Meet Jack Tomas, Fi2W’s new Latino blogger. He’ll be contributing posts, often with a satirical flavor, as we count down to the 2012 presidential election.
Traditional gender roles are changing as Haitian American men step into the kitchen. Journalist and chef Nadege Fleurimond brings us this story and podcast as part of our Food in 2 Worlds series.
John Rudolph speaks with Indrani Sen, the new editor of Voices of NY, about the project’s mission and what kind of stories they hope to focus on in the future.
After the 1959 revolution, being gay in Cuba was considered counter-revolutionary. LGBT Cubans were jailed and harassed because of their sexual identity. Listen to the piece Fi2W reporter Von Diaz produced about Lesbian Cubans for our partner Latino USA.
The term “illegal immigrant” was spread across the media this week, as the Supreme Court heard arguments on Arizona’s immigration law. Some say the term is offensive and inaccurate.
This week’s podcast features a story produced by Abdulai Bah for our radio partner WNYC. Bah explains how West African immigrants in the U.S. use free conference-call services—like those used in office meetings—to DJ their own radio shows.
Feet in 2 Worlds took home four Ippies Awards on Thursday night. Five Fi2W journalists received awards for stories broadcast and published in 2011.
Kim Ima – half Jewish, half Japanese – runs the Treats Truck in New York City. She sells Passover sweets as a lucky “Maneki Neko” cat statue looks on.
Rong Xiaoqing, a reporter with the Chinese-language newspaper Sing Tao Daily, is covering the scandal involving NYC Comptroller John Liu.
Entrepreneurial African immigrants are using conference call technology to distribute “radio stations” that can be dialed into from anywhere in the world. Listen to the story Abdulai Bah produced for our partner, WNYC Radio.