The largest Russian speaking community in North America was hit hard by Hurricane Sandy. Aaron Leaf went to Brighton Beach to talk to people cleaning up after the storm.
Defending Islam against an anti-Muslim video as well as anti-U.S. violence in the Middle East.
Journalist Aaron Leaf explores some of the hottest Caribbean flavors along Brooklyn’s Nostrand Avenue for Food in 2 Worlds ™.
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.
The Dominican Republic holds presidential and congressional elections on Sunday. This year three women are running for vice president, which is awakening interest in the election among Dominican women in New York. A story from our partner El Diario/La Prensa.
Analysts say the president’s stance on marriage equality will be overshadowed by his reputation on the economy and immigration reform in the eyes of Latino voters.
Community activists in a Brooklyn neighborhood with a diverse immigrant population are trying to translate the Occupy movement’s goals into local action.
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.
If you’re looking for the center of community life for Polish immigrants in Brooklyn you should check out the local pharmacy. This story, produced in 2005, was Ewa Kern-Jedrychowska’s public radio debut.
At P.S. 24 in Sunset Park, Brooklyn kids, parents and teachers praise the school’s dual language curriculum. But many students under-perform on standardized tests, and the school got less-than-stellar grades in its report card.