Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo’s free tuition for college plan, undocumented immigrants are disappointed that they have not been included, Diario de México reports.
The directors of the Manara Institute in New Jersey talked about their objectives at the ribbon cutting for the institute’s new permanent location, Al Hawadeth reports.
Virginia Johnson, founding member of the Dance Theatre of Harlem and now its artistic director, speaks to Carol Jenkins of CUNY TV’s “Black America” about how Black dancers make their way in the world of ballet.
The Latino community on Long Island, horrified at the death of four youths allegedly because of gang violence, is asking the authorities for help, El Diario/La Prensa reports.
Organizers of the second annual Turban Day in Times Square tied 8,000 turbans during the event held to celebrate Vaisakhi, the Sikh New Year, and spread awareness of the faith, reports Desi Talk.
At a memorial held in Chinatown, hundreds remembered Peter Kwong, the director of the Asian studies program at Hunter College, and an immigrant and labor advocate, reports Sing Tao Daily.
Pro-immigrant activists are proposing an eight-step path to declare New Jersey a “sanctuary state,” Reporte Hispano reports.
A group of community leaders urged Chinese in the U.S. and in China to join forces to boycott United Airlines in the wake of the violent removal of a Chinese-Vietnamese passenger from a United flight on April 9, World Journal reports.
Washington Heights volunteers distributed flyers urging people to join a March for Immigrants’ Rights on April 23, ahead of the nationwide protest to be held on May 1, El Diario/La Prensa reports.
AbunDance Academy of the Arts, which attracts students of all ages, is seeking a new home.
CUNY TV’s “Independent Sources” looks at efforts to bolster sanctuary cities as the federal government moves to cut funding. Meanwhile, as many immigrants stop going to hospitals, officials seek to dispel their fears.
The developer of the Bedford Union Armory in Brooklyn has reached an agreement with 32BJ SEIU to provide on-site training to help local residents to obtain employment in the buildings services business, Kings County Politics reports.