Results for tag: jackson heights
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April 16, 2019

After nearly 40 years, is ‘home’ still ‘home’, or is it a foreign country, a land full of strangers?

May 5, 2017

Cooking provides a familiar focus, even a break, and the possibility to recreate culture and share it in a part of the world that finds her, and people like her, distasteful.

December 22, 2016

A Jackson Heights boutique is where customers reconnect with their roots and introduce the younger generations to their cultural heritage.

October 21, 2016

Yue saos and postpartum meal services are helping new Chinese mothers in Brooklyn cope with the no-shower, no-cold-drink, no-going-out demands of ‘sitting the month.’

August 23, 2016

One former detainee brings to light the struggle of many asylum?seekers who are languishing in detention centers and facing deadly deportation to the countries they fled from.

October 9, 2015

The Nepalese and Tibetan communities in Jackson Heights mix tradition with modern to keep their heritage alive.

September 26, 2014

Worker-owned cooperatives gain immigrant women more than income. They give them a cure for the “tensions” that harm their physical and mental health.

July 9, 2014

A Queens couple tries to put down roots in their own community and discovers the unwritten discriminatory rules of real estate.

January 28, 2014

In 2012, over half a million stop and frisks took place citywide. Half of these involved persons of color—young men like Nilesh, who are constantly on the lookout for patrolling officers.

September 18, 2013

Suran Song turned a laundromat in Jackson Heights into a space for private reflection. Now she’s inviting her neighborhood to practice yoga in her living room.

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