Wednesday, 23 April 2014

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Mayor Acknowledges City Failed Caribbean Teachers

Mayor Acknowledges City Failed Caribbean Teachers

After the city brought over hundreds of teachers from the Caribbean during a teacher shortage almost 20 years ago, the newly arrived faced problems with immigration status, housing and getting paid, reports the New York Carib News.

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Opinion: Fight Financial Discrimination with the Sou-Sou

Opinion: Fight Financial Discrimination with the Sou-Sou

New York Carib News reports on the challenges facing minority entrepreneurs, and how a credit union or sou-sou might help its members.

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Two Sides on View in ‘Cuban America’ Exhibit

Two Sides on View in ‘Cuban America’ Exhibit

An art exhibit in the Bronx features perspectives of the United States from both Cubans and Cuban Americans, reports The Riverdale Press.

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Black History Month Observed: A Roundup

Black History Month Observed: A Roundup

A panoply of stories illuminate Black History Month in the pages and on the websites of a number of publications.

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Examining the Taboo Subject of Skin Bleaching

Examining the Taboo Subject of Skin Bleaching

A Feet in 2 Worlds podcast looks into the practice of skin lightening among Caribbean immigrants, and provides some answers to why and how people do it.

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Younger Generation Sees Future in Haiti

Younger Generation Sees Future in Haiti

In a reversal of generations past, some Haitian-Americans are going to the country to help spur its economy following the 2010 earthquake, including one New Yorker interviewed by Colorlines.

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What Does It Mean to Be a Dominican?

What Does It Mean to Be a Dominican?

The Dominican Court's recent ruling that revokes the citizenship of more than 200,000 people, mostly of Haitian descent, prompted Manhattan Times to ask: What does it mean to be a Dominican?

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Opinion: Why Learn Haitian Creole?

Opinion: Why Learn Haitian Creole?

Studying Haitian Creole, or Kreyòl, gives people a way to connect or re-connect with Haiti, says Wynnie Lamour in an opinion piece in The Haitian Times.

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Protests Continue Against Dominican Republic Court Ruling

Protests Continue Against Dominican Republic Court Ruling

The Haitian and Dominican communities in NYC have united in opposition to the September ruling.

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Opinion: End Assault on Human Rights in DR

Opinion: End Assault on Human Rights in DR

A widespread, international boycott of Dominican industry and tourism to the Dominican Republic should be undertaken until all Dominicans – including those of Haitain ancestry – are awarded full citizenship, says a Haitian Times editorial.

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Cricket Gains New Grounds in NYC

Cricket Gains New Grounds in NYC

A growing number of immigrants from the West Indies and South Asia have turned cricket into a more common sight on city fields. Queens Courier reports that with seven leagues, an annual NYPD cricket tournament and plenty of word-of-mouth, cricket's popularity is quickly rising.

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