Kulsoom Khan


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.

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.

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.


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.