Asian Americans gathered to discuss the legacy of Vincent Chin, a Chinese American man whose tragic death 30 years ago served as a rallying point for pan-Asian American activists.
A look at two races in NY’s rare June primary where immigrant voters played a significant role.
In the tightly contested primary race for New York’s 6th Congressional District, Grace Meng is hoping Asian Americans will go to the polls and make her the first Chinese American to represent New York in Congress.
Theresa Loong’s documentary about her father, Paul Loong, will air on PBS stations this weekend. She sent us a reporter’s notebook about the making of the film.
Countless Chinese American daughters probably sighed when the ZuckerChan nuptials were announced. Because they knew they’d be getting a call from their mothers wondering why they weren’t more like her. An essay by Yin Wai from BuzzFeed.
Chinatown’s economy is in transition as bus companies, wedding services and food production soar, serving communities across the northeast.
A growing number of religious activists within the larger Occupy Wall Street movement are urging their flocks to see the connection between faith and action. Juan Carlos Ruiz, a Mexican immigrant who assists a Lutheran parish in Sunset Park, is one of them.
To showcase the best New York City journalism in languages other than English published last year, Voices of NY is running translations of articles that won 2012 Ippies Awards.
Community activists in a Brooklyn neighborhood with a diverse immigrant population are trying to translate the Occupy movement’s goals into local action.
Rong Xiaoqing, a reporter with the Chinese-language newspaper Sing Tao Daily, is covering the scandal involving NYC Comptroller John Liu.