Artist Jacqui Rêgo gets personal about love, sex, and the commodification of immigrant women in the age of Trump

JUNE 24th
 

 

 

 

The surreal and magical photography of Karim Kassem.  24 apartments in 5 months and one eye on New York. 

"I was ten years old, when my birth country gained independence after a brutal nine-month war." How one immigrant sees the freedoms of Bangladesh and The United States.

One Immigrant actor’s experience on the Emmy Award winning television show We Are New York



Stories from previous weeks:

Bodega Stories

"These small spaces felt like home to me, and the stories I heard from the people in them drew me in even more."  Interviews with the Regulars

Shared Language

An interview:  Nur Bepary does not need English to run his successful auto-repair shop. Instead he has tapped into the diversity of Queens with a staff and loyal customers from around the world who have all made NYC home. 

Neighbors

“That’s a four.”
“That’s a six!”

I am 13 years old and I am playing cricket. I’ve discovered that when I make a hit, I can
get some decent distance. I seldom make the hit....

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WRITING FROM AROUND THE WEB

  • This Land Is Our Land: Young Immigrant Musicians Reinvent A Classic -NPR
     
  • Nigerian-American Tomi Adeyemi’s ‘Children of Blood and Bone’ -Teen Vogue
     
  • Afghan Girls Robotics Team Finally Allowed To Enter US For Competition -IFL Science
     
  • In America, saying thank you is routine. In India, it can be insulting. -The Atlantic
     
  • Latina Immigrants Raise $30 Million Venture Fund -Huffington Post
     
  • Kenzo Designer Humberto Leon Pens an Open Letter About Identity Politics - TeenVogue
     
  • Immigrants revitalize Detroit -The Detroit News
     
  • Immigrant Triumph at the Oscars of American Fashion -The NYTimes

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