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New Voices in City Politics
Despite his campaign's shortcomings, Salim Ejaz's bid for New York City comptroller achieved symbolic victory. As the first Pakistani-American on the ballot for a citywide post, his candidacy represents a growing South Asian presence in the city.
Housing Woes for Chinatown’s Chinese
As gentrification seeps into Chinatown, the immigrants who gave the neighborhood its name are being forced out.
Islamic Banking: Hope for Harlem
The current struggle for Masjid Aqsa, one of Harlem's oldest and largest mosques, alerts us to a fundamental concern--a clash between Islam and property ownership. A prominent Real Estate entrepreneur and member of the Masjid lends us an insider look at the problem and a potential resolution.
Eric Wu, age six, returned from China two years ago and is now having difficulties with American schooling. The problems are due in part to a common affliction: Attention-Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, or ADHD.
A Disappearing Language
The Bukharian Jewish community of Central Asia has kept their culture alive in Queens with colorful religious celebrations and active civic participation. But the Bukharian language--a living record of their 2,000 year journey--is now in danger of disappearing.
The Food Cart Invasion
Food vendors are at the center of a controversy in Jackson Heights, Queens over who owns the streets and sidewalks. Do they present quality of life problems for residents, or are they just trying to make a living?
Police in Little Pakistan
After 9/11 the community of Little Pakistan in Brooklyn became a profiling target for local and federal police. People were traumatized and feared any law enforcement agencies, and only now they are starting to regain trust in police.
The Forgotten Navajo: No longer a home
Arlene Jasper-Begay and her family have been through a lot. Dealing with deaths and suicides have left them feeling as if their home is no longer a home at all.
The Forgotten Navajo: Living with uranium
Rolanda Tahani drinks uranium-contaminated water every day. She has no other option.
The Forgotten Navajo: A family’s pain
Leonard and his wife Helen have lost seven of their 11 children – all before they reached the age of 36.