The Global City

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

At a Conference for African Immigrants, Signs of Hope

At a Conference for African Immigrants, Signs of Hope

A new president’s representatives talk of immigration reform, and the response is enthusiastic

Art Focusing on Authoritarianism in Brazil on Display in Midtown

Art Focusing on Authoritarianism in Brazil on Display in Midtown

One of the first artworks visitors encounter at a new exhibit at the Anya and Andrew Shiva Gallery, in Midtown, is a sculpture made of twisted bed sheets

An Election in the Dominican Republic was Suspended Last Week—and Dominicans in New York are Angry

An Election in the Dominican Republic was Suspended Last Week—and Dominicans in New York are Angry

Hundreds of islanders lined the streets of Washington Heights Saturday to protest the electoral troubles in their homelan

Chinatown Nonprofit Marches On After Loss

Chinatown Nonprofit Marches On After Loss

A neighborhood came together for Chinese New Year after a fire breaks out in a community building

When It Rains on the Parade

When It Rains on the Parade

The Lunar New Year Parade in Flushing, Queens kicked off the Year of the Rat with firecrackers, floats, flags, and rain. Lots of it. The damp, cold weather, however, pushed many attendees into local establishments along the parade route.  Many even sought refuge at the Queens Public Library, one of the largest public libraries in […]

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