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South Asians on a DACA ‘Betrayal’

South Asians on a DACA ‘Betrayal’

Featured Posts, Immigration, South Asian, Video January 3, 2017 at 2:44 pm

Hear from some young South Asians about their fear of losing DACA protection after Donald Trump becomes president.

Spreading Irish Literature Citywide

Spreading Irish Literature Citywide

Brooklyn, Culture, Video, Western European March 24, 2016 at 11:47 am

The Irish Arts Center distributed thousands of free books around NYC to show another side to St. Patrick’s Day.

Christine Colligan: Speaking Up for Koreans in NYC
Christine Colligan, co-president of the Korean American Parents Association of Greater New York, became an advocate for the Korean community in NYC not long after a chance meeting.

Christine Colligan: Speaking Up for Koreans in NYC

Best of 2016, East Asian, Featured Posts, New York, Video March 21, 2016 at 4:27 pm

Christine Colligan, co-president of the Korean American Parents Association of Greater New York, became an advocate for the Korean community in NYC not long after a chance meeting.

Video  by Anuz Thapa

A March to Support #immigrantNY

Featured Posts, Immigration, Manhattan, Video December 19, 2016 at 12:18 pm

New Yorkers marked International Migrants Day on Dec. 18 with a rally and march to Trump Tower in support of immigrants.

Marking International Mother Language Day

Marking International Mother Language Day

Bangladeshis in NYC talk about what International Mother Language Day means to them.

On Staten Island, a Decade of Empowering Youth

On Staten Island, a Decade of Empowering Youth

Black, Caribbean, Featured Posts, Latino, Staten Island, Video, Youth March 8, 2016 at 1:57 pm

The 10th Annual Youth Empowerment Summit on Staten Island advises and honors youth in the borough.

A March Against Trump in His Native Borough

A March Against Trump in His Native Borough

Elections 2016, Featured Posts, Queens, Video November 21, 2016 at 3:27 pm

Queens residents walked from Dutch Kills Green park to Trump Tower in Manhattan on Nov. 19 to speak out against the president-elect.

Walking an East Harlem Trail to Get Healthy

Walking an East Harlem Trail to Get Healthy

Featured Posts, Health, Manhattan, Video November 21, 2016 at 2:39 pm

Organized by community partners and the NYC Health Department, the East Harlem Community Walking Trail was inaugurated on Nov. 19.

Opposing Views on the Liang Conviction

Opposing Views on the Liang Conviction

Brooklyn, East Asian, Featured Posts, New York, Police, Video February 22, 2016 at 1:09 pm

A rally at Cadman Plaza on Feb. 20 was one of several held around the country in support of Peter Liang in the wake of the former NYPD officer’s manslaughter conviction in the death of Akai Gurley in 2014.

Tibetan New Year

Tibetans Celebrate the New Year in Manhattan

Asian, Culture, Featured Posts, Manhattan, Video February 17, 2016 at 1:13 pm

Tibetans celebrated Losar, the Tibetan New Year, at St. Vartan Armenian Cathedral in midtown Manhattan, with speeches and performances and a visit from the prime minister of the Tibetan government-in-exile.

Photo by Dipika Shrestha

A Tihar Celebration to Help Nepalese Children

Culture, Featured Posts, Metro Area, Queens, South Asian, Video November 3, 2016 at 2:12 pm

The festival of lights was celebrated by Hindu Nepalese of the Queens-based Jharana Foundation and raised money for underprivileged children in Nepal.

Step Afrika! in Brooklyn

Step Afrika! in Brooklyn

African American, Black, Brooklyn, Culture, Featured Posts, Video January 28, 2016 at 12:01 pm

Step Afrika!, the first professional company devoted to stepping, gave high-energy performances at the Brooklyn Center for the Performing Arts at Brooklyn College.

From left to right: Health Commissioner Dr. Mary T. Bassett, First Lady Chirlane McCray, Tumblr founder and CEO David Karp, and Shazia Kausar, one of the “geniuses who had the insight to help put together Diversity Plaza,” as Council member Daniel Dromm said. (Photo via video by Mohsin Zaheer)

Chirlane McCray Brings ThriveNYC to Diversity Plaza

Health, Queens, Video October 21, 2016 at 5:18 pm

Council member Daniel Dromm lauds the visibility of Diversity Plaza as Chirlane McCray and Health Commissioner Dr. Mary T. Bassett stop by to promote their mental health initiative, ThriveNYC.

Manhattan Way to Kung Fu

Manhattan Way to Kung Fu

East Asian, Featured Posts, Jewish, Manhattan, Sports, Video October 12, 2016 at 6:12 pm

A Jewish kung fu master teaches the martial art in places like a Chinatown park and an assisted-living facility.

In Queens, a Bastion of Hispanic Literature – and Culture

In Queens, a Bastion of Hispanic Literature – and Culture

Business, Culture, Featured Posts, Latino, Queens September 20, 2016 at 11:19 am

Step inside Librería Barco De Papel in Elmhurst, one of the last remaining Spanish-language bookstores in NYC.