The Feb. 25 episode of “Independent Sources” is dedicated to Bedford Stuyvesant, which reported the largest percentage increase of whites in the city between 2000 and 2010. What is driving the arrival of the newcomers? How are the changes affecting longtime Black residents?
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A parade, dance performances and a calligraphy exhibit marked some of the Lunar New Year celebrations in Queens this year.
“Independent Sources” explores a recent report that finds the state is failing to keep up with the demand for ESL classes, and a book that pays homage to a relatively unknown Black artist who was active in fighting for civil rights.
The Chinese Consulate in NYC will have a new WeChat social media account to keep Chinese residents and visitors informed, the consul general announced at a New Years celebration, reports SinoVision.
In this episode of CUNY TV’s “Independent Sources”: The president’s executive action could provide health care to hundreds of thousands of immigrants in NYS; the not-so-radical roots of Boko Haram; and a festival celebrating Black independent filmmakers.
Learn what the parents of children in one Brooklyn family have to say about the merits of public versus charter schools in this video by Bianca Flowers.
The a cappella group Zulal performs and discusses the meaning and importance of Armenian folk songs in this video.
In this month’s “Asian American Life,” Cho Jin-Hye describes being tortured at the hands of her North Korean captors; remembering civil rights activist Yuri Kochiyama; a visit to the largest Chinese department store in NY; and a button shop that also serves as a contemporary art gallery.
View artwork from the global African diaspora and hear what some artists had to say about their work in this video on the After Afropolitan exhibit in Brooklyn.
The comedy sketch group Room 28, with Latino roots, wants to entertain people of all backgrounds with their humor, on display Feb. 13 and 14 in East Harlem.
On this episode of “Independent Sources,” Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito talks about the municipal ID as a benefit for all New Yorkers. And the co-directors of the Ethiopian-American film “Woven,” discuss its universal themes of “forgiveness, love and loss.”
Step inside a yarmulke store in Brooklyn and learn “everything you wanted to know about Jewish headgear” in a video and accompanying article from The Jewish Daily Forward.
Grass-roots organizers and civil rights activists met Jan. 30 at The Gathering to discuss ways to promote and sustain the movement Black Lives Matter.
SinoVision speaks to Chinese MFA student Lisha Jiang about perceptions of comic illustrations and creating them for a living in the U.S. and China.
Two Hasidic women form the alternative rock band “Bulletproof Stockings” performing at venues around New York.