Wednesday, 1 October 2014

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Modi Promises Lifetime Visa for Indian Americans

Modi Promises Lifetime Visa for Indian Americans

Indian Prime Minister Modi's promise to change visa policy and his vision for the country's future have energized the community in the U.S. But the enthusiasm has not dampened the spirits of his critics, reports Gotham Gazette and News India Times.

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Painting Without a Brush

Painting Without a Brush

A video report from SinoVision takes viewers to "The Grid," an exhibition of Beijing artist Li Daiyun, who relinquished control to the paint, letting it find its own direction.

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Women March in NYC Against Domestic Violence

Women March in NYC Against Domestic Violence

Over 300 women marched, dressed in wedding gowns, in the 14th Annual Brides' March against domestic violence last week, El Diario reports.

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Pakistan’s Political Divide on Display in NYC

Pakistan’s Political Divide on Display in NYC

Opposition and government supporters staged noisy rallies as Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif addressed the U.N.

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The Brides’ March: A Call To End Domestic Violence

The Brides’ March: A Call To End Domestic Violence

A woman reflects on how an abusive husband destroyed her family as Latinas participate in the 'Brides' March' against domestic violence, El Diario reports.

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Costumed Characters Demand Respect

Costumed Characters Demand Respect

Costumed characters at Times Square are organizing to be treated with respect and not harassed by the police, Diario de Mexico reports.

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Riffing at ‘Pueblo Harlem’

Riffing at ‘Pueblo Harlem’

Afro Latin Jazz and salsa dancing marked the celebration at the Harlem School of the Arts.

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Big Reception Planned for Indian Prime Minister in NYC

Big Reception Planned for Indian Prime Minister in NYC

Indian community is throwing an unprecedented reception for Prime Minister Narendra Modi at the Madison Square Garden but his critics plan a protest, reports News India Times.

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Thousands Show up at African American Parade

Thousands Show up at African American Parade

For marchers at the African American Day Parade, social justice concerns ranked higher than climate change on the community's agenda, reports Brooklyn Brief.

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Collecting Books for Child Migrants

Collecting Books for Child Migrants

A bookstore owner and a professor teamed up to collect and distribute books to child migrants from Central America, Colorlines reports.

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Hot Bread Kitchen Bakes Up Nourishing Futures

Hot Bread Kitchen Bakes Up Nourishing Futures

The success of Hot Bread Kitchen is attributed to its all-immigrant staff and founder Jessamyn Rodriguez, who tells The Jewish Daily Forward that being Jewish has instilled in her the values behind the initiative.

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