Arab Americans should be able to check off a new designation of “Arab” on the 2020 U.S. Census, Linda Sarsour urges in an email, Brooklyn Daily Eagle reports.
Maria Hinojosa talks with Amsterdam News about a new documentary series illustrating her signature “America by the Numbers” analysis of demographic changes across the country.
The Brooklyn Ink captures some of the debate generated by the gentrification-driven changing demographics of Bushwick.
Four decades after Salvadorans began arriving on Long Island, they are gaining political empowerment, El Diario reports.
A restaurant in Parkchester is contributing to the rise and growth of the Bangladeshi community in the Bronx, reports Real Cheap Eats.
Jamilah King of Colorlines visits the Kara Walker exhibit and writes about race, art and viewership.
A piece in La Voz looks at the difference between the two terms and the problems that can arise when using either of them.
Gentrification is not only leaving minorities and the poor with few housing options, but also stripping entire neighborhoods of their Hispanic identity, El Diario/La Prensa reports.
The Belmont BID promotes the Italian traditions of a Bronx neighborhood that is now largely Mexican and Albanian, Norwood News reports.
A growing Chinese population in the Sunset Park section of Brooklyn has created an aesthetic divide by replacing ironwork with stainless steel, reports Open City.
As many as 20 million people may trace their roots to the people interred at the Green-Wood Cemetery, which now offers genealogy research, the Brooklyn Daily Eagle reports.
A new study paints a grim picture of the plight of South Asian youth in New York City, with many living below poverty line and struggling against cultural barriers at home, reports Desi Talk.
Once a vocal opponent of a path to citizenship for immigrants, Congressman Peter King has eased his position on immigration reform, reports El Diario-La Prensa.
Jewish singles and young families are being drawn to the Upper East Side, with its wealth of synagogues and Jewish religious centers, reports The Jewish Week.
Gentrification in popular gay enclaves such as Chelsea and Hell’s Kitchen is driving many same-sex male couples to move to Inwood in Upper Manhattan, reports Northattan.