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The Untold Stories of Early Chinese Americans

Chinese American: Exclusion and Inclusion, an exhibit that opened at the New York History Society this week, explores the Chinese American saga as a key part of American history.

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East Harlem Prepares for Fight Against Luxury Development

Many East Harlem residents are protesting a luxury high-rise development at the site of a shopping center in their neighborhood.

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You Say Malcolm X Blvd., They Say Lenox

Many West African immigrants choose not to call Harlem’s streets by their official commemorative names, even though their old names are not on any street signs.

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Guillermo Linares: On the Comeback Trail

In reclaiming the New York Assembly seat he vacated two years ago, Guillermo Linares is hoping to also reclaim the trust of Dominicans in his Upper Manhattan district.

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East Harlem Takes Budget Into Its Own Hands

East Harlem residents met last night to debate how $1 million should be spent in their neighborhood as part of the city’s participatory budgeting initiative.

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Modi´s Madison Square Garden Visit Draws Opposition

Outside Madison Square Garden on Sunday supporters and protestors from the Indian American community argued about whether Prime Minister Narendra Modi is a Hindu hero or an international villain.

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Will Eid Holy Days Become School Holidays?

New York City Muslims want Eid holy days to become school holidays.

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Mohammed Abdou

The Hustler

Middleman, bike renter, exporter, mechanic—Mohammed Abdou makes it in New York.

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Gallice Jr.

Will Rhyme For Change

These West African immigrants rap with purpose.

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Ukrainian restaurant still thriving in New York’s East Village

Veselka has evolved with the times in order to remain an East Village staple–even though most Ukrainians have left the area.

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