A growing number of second-generation Puerto Ricans and Dominicans are crossing cultures through marriage – becoming part of the new “DominiRican” generation.
Amid the ongoing demographic shift in Fort Greene, the Urban Bush Women dance troupe has been serving the community for 25 years.
The Brooklyn neighborhood has long been known for its Italian traditions. But a new wave of French immigrants is transforming this community into Little Paris. Will the newcomers stay?
Fewer than half of New York City residents were born in New York State. Check out some interviews with New Yorkers who started life outside New York.
Ugandans, in New York and in Africa, are trying to bring attention to the murder of gay activist David Kato.
The Bangladeshi population in the southeast Bronx leaped 137 percent in the last decade. Mohammed Mujumder, who arrived in the U.S. 22 years ago, advises recent immigrants on everything from finding a job to applying for government health benefits.
For the last 20 years, Sofika Zielyk has been making Ukrainian Easter eggs, known as “pysanky,” in her East Village studio, a craft she learned from her mother.
Revelers celebrated Holi, India’s festival of colors, by smearing each other with colored powder. The rite is a sign of spring – and of New York’s growing Indian community.
A coalition is pushing for passage of the New York Dream Act, which would help undocumented immigrants to get in-state tuition at New York colleges and health care, among other services.
Kalunga, an Afro-Dominican/Haitian music group, draws upon once-forbidden rhythms to bring some New Yorkers closer to their roots.