Articles written by: Kulsoom Khan

In pursuit of spiritual freedom
News / Video

In pursuit of spiritual freedom

Falun Gong practitioners find freedom in the United States.

Nigerian-born singer and artist Laulo Senbanjo plays his guitar.
Arts / Audio

Social justice through art and music: Laulo Senbanjo

Laulo Senbanjo is a Nigerian-born singer and artist.

Tackling child slavery in Haiti
News

Tackling child slavery in Haiti

Haiti ranks second on the 2013 Global Slavery Index of countries where human trafficking is an issue. Child slavery is a significant part of the problem.

NYU students protest sale of sweatshop apparel at NYU bookstore
Business / News / Video

NYU students protest sale of sweatshop apparel at NYU bookstore

The students staged the “die in” to highlight the many workers killed and injured in garment factory accidents.

Samuel Chukwueze,25  a Nigerian-American from Cherry Hill, N.J. said  he is very "shocked" by the ongoing violence against Christians in Northern Nigeria. One of his relatives was also attacked last year in Nigeria. Photo Credit:Samuel Chukwueze
Audio / News

Terrorism in Nigeria causes heartbreak here

Suicide bombings started in 2009 and the number of killings and attacks increased last year.

According to Human Rights Watch, more than 800 Shias have been killed since 2012.
News / Video

Killing of Shia people in Pakistan takes toll on Pakistani American families

According to Human Rights Watch, more than 800 Shias have been killed since 2012.

Live Blog

Brooklyn polling stations deal with voting machine issues

Earlier today, voters in polling stations across Brooklyn reported technical problems with electronic voting machines.

Band manager and percussionist, Lindsay Becker enjoys performing at city events like the ING New York City marathon. She says it feels good to motivate the runners with the band's songs. Photo by Kulsoom Khan
Special Reports

NYC Marathon: The Lesbian and Gay Big Apple Corps Marching Band energizes runners

This is the first time the LGBAC is performing at the marathon.

Arts / Video

Farzana Fatema, henna artist

Farzana Fatema is a professional henna artist based in Jamaica, Queens. She learned how to apply henna as a young girl growing up in Bangladesh and has now turned her passion into a successful business.