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Will Konkani Survive? One City, Many Cultures White Russian Nostalgia for Their Ancestors An American Welcome for Polish Holocaust Films Coming to America The Endless Pursuit of Fair Skin
 
A story written in Konkani using Devanagari script published on Anandi Kamath's blog. Shloka Kini, GlobalCityNYC.

Will Konkani Survive?

Amit Kantak is a 40-year-old immigrant from India who lives in New Jersey. Growing up in Mumbai, he spoke Konkani at home. It’s one of hundreds of languages spoken in India; globally, about 3 million people speak Konkani.

One City, Many Cultures

Global City NYC reporters explore religious, culinary and cultural traditions in the city's ethnic neighborhoods.

White Russian Nostalgia for Their Ancestors’ Homeland

New York is home to White Russians, many of whom are deeply nostalgic for a country they have never seen -- the Russian homeland of their ancestors.

An American Welcome for Polish Holocaust Films

Almost 70 years after Poland’s last concentration camp closed, the Polish public still grapples with how to think about the Holocaust. And so does Polish cinema, whose most recent examinations of Holocaust stories may be more welcomed abroad than they are at home.

Coming to America

New York City is an ethnic mosaic, the adopted home to newcomers from around the world. Global City NYC reporters tell the stories of how a few of these New Yorkers immigrated to America.

The Endless Pursuit of Fair Skin

Along Harlem’s commercial centers like 125th and 116th Streets, almost every beauty shop and general store sells an assortment of skin-lightening products, many of them popular imports from West Africa.

Jamaicans Share Their Dancehall Tradition With Hip New Yorkers

15 February 2015

  Every Saturday night 760 Rooftop, a venue in midtown Manhattan, is filled with a crowd of 20-somethings and 30-somethings dressed in suits and stilettos. Clubgoers pay $20 each—or as much as $500 for a table—before climbing four flights of stairs to see and be seen in the hip lounge and dance floor area. Among […]

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A story written in Konkani using Devanagari script published on Anandi Kamath's blog. Shloka Kini, GlobalCityNYC.

Will Konkani Survive?

10 January 2015

Amit Kantak is a 40-year-old immigrant from India who lives in New Jersey. Growing up in Mumbai, he spoke Konkani at home. It’s one of hundreds of languages spoken in India; globally, about 3 million people speak Konkani.

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One City, Many Cultures

13 December 2014

Global City NYC reporters explore religious, culinary and cultural traditions in the city's ethnic neighborhoods.

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Posted in Arts and Culture, Bangladeshi, Boroughs, Bronx, Brooklyn, Dominican, Featured, Haitian, Immigration, Indian, Jamaican, Manhattan, Mexican, Nepali, Polish, Queens, Religion, Russian, West African0 Comments

White Russian Nostalgia for Their Ancestors’ Homeland

13 December 2014

New York is home to White Russians, many of whom are deeply nostalgic for a country they have never seen -- the Russian homeland of their ancestors.

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Posted in Brooklyn, Featured, Immigration, Russian, Uncategorized0 Comments

An American Welcome for Polish Holocaust Films

12 December 2014

Almost 70 years after Poland’s last concentration camp closed, the Polish public still grapples with how to think about the Holocaust. And so does Polish cinema, whose most recent examinations of Holocaust stories may be more welcomed abroad than they are at home.

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Posted in Arts and Culture, Featured, Polish0 Comments

Coming to America

08 December 2014

New York City is an ethnic mosaic, the adopted home to newcomers from around the world. Global City NYC reporters tell the stories of how a few of these New Yorkers immigrated to America.

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Posted in Arts and Culture, Bangladeshi, Boroughs, Bronx, Brooklyn, Dominican, Featured, Haitian, Indian, Jamaican, Manhattan, Nepali, Queens, West African0 Comments

The Endless Pursuit of Fair Skin

05 December 2014

Along Harlem’s commercial centers like 125th and 116th Streets, almost every beauty shop and general store sells an assortment of skin-lightening products, many of them popular imports from West Africa.

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Posted in Arts and Culture, Featured, Manhattan, West African0 Comments

A Haitian-American Filmmaker’s Journey Towards the American Dream

05 December 2014

Perri Pierre began his filmmaking career with a story about a Haitian-American trying to find out his mother's fate in Haiti's devastating 2010 earthquake.

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Posted in Arts and Culture, Brooklyn, Featured, Haitian0 Comments

Corona Immigration Clinic Offers Advice, But Little Hope

05 December 2014

Latin Women in Action partnered with the Queens Library to present a free legal clinic on immigration issues to approximately thirty Latinos from Corona, Queens.

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A Nepali Night on the Town

03 December 2014

Hot oil sizzles up from the frying pans that Rekha Shrestha pulls on and off the six burners in front of her at Bhims Café, where she fries up Nepalese rice doughnuts.

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Posted in Arts and Culture, Business, Featured, Nepali, Queens0 Comments

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