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Guinean Hassan Sadou (Image via African Spotlight)

African New Yorkers Critical of Obama

African, Elections 2012, Politics, Video October 1, 2012 at 12:03 pm

When it comes to gay marriage, foreign policy and immigration, some Africans are none too thrilled with Obama’s performance.

At Ellis Island, Theresa Loong, far left, and Laura Nova speak with Kathy Tufaro, far right, about her family’s traditional recipe. On July 27, Loong and Nova spoke to many visitors to the Ellis Island Immigration Museum as part of their project, Feed Me a Story. (Photo: Justin Mitchell/Fi2W)

Briefs: Sharing Recipes, Immigrant Friends and a Love of Books

Culture, Food, Immigration September 19, 2012 at 4:16 pm

Feet in 2 Worlds reports on a multimedia project that lets people share recipes from their family’s heritage and on a social media site that works like Facebook for U.S. immigrants, while El Diario/La Prensa offers details on the upcoming Dominican Book Fair.

President’s Same-Sex Marriage Stance Wins Accolades in Ethnic, Local Press

President’s Same-Sex Marriage Stance Wins Accolades in Ethnic, Local Press

LGBTQ, Media May 10, 2012 at 7:30 pm

President Barack Obama’s revelation that he “personally” supports same-sex marriage — in a taped interview with ABC News’ Robin Roberts — has sparked a range of reactions from the ethnic press and New York City’s community media. Many took the opportunity to debunk assumptions about their community’s stance on same-sex marriage.

A group of professors and students seek justice in the cases of Trayvon Martin and Hispanic John Collado, dead at the hands of a police officer in 2011. (Photo by José A. Rivera/EDLP)

Latinos Far From Silent on Trayvon Martin

Crime, Featured Posts, Media April 9, 2012 at 3:15 pm

Professors and students of Hostos Community College in the Bronx held a press conference on April 5 to dispel the impression that Latinos have remained silent on the shooting of Trayvon Martin, the African American teenager who was gunned down in Florida by a Latino neighborhood watch volunteer.

"If I Were a Poor Black Kid" by Forbes Contributor Gene Marks gets heated responses.

Outrage over Forbes race column

Education, Featured Posts, Opinion, Politics December 18, 2011 at 4:22 pm

Columnists respond angrily to Gene Marks controversial “If I Were a Poor Black Kid” column in Forbes magazine.