Hear what Afropunk means to different people in this video filmed in Brooklyn at the Afropunk Fest 2015.
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For the past decade, the Flanbwayan Haitian Literacy Project in Brooklyn has been helping Haitian youth new to NYC to adjust to new schools and a new life.
The 2nd Annual Festival of African Cultures, a collaboration between the organization Thirst for Water and the city of Mount Vernon, was held in the Westchester County city on August 8.
An exhibit at the Museum of the City of New York documents the history and influence of hip-hop through photos.
Hundreds gathered in Newark on July 25 for the Million People’s March to protest police brutality.
A rent freeze may help, but for the majority of tenants in New York City’s rent-stabilized units, housing costs remain burdensome.
Warren and Nicolle Pala make biltong out of their New Jersey factory using techniques from their native South Africa and ingredients found stateside.
Carrying banners painted with #1Island and signs stating that “Haitian Lives Matter” and “All Lives Matter,” demonstrators at Union Square rallied against the Dominican Republic’s moves to strip Dominico-Haitians of their Dominican citizenship.
Children performed dances from different cultures at the Brighton Ballet Theater’s annual World of Dance Festival.
Elza Kochueva and her parents say they faced persecution in Russia because of their appearance and religion. They applied for asylum but the odds are stacked against them.
A new anthology gathers the work of the hip hop poets, some of whom offered their work at a recent reading.
Neurologist Olajide Williams turned to the beats and lyrics of hip hop artists to convey important messages to kids about how to be healthy; the program is now used across the country and overseas.
Nepali immigrants in New York continue to work hard to get clothing, medical supplies and other items to the victims of the earthquakes.
Puerto Rican artists explore the history and mythology of vejigante masks.
Eric Glisson has big plans for his Bronx business, Fresh Take Juice Bar, which he started after serving nearly 18 years for a crime he didn’t commit.