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Dissecting the words

August 31, 2012


Words from the late Dr. Eric Williams, founding father of Trinidad and Tobago in his address to the nation, when Trinidad and Tobago gained independence from Great Britain Advertisements

Building the Vibe

May 11, 2012


VIDEO: Reggae Dancer Hanna Herbertson discusses her love for Dancehall and Deejaying

Breast not Always Best in Public, Many Moms Find

March 19, 2012


A new generation of mothers is discovering that breast isn’t always best, at least not in plain view. While breastfeeding in public is not illegal in any U.S. state, and 45 states have laws specifically allowing women to nurse in public and private locations, nursing mothers say they still get plenty of dirty looks, demands […]

Fighting to End Immigrant Detention and Deportation

February 16, 2012


After his own wrongful arrest, Abraham Paulos comes face to face with the reality of the criminal justice system as it affects immigrants. He narrowly escaped immigrant detention, but with two prior convictions he is still at risk. Read More

Residents question Harlem’s longevity as the Black Mecca

January 23, 2012


Far away from Zuccotti Park where the widely publicized Occupy movement started, three women, who say they are shocked and frustrated with gentrification in Harlem, took to the stage for a protest through the arts. Renaissance in the Belly of a Killer Whale, a play written and produced by four women under the age of […]

Activists call for more alternatives to immigrant detention

December 1, 2011


Two years ago, Alu Ibrahim, 30, fled civil war in his native country Sudan to seek refuge in the United States. Following U.S. immigration law, Ibrahim identified himself as an asylum seeker to immigration officials and was detained immediately at an airport in Texas. After spending two years in detention, Ibrahim begged a Texas immigration […]

New Park a Nightmare for Jackson Heights businesses

November 10, 2011


A new park on what was a busy 37 th road in Jackson Heights, Queens, is putting local stores along the route out of business. Since the road was closed on September 20, businesses say customers are no longer coming,resulting in a 60 to 70 percent reduction in sales. Some of the 300 stores on […]