In pursuit of spiritual freedom
Falun Gong practitioners find freedom in the United States.
Social justice through art and music: Laulo Senbanjo
Laulo Senbanjo is a Nigerian-born singer and artist.
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
The students staged the “die in” to highlight the many workers killed and injured in garment factory accidents.
Terrorism in Nigeria causes heartbreak here
Suicide bombings started in 2009 and the number of killings and attacks increased last year.
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.
Brooklyn polling stations deal with voting machine issues
Earlier today, voters in polling stations across Brooklyn reported technical problems with electronic voting machines.
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.
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.