Post Tagged with: "cross-cultural"

Lucia Bradford (Photo via World Journal)

African American Teacher Finds Internet Fame Singing Chinese Songs

African American, Culture, East Asian July 25, 2018 at 9:26 am

An African American music teacher has become a celebrity on Chinese social media platforms for singing in Chinese, World Journal reports.

In Flushing, on streets where vendors sell their goods, some merchants of different ethnicities have partnered up to do business. Non-Chinese merchants have also learned a few sentences of authentic Mandarin to shout when hawking their wares. (Photo by Yingshu Sun via The China Press)

East, West Join to Sell Goods in Flushing

Business, East Asian, Queens July 2, 2014 at 1:27 pm

Chinese and non-Chinese vendors are working together in Flushing, learning each other’s languages and cultures, The China Press reports.

(Photo by Susan Lee via Open City)

Bridging Ethnic Divides with Weekly Conversations

East Asian, Education, Latino, Queens April 30, 2014 at 4:33 pm

A weekly meet-up held in English is aimed at narrowing the cultural and language gaps between the Asian and Latino communities. Open City listens in.

Two Faiths under One Roof in the Bronx

Two Faiths under One Roof in the Bronx

Bronx, In the News, Jewish, Muslim, Video April 24, 2014 at 5:29 pm

When Congregation Beis Menachem lacked space to worship, Sheikh Mussa Drammeh offered to help.

A Chinese family is enjoying Korean-style barbecue at Hahm Ji Bach restaurant in Flushing. (Photo via Korea Daily)

Chinese Customers Frequent Korean Shops and Restaurants

East Asian, Food, In the News, Queens March 31, 2014 at 2:08 pm

Korean restaurants and shops in Flushing are benefiting from an influx of high-spending Chinese customers, and cater to them with Chinese speakers, Korea Daily reports.

Mexican Esteban Dorado, the owner of Capy bakery, in Corona, not only adapts to his customers' culture. He also gets the slang.
(Photo by Zaira Cortes via El Diario)

Latino Restaurants in Queens Go Multicultural

Food, Latino, Queens March 25, 2014 at 3:00 pm

Eateries are offering dishes from countries across Latin America, a reflection of the coexistence and diversity of Spanish-speaking communities in the borough, reports El Diario/La Prensa.

(Photo by Yael Ben-Zion, via The Jewish Daily Forward)

Intermarrieds: Turning a Lens on ‘Mixed’ Couples

Culture, Jewish, Metro Area January 22, 2014 at 1:04 pm

Photographer Yael Ben-Zion explores in intimate detail the daily lives of “intermarried” couples, report both Manhattan Times and The Jewish Daily Forward.

(Photo by Un'ruly on Instagram via Amsterdam News)

Black Women Ask Passersby to ‘Touch My Hair’

African American, Culture, In the News, Women June 7, 2013 at 6:22 pm

Black women let strangers touch their hair at an interactive exhibit in Union Square, reports Amsterdam News.

María Román is very proud of the reputation she has gained as a chef in the male-dominated world of sushi. (Photo by Zaira Cortés via El Diario-La Prensa)

Dominican Slices her Way into Male-Dominated World of Sushi

Dominican, Food, Labor, Latino, Voices' Picks, Women May 29, 2013 at 4:52 pm

Kurumazushi restaurant employee María Román tells El Diario-La Prensa how she stepped into the field of sushi preparation. Juggling hundred-pound fish and dismissive clients keep her on her toes but she’s proud to show her daughters that women can do the jobs once restricted to men.