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Celebrating Garifuna Heritage with Jazz

Celebrating Garifuna Heritage with Jazz

Hear from members of the Afri-Garifuna Jazz Ensemble about how they keep their cultural heritage alive.

Celebrating the Thai New Year in Queens

Celebrating the Thai New Year in Queens

Culture, East Asian, Featured Posts, Queens, Video April 15, 2015 at 3:23 pm

Thais in Elmhurst marked the three days of Songkran with a water-pouring ritual and by paying respect to their elders.

Trying to Save a Beacon in Fort Greene

Trying to Save a Beacon in Fort Greene

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.

‘Imams for She’ Launched

‘Imams for She’ Launched

Featured Posts, Muslim, Video, Women April 2, 2015 at 12:08 pm

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.

Celebrating the Oldest Yiddish Theater in NYC

Celebrating the Oldest Yiddish Theater in NYC

Culture, Featured Posts, History, Jewish, Manhattan, Video March 25, 2015 at 5:33 pm

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.

Caribbean Dance Comes to Brooklyn

Caribbean Dance Comes to Brooklyn

Caribbean, Culture, Featured Posts, Video March 25, 2015 at 3:38 pm

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.

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#HackHarlem Sparks Ideas

Black, Business, Featured Posts, Manhattan, Technology, Video March 25, 2015 at 3:36 pm

On March 21, #HackHarlem was held for 12 hours to develop ideas for new apps to benefit Harlem.

Preschoolers Learning in Spanish and English

Preschoolers Learning in Spanish and English

Education, Featured Posts, Manhattan, Video, Youth March 24, 2015 at 2:08 pm

La Escuelita on the Upper West Side offers preschoolers bilingual education in Spanish and English.

A Dutch Take on NYC Bike Culture

A Dutch Take on NYC Bike Culture

Culture, Featured Posts, New York, Transportation, Video March 20, 2015 at 3:51 pm

In this video, watch how NYC bike culture is evolving, and note some comparisons with Dutch bike culture.

Ghana’s Independence Day Marked

Ghana’s Independence Day Marked

African, Bronx, Culture, Featured Posts, Video March 12, 2015 at 10:45 am

Ghana’s Independence Day was celebrated by the Ghana Catholic Youth Ministry in the Bronx.

Selma Across the Brooklyn Bridge

Selma Across the Brooklyn Bridge

Black, Brooklyn, Featured Posts, History, Video March 10, 2015 at 2:56 pm

New Yorkers marched across the Brooklyn Bridge to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the march in Selma, AL. In this video, today’s marchers reflect on what it means to them.

Stuck in Little Liberia on SI

Stuck in Little Liberia on SI

In this video, Prince Thompson, who came here from Liberia for back surgery and was forced to remain because of the Ebola outbreak, reflects on his circumstances and life in Little Liberia.

Worrying About FreshDirect in the Bronx

Worrying About FreshDirect in the Bronx

Bronx, Environment, Featured Posts, Video March 5, 2015 at 1:36 pm

In this video a mother and daughter in the South Bronx, both of whom suffer from asthma, consider the consequences of FreshDirect’s move into the neighborhood.

In Queens, a Festive Lunar New Year

In Queens, a Festive Lunar New Year

Culture, East Asian, Featured Posts, Queens, Traditions, Video February 26, 2015 at 5:25 pm

A parade, dance performances and a calligraphy exhibit marked some of the Lunar New Year celebrations in Queens this year.

Public Versus Charter Schools: One Family’s Experience

Public Versus Charter Schools: One Family’s Experience

Brooklyn, Education, Featured Posts, Video February 17, 2015 at 2:57 pm

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.