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Seven Businesses Robbed in Central Queens

Seven Businesses Robbed in Central Queens

Update April 28th, 1 p.m.: As of Wednesday morning, police say that two more businesses were robbed in connection with this pattern, raising the total to seven.  The robberies took place on Monday, April 26 at around 10:30 p.m., first at a laundromat at 84-11 Elmhurst Avenue, and on Tuesday April 27th at around 12:55 […]

For Some Indian Immigrants, Caste Discrimination and Stigma Persists

For Some Indian Immigrants, Caste Discrimination and Stigma Persists

On a crisp October evening in 2001, Meena was cutting onions and potatoes in her tiny kitchen, sweat dripping down her face as she tried not to accidentally touch the stove. Her husband was watching an old Indian soap opera in the living room, lounging on a faded pink velvet couch, tired from the day’s […]

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