Post Tagged with: "Thanksgiving"

“I am grateful for my family,” said José Alberto. (Photo via Noticia)

Latinos Celebrating Thanksgiving Hoping It Will Not Be Their Last in the U.S.

Central American, Immigration, Long Island November 21, 2018 at 5:40 pm

For anxious Long Island immigrants affected by Trump’s policies but encouraged by a court-ordered TPS extension, this Thanksgiving comes with the hope that it will not be their last in the U.S., Noticia Long Island reports.

Cranberry chutney (Photo by Subbu Arumugam, Creative Commons license)

Turkey Biryani on Thanksgiving

Culture, Metro Area, South Asian, Traditions November 22, 2017 at 1:54 pm

Indian-American millennials speak to News India Times about how they celebrate Thanksgiving and what the holiday means to them.

Roberto Domínguez has worked for years in a Brooklyn hatchery. (Photo by Gerardo Romo via El Diario)

Thanksgiving Turkeys in Care of Latino Hands

Brooklyn, Latino November 25, 2014 at 2:00 pm

Many Hispanic customers turn to one of the 80 live poultry markets in the city to get their fresh Thanksgiving turkey, El Diario reports.

"Beauty of Beijing" float for Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade (Photo via The China Press)

First-Ever Chinese Float to Debut at Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade

Culture, East Asian November 24, 2014 at 2:29 pm

The first-ever Chinese float, “Beauty of Beijing,” debuts this year at the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade, The China Press reports.

A Different Kind of Thanksgiving

A Different Kind of Thanksgiving

Food, History, Social Services, Video November 24, 2014 at 1:24 pm

On this episode of CUNY TV’s “Independent Sources”: Educating Americans on indigenous history; a pantry’s Thousand Turkey Challenge; and adding Latino flavors to Thanksgiving dinner.

Photo by ccho, Creative Commons license

Ethnic Menus, Feeding the Needy Mark Thanksgiving

Featured Posts, Food, Traditions November 26, 2013 at 4:17 pm

An ethnic press roundup shows the many ways Thanksgiving is being observed across the NY area.

Rosario Arvelo receiving groceries at the Bronx Spanish Evangelical Church. (Photo by Cristina Loboguerrero via El Diario-La Prensa).

Many Can’t Afford Turkey for Thanksgiving

Economy, Food, Latino, Social Services November 25, 2013 at 4:22 pm

Unemployment, low wages and cuts to food stamp programs are making families struggle to make ends meet. Even charity organizations can’t provide proper Thanksgiving meals for those in need, El Diario-La Prensa reports.

Five books by Native writers provide another perspective to the stories that arise this time of year. (Book cover images via Indian Country Today)

Alternative Books to ‘So-Called’ 1st Thanksgiving

Culture, History, Native American November 22, 2013 at 12:39 pm

Just in time for Thanksgiving, Indian Country Today offers a list of children’s books from Native writers as told from their perspective, rather than the “feel-good” stories of Pilgrim and Indian bonding that line bookshelves this time of year.

Not just for kids – marching in the Bay Ridge Ragamuffin Parade. (Photo by Mark Kortum, Creative Commons license)

When Halloween Fell on Thanksgiving for Irish NYers

Brooklyn, Culture, History, Western European October 31, 2013 at 7:09 pm

In the first half of the 1900s, the standard of dressing up and going door-to-door for treats took place in late November heavily Irish neighborhoods, according to an Irish Central column.

El Diario-La Prensa

Economy Brings Families Together For Thanksgiving

Economy, Food, Latino November 21, 2012 at 11:21 am

For Thanksgiving this year, reports El Diario-La Prensa, many Latino families will gather not just to share the meal but also to share the expenses of the dinner, a means to combat the weak economy.