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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.
The Forgotten Navajo: To live is to die
Pavement Pieces reporter Elizabeth Wagner visits Navajo people living with the aftermath of uranium contamination.