Korean American Civic Empowerment is campaigning for the community to get behind a congressional bill that would give work visas to Korean professionals, according to a New York Ilbo editorial.
Better police training won’t fix the broken windows policy, which is deeply flawed, argues sociologist Mike Rowan in an opinion piece in City Limits.
Modest clothing is an “opportunity rather than a restriction,” states a piece in The Jewish Daily Forward, an all-too-familiar fact to conservatively-dressed, observant women.
A NYC small-business owner comments on costs, including those associated with the paid sick leave law, in an opinion piece interview in Gotham Gazette.
An op-ed in The Lo-Down describes changes in Lower Manhattan as emblematic of the city’s “disjointed economy” and urges efforts to overcome divisions between the homeless and the needy, and city residents who have insulated themselves.
Delay and neglect in NYC hospitals need to be addressed.
A Chinese “philanthropist” misunderstands the nature of giving, and is himself misunderstood, according to an essay in Sing Tao Daily.
Today’s U.S. team could take inspiration from a stunning upset 64 years ago in Brazil.
Freddy Castiblanco, a prominent local businessman in Jackson Heights takes the city to task for targeting small businesses in an op-ed piece in Queens Latino.
Brooklyn’s numerous historic districts do not appear to have slowed the borough’s development, Brooklyn Daily Eagle notes.
African Americans must regain control of their children’s education, argues David Mark Greaves of Our Time Press, in an editorial written after the death of Maya Angelou.
Rural Chinese immigrants to the U.S. transformed into legend the person who helped them escape poverty.
Jamilah King of Colorlines visits the Kara Walker exhibit and writes about race, art and viewership.
As SUNY’s Long Island College Hospital approaches its planned closing date, Brooklyn Daily Eagle urges speedy action before the buildings become empty and the community loses health care service.
The Wave reports that local Councilman Donovan Richards is eager to move ahead with Arverne East, but its editorial page raises some red flags about affordable housing.