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Ebola Stigma and ‘Annie Undocumented’

Ebola Stigma and ‘Annie Undocumented’

African, Health, Immigration, Religion October 27, 2014 at 5:07 pm

How has the Ebola hysteria affected the largest Liberian community outside Liberia? CUNY TV’s “Independent Sources” finds out in one of three segments.

An Interfaith ‘Prayer for the World’

An Interfaith ‘Prayer for the World’

Manhattan, Religion October 24, 2014 at 6:12 pm

An interfaith exhibit of life-size sculptures in different poses of prayer from Muslim, Christian and Jewish artists is on view at the Cathedral of Saint John the Divine and featured in a video report from NYCity News Service.

Lady Liberty, Age and Identity, and Helping Domestic Abuse Victims

Lady Liberty, Age and Identity, and Helping Domestic Abuse Victims

History, Manhattan, Women October 23, 2014 at 3:06 pm

Hear how Bartholdi’s Lady Liberty is the inspiration for a new musical in one of three reports on this episode of the CUNY TV show “Independent Sources.”

Luisa Simbaña (Image via Feet in 2 Worlds video)

Capturing Their New Home Through Photography

Culture, Latino, Queens October 22, 2014 at 2:07 pm

A Queens photography class gets Latino immigrants to open their eyes, and lenses, to the beauty of their new surroundings, as captured in a video from Feet in 2 Worlds.

Día de los Muertos at El Museo del Barrio

Día de los Muertos at El Museo del Barrio

Culture, Featured Posts, Manhattan, Mexican, Voices' Picks October 21, 2014 at 3:04 pm

Día de los Muertos, or Day of the Dead, was marked at El Museo del Barrio with face painting, storytelling and performances, as shown in this video.

Performing a ‘Canvas of Words’ in Queens

Performing a ‘Canvas of Words’ in Queens

Culture, Featured Posts, Queens October 17, 2014 at 11:47 am

The art and poetry festival on Oct. 11 focused on preserving identity, culture and history in immigrant communities.

Khumariyaan lead guitarist Sparlay Rawail claps during their performance on Sunday. (Photo by Mohsin Zaheer)

Pashto Music Comes to New York

Culture, Featured Posts, Manhattan, South Asian October 15, 2014 at 6:06 pm

Members of the instrumental group Khumariyaan held their fourth concert of a U.S. tour at the Asia Society in New York on Oct. 12, melding traditional folk music and modern music.

Former Cop Survives Cervical Cancer and Obesity

Former Cop Survives Cervical Cancer and Obesity

Featured Posts, Health, Latino, New York, Women October 15, 2014 at 9:21 am

Patti Murillo Casa is a Latina cervical cancer survivor who is helping Latinas who have received the diagnosis to cope.

‘Invisible No More’ and Eleven-Inch Heels

‘Invisible No More’ and Eleven-Inch Heels

Caribbean, Culture, Health, South Asian October 8, 2014 at 11:29 am

Caribbean identity when it comes to the U.S. Census, art assemblages by a cancer survivor, and “wow factor” shoes in this episode of Independent Sources.

‘Shift Beds’ in Chinatown and a Gender Proud Model

‘Shift Beds’ in Chinatown and a Gender Proud Model

Asian, Health, Immigration, LGBTQ October 7, 2014 at 4:43 pm

CUNY TV’s Asian American Life reports on “shift beds” in Chinatown and Filipina fashion model Geena Rocero’s work on behalf of transgender rights.

Thirty-Five Years of Chinese ‘Waves of Identity’

Thirty-Five Years of Chinese ‘Waves of Identity’

East Asian, History, Manhattan October 6, 2014 at 6:54 pm

Organizers of the “Waves of Identity” exhibition on the Chinese-American experience tell SinoVision that it’s relevant to all, especially a series of “provocative” questions whose answers lie in the exhibition and in one’s own experiences.

‘Minor Infractions’ and Subway Lines by Languages

‘Minor Infractions’ and Subway Lines by Languages

Immigration, New York, Transportation October 3, 2014 at 5:19 pm

In this week’s episode of CUNY TV’s Independent Sources: City efforts to help unaccompanied minors; Secure Communities’ lack of effectiveness; and mapping languages spoken by subway line.

The Exclusion-Inclusion of Chinese Americans

The Exclusion-Inclusion of Chinese Americans

East Asian, History October 2, 2014 at 5:24 pm

The first comprehensive mainstream exhibition about Chinese Americans is on display at the New-York Historical Society, including a look at the first piece of significant legislation restricting immigration to the U.S., reports SinoVision.

A First for Islamic Center of LI

A First for Islamic Center of LI

In the News, Long Island, Muslim October 2, 2014 at 4:39 pm

Pakistani-born Isma Chaudhry will become the first-ever female president of the Islamic Center of Long Island as of Jan. 1, 2015, reports Long Island Press.

Li Daiyun and her brushless paintings make their North American solo debut in SoHo. (Image via SinoVision video)

Painting Without a Brush

Culture, East Asian, Manhattan September 30, 2014 at 3:29 pm

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.