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Tracking NYC’s Pre-K Rollout

Tracking NYC’s Pre-K Rollout

Voices of NY offers maps and data to analyze the new program's first steps. ...

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Documentary Searches for Origins of General Tso’s Chicken

Documentary Searches for Origins of General Tso’s Chicken

"The Search for General Tso" investigates the mysterious origins of a beloved Chinese menu item. ...

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Moroccan Poet Gives Reading in New York

Moroccan Poet Gives Reading in New York

Rachida Madani’s collection "Tales of a Severed Head" begins where One Thousand and One Nights left off. ...

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Shutdown of NYPD Surveillance Unit Welcomed

Shutdown of NYPD Surveillance Unit Welcomed

Muslim and civil rights groups were pleased, but some have lingering worries about the NYPD. ...

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Buddhist Temple Hopes to Draw Young Cambodians

Buddhist Temple Hopes to Draw Young Cambodians

Cambodians come to Wat Jotanaram for prayer, meditation, language instruction and meals. ...

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Being Muslim in Post-9/11 New York

Being Muslim in Post-9/11 New York

Panelists discussed the importance of dialogue to overcome prejudice in a diverse city. ...

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Cross-cultural Poetry Readings Come to Queens

Cross-cultural Poetry Readings Come to Queens

A Romanian American, featured in this video, recited her poetry recently at a bookshop. ...

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Ghost Houses, Home to No One

Ghost Houses, Home to No One

In Mexico, a luxurious house sits empty while its owner toils in the Bronx. ...

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Lady Liberty’s Brush with Deportation

Lady Liberty’s Brush with Deportation

"Liberty: A Monumental New Musical" is a reminder of the forgotten history of a revered American icon. ...

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Let’s Vote: Do We Water the Plants Too?

Let’s Vote: Do We Water the Plants Too?

Worker cooperatives, in which all members have a say, gained attention at recent City Council hearings. ...

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Treasures Lost to Immigration: Young People, Old Skills

Treasures Lost to Immigration: Young People, Old Skills

San Antonio Texcala, Mexico, has become a ghost town after the collapse of its onyx industry. ...

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