Sunday, 31 August 2014

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Students Talk about Segregated Schools

Students Talk about Segregated Schools

The Riverdale Press went into some of New York's segregated schools to hear what students say about the consequences of racial isolation and division.

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Graffiti Artists Add Color to the Bronx

Graffiti Artists Add Color to the Bronx

Tats Cru tells Hunts Point Express how their work can perk up neighborhoods and prompt conversation in a video profile of the graffiti artists group.

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Orchard Beach: Where Sun & Sand Meet Salsa

Orchard Beach: Where Sun & Sand Meet Salsa

At Orchard Beach, the ocean dances salsa, according to the Puerto Rican seniors who meet up at the popular Bronx location also named Nuyorican Riviera, El Diario reports.

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Guineans Pay Respects to Slain Livery Driver

Guineans Pay Respects to Slain Livery Driver

One thousand Guinean immigrants came out in the Bronx to honor fellow compatriot Aboubacar Bah who lost his life while on the job, reports Hunts Point Express.

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The Bronx’s Little Italy Gets Some Latino Flavor

The Bronx’s Little Italy Gets Some Latino Flavor

A growing Hispanic presence can be felt among the string of restaurants, bakeries and butcher shops that make up Little Italy in the Bronx, reports El Diario.

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A Bangladeshi ‘Living Room’ in the Bronx

A Bangladeshi ‘Living Room’ in the Bronx

A restaurant in Parkchester is contributing to the rise and growth of the Bangladeshi community in the Bronx, reports Real Cheap Eats.

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Hepatitis C Patients Get New Model of Care

Hepatitis C Patients Get New Model of Care

With federal monies, care coordinators and patient navigators will help 2,000 patients.

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Summer Brings Fresh Produce to Northern Neighborhoods

Summer Brings Fresh Produce to Northern Neighborhoods

Vendors populate the streets of Upper Manhattan and the Bronx, bringing fruits and vegetables to neighborhoods often without access to fresh produce, reports Manhattan Times.

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Strength through Samosas

Strength through Samosas

A Bangladeshi women's workers cooperative based in East Harlem is selling samosas to local businesses to economically empower its members, reports Open City.

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Safety Monitors Unwatched in NYCHA Complexes?

Safety Monitors Unwatched in NYCHA Complexes?

Residents of some public housing complexes in the Bronx say expensive security systems have done nothing to deter crime, Mott Haven Herald reports.

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The Faces of the Industrial Bronx

The Faces of the Industrial Bronx

Martine Fougeron's photos of the workers and workplaces of Port Morris and Hunts Point are now on display, reports Hunts Point Express.

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