Post Tagged with: "Liberian"

Mohammed Kamara in good spirits at his store. (Photo by Emily Rostek via BKReader)

Liberian Tries to Save His Store

African, Brooklyn, Business February 2, 2018 at 2:22 pm

BK Reader reports on the plight of a Liberian immigrant who is trying to save his hardware store in Crown Heights.

Photo by Zach Williams

A Home in the Old Liberian Neighborhood

African, Featured Posts, Queens, Video August 10, 2016 at 1:10 pm

A Liberian refugee who settled with his parents and sister in Hollis, Queens, more than 30 years ago returns to the old family home to restore more than just the house.

Serengeti Teas and Spices has opened in Central Harlem, the neighborhood's first tea shop. (Photo by U-Jin Lee via Northattan)

In Harlem, African Biz Grow, Not ‘Little Senegal’

African, Business October 10, 2013 at 6:19 pm

Two articles in Northattan find that while African businesses are growing in Central Harlem – like the neighborhood’s first tea shop – “Little Senegal” in South Harlem is seeing businesses closing shop due to rising rent and what the community sees as hostile building owners.