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Haitian diaspora prepares for presidential election

Haitians in the diaspora think that only their increased involvement in the country’s politics will produce progress. But they don’t have the right to vote in the country’s Oct. 25 election, and few expect that to change any time soon.

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Indian curry, made by Bangladeshi hands

Most Mid-range Indian restaurants in New York city, have a Bangladeshi touch to it

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In a changing Harlem, West African vendors struggled to preserve business

In Harlem, some longtime West African vendors are threatened as construction encroaches on their locations.

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Jubilation as New York schools close on Muslim holiday. But what next?

The two most sacred Muslim holy days are now New York City school holidays, but activists say it is just a modest step toward further inclusion of a community facing continued suspicion in America.

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Not all Russians are from Russia

Brighton Beach is considered the Russian capital of the United States, but not every Russian is from Russia. Even so, Ukrainians, Azerbaijanis and other immigrants from the former Soviet Union embrace the Russian label.

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NYC taxi drivers protest against Uber

Medallion taxi owners and drivers speak out about Uber, Lyft and other ride-hailing apps.

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One City, Many Cultures

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

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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.

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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.

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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.

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