Tag: News


Immigrant Activist-artist Engages People in Political Issues with Provocative Art

Camilo Godoy creates art that forces people to interact with immigration, LGBT and HIV justice issues.


Podcast: How To Wear Your Hair? A Potent Question For African & Caribbean Immigrant Women

Beauty, self-confidence and “fitting in” to American culture are factors for black women immigrants when they choose their hair style.


Exploring the Legacy of New York’s First Immigrant

Von Diaz reports for PRI’s The World on the first immigrant to set foot in Manhattan, a Dominican named Juan Rodriguez


Slide Show: In Gentrified Williamsburg, Latino Community Fights to Maintain its Identity

The organization Los Sures is helping local residents deal with gentrification and preserve the area’s Hispanic heritage.


Podcast: What’s in an Accent? Both Opportunity and Barriers for Immigrant Actresses

Immigrant actresses face a struggle getting the roles that they want. Accent classes help them avoid being typecast, but not always in the way you’d think.


Podcast: Subway Artist Lothar Osterburg Re-imagines New York Through Immigrant Eyes

A fantasy vision of New York is on display in subway cars across the city. Meet the German immigrant artists who created the image.

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Tongue Tied: Some Dishes from Back Home Can Leave You Speechless

As part of her exploration of the Puerto Rican cookbook Cocina Criolla, Von Diaz takes on a daunting dish, stuffed beef tongue

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Fear of Frying: A Puerto Rican Cook Confronts Her Culinary Legacy

The first installment as Von Diaz begins cooking her way through Cocina Criolla, the bible of Puerto Rican cooking


Applying Korean Standards to NYC Public Schools, Immigrant Mom Decides Her Kids Need More

For Korean-born Choi Fairbanks, New York City schools are just not rigorous enough.


No Need For Spanglish, Radio Ambulante Finds Other Ways to Bridge Language Divide

The first-ever live event from Spanish-language radio show, Radio Ambulante, included stories from Junot Díaz and Nancy López.