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Being Gay and Indian in New York

Posted on 13. Dec, 2010 by .

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Many LGBT Indians come to the United States to escape the pressures they have faced in India. Not all have legal residency.

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Art of the U.S./Mexico Border

Posted on 21. May, 2010 by .

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A penitentiary sits at the bottom of Bedel Tiscareno’s painting, “Justice.”  It represents 52 Mexican nationals on death row in the United States who don’t have access to counsel from the Mexican government. A portrait of George Bush is at the top, but labeled Malinche, who was a concubine to Spanish conqueror Hernando Cortes and […]

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May Day: Immigrant Rights Protest-Live Blog

Posted on 01. May, 2010 by .

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Reporter: Amy Yensi Today, May 1, 2010, there is a protest against the new Arizona law sb1070, starting at 12 p.m. There are protests in several other cities around the country. The New York City rallies will happen at Union Square, 14th St and Foley Square at Thomas Paine Park. The protesters feel the legislation […]

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Bollywood Yoga: An Alternative Style of Exercise

Posted on 22. Apr, 2010 by .

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Is Bollywood Yoga changing the way people exercise? Well for many New Yorkers, it is. The term “Bollywood” refers to the Indian film industry. One of the most popular aspects of these films is the dancing, which brings customary Indian steps to a more contemporary level. And in preparation for this dancing, Indian men and […]

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City Leaders Encourage Citizens, Immigrants To Complete Census

Posted on 19. Mar, 2010 by .

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Follow live updates on the event @anniebyrnes on Twitter. I’ll have post updates by the speakers in attendence about the Census. City and state leaders came together at the CUNY Graduate School of Journalism to encourage New Yorkers to mail in their forms for the 2010 Census. The census determines the amount of Federal funding […]

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Live coverage of the 2010 Census press conference

Posted on 19. Mar, 2010 by .

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City officials and community advocates launched their 2010 Census campaign on Friday to urge New Yorkers to be counted.  New York City Comptroller John Lui and Public Advocate Bill de Blasio, along with community organizers discussed their efforts to remind all new Yorkers, even those without status to participate. “For every person legal or illegal who chooses […]

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My Photo Project

Posted on 05. Jan, 2010 by .

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(click on slideshow to see info) The Union Square Holiday Market opens every year from November-December for the Holiday Season. For more info on the holiday market as well as other markets in New York City, click here.

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Lessons From a First Semester Grad Student

Posted on 30. Dec, 2009 by .

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As my first semester of grad school is over..I have learned so much. Some good, some bad, some funny, some so sad it’s funny. I can say, graduate school through me for a shock. I didn’t expect that my days of grasping everything at my undergraduate, Syracuse University, wouldn’t prepare me for grad school, but […]

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Conflict Photojournalist 'Zoriah' On The Changing World Of Photojournalism

Posted on 21. Dec, 2009 by .

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Zoriah Miller, 35, is one of the top conflict photojournalists in the world.  He has been capturing controversial images in war zones all over the world for over 10 years. After taking photos of marines that had been killed in a June 26, 2008 suicide attack in Iraq, Zoriah, as he is known professionally, was […]

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Is it libel?

Posted on 18. Dec, 2009 by .

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FOX News personality Bill O’Reilly believes Law & Order was out of order last week when a recent script for the show grouped him with Rush Limbaugh and Glenn Beck in an unflattering way. A character on the Dec. 9 episode of Law & Order: Special Victims Unit called the three popular commentators “a cancer […]

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