From Tango in New York to Belly Dancing in Detroit, this episode of the Fi2W podcast brings you our radio stories about dance in immigrant communities.
A gym in Southwest Detroit serving the Mexican immigrant community has cultivated a star, 18 year old Erick De Leon. But as a non-citizen, De Leon’s opportunities are limited.
Two great radio pieces reflect the diversity of stories being produced by our reporters.
The demand for Mexican food has stimulated entrepreneurship and economic growth in Detroit.
Rima Fakih was born in Lebanon. Representing the state of Michigan, she took the crown at the Miss USA contest on Sunday night.
If you want to make a living as a belly dancer, Detroit is the place to be, according to the latest radio piece by Fi2W and WDET reporter Martina Guzman.
Arab community groups in Detroit that stepped up to help thousands of Iraqi refugees settle in the area now say they are overwhelmed by the task of assisting them. They also say they get little to no support from the local, state or federal governments.
Feet in 2 Worlds reporter Martina Guzmán reported Thursday on WDET’s Detroit Today on, “techno artists who once spun records in Detroit basements, abandoned warehouses and after-hours clubs and are now considered royalty on the electronic dance club circuit in…
Non-profit group Haiti Outreach, based out of St. Blase Church on Detroit’s east side, sends physicians and medical supplies to Mirebalais, a remote town in Haiti. In a new piece for Detroit public radio’s Detroit Today show, Feet in 2…
Nationally-syndicated radio show Latino USA featured one of FI2W reporter Martina Guzmán’s recent pieces this weekend. You can listen to it here: [audio:http://www.utexas.edu/coc/kut/latinousa/stationservices/podcast/2009/02/0206_01_lusa_podcast.mp3] From Latino USA‘s website: “The numbers are bad, and they just keep coming. Home Depot reports 7,000…