Members of the DanceAfrica troupe and the Balé Folclórico da Bahia explored Afro-Brazilian roots and traditions at the Weeksville Heritage Center in Brooklyn May 19.
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May 19 would have been the day that President Obama’s immigration relief program took effect, but it is stalled in the courts. Protestors rallied for — and against — in Lower Manhattan.
The United Business Cooperative supports and educates local immigrant entrepreneurs in the food industry, as new clientele and businesses move in to Upper Manhattan and the Bronx.
The Muslim Community Network helps Muslims in the city with various programs, and also conducts interfaith activities to help promote understanding.
People at Union Square talked about language, and commented on the damage and power of words used in the mainstream media.
The Coalition to Preserve Reggae Music celebrated 10 years with performances from female reggae artists at the Brooklyn Center for the Performing Arts on April 25.
Armenians observed the 100th anniversary of the Armenian genocide at events across New York City.
Hear from members of the Afri-Garifuna Jazz Ensemble about how they keep their cultural heritage alive.
Thais in Elmhurst marked the three days of Songkran with a water-pouring ritual and by paying respect to their elders.
Fort Greene Council, which serves both seniors and the young, is in danger of losing its lease. Politicians and community members are rallying to save it.
Coinciding with the 59th session of the Commission on the Status of Women at the UN, a new global initiative, “Imams for She,” was launched in New York.
The National Yiddish Theatre Folksbiene celebrates its 100th year as the oldest Yiddish theater in NYC. Its executive director and artistic directors explain its history – and talk about “the next century” – in this video.
The National Dance Theatre Company of Jamaica came to the Brooklyn Center for the Performing Arts with a number of works on March 21-22.
On March 21, #HackHarlem was held for 12 hours to develop ideas for new apps to benefit Harlem.
La Escuelita on the Upper West Side offers preschoolers bilingual education in Spanish and English.