Supporters of the Roosevelt Avenue BID haven’t analyzed how local, immigrant-owned businesses may be affected, argues an opinion piece in Queens Latino.
An opinion piece in Queens Latino argues that the recent agreement on the expansion of the 82nd Street BID to Roosevelt Avenue does not take sufficient account of dissenting views.
Failure so far to add the Lunar New Year to the school calendar, participate in Asian-related celebration events, or set foot in Chinatown suggests Mayor Bill de Blasio has been disregarding the Asian community, argues a commentary piece in Sing Tao Daily.
In an opinion piece, Irish Central enumerates the ways in which Mayor Bill de Blasio has “angered” the Irish community in NYC.
In an editorial, World Journal says that many Chinese worry that NYPD officer Peter Liang, indicted by a grand jury for murder, may be made into a scapegoat for racial tensions between the police and Black communities. But the paper warns against a rush to judgment.
In an editorial, Mariel Fiori, managing editor of the Hudson Valley-based publication La Voz, urges immigrants, especially Mexicans and other Latinos, to seek citizenship in 2015.
The Red Hook Star-Revue offers a spirited defense of Carlos Menchaca, who was ousted as co-leader of the Brooklyn City Council delegation on Feb. 5.
An editorial in The Wave expresses disappointment at what Mayor Bill de Blasio had to say about the Rockaways.
The founder of MASA has been denied legal immigration status to the U.S., and Mott Haven Herald’s Bernard L. Stein urges action to help him.
On the anniversary of the earthquake in Haiti, Jean McGianni Celestin writes in the Haitian Times about the parallels between the struggles of the Haitian people and Black communities in the U.S.
New York’s ethnic media has garnered newfound respect in recent years, and now it should get its “fair share” of advertising, Sing Tao Daily’s Lotus Chau writes in an opinion piece.
Assemblymember Robert J. Rodriguez writes in Gotham Gazette that the city should carefully vet plans to sell off a 50 percent stake in six developments.
All lives matter, says Brooklyn Daily Eagle legal editor Charisma L. Troiano, arguing in an opinion piece for a new hashtag, #Accountability.
One college student tells why he marches in the wake of the Ferguson decision, and why he is hopeful for a life of liberty and justice for all, in an opinion piece in The Haitian Times.
An opinion piece in Sing Tao Daily asks: Where is Vision Zero in Chinatown? Four recent traffic deaths there have drawn little attention, unlike a death in a Central Park cycling accident.