Archive for November 2011

The Muslim Community Report just launched as both a newspaper and website. FI2w's John Rudolph speaks with the paper's editor, Arao Ameny and publisher Sheikh Moussa Drammeh about the mission and target audience of the new venture.

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The nation’s toughest law against undocumented immigrants is in Alabama.   Now the state is seeing an influx of visitors - people coming from around the country to oppose the law. On Tuesday a group of immigrants who are in the US illegally held a civil disobedience protest at the Alabama State Capitol in Montgomery.   Feet in Two Worlds reporter Aswini Anburajan spoke to protestors who had been arrested and then released by authorities.

On Monday some 10 members of Congress – all Democrats from around the country -will hold a hearing at the Alabama State Capitol to highlight their opposition to the law. It was enacted earlier this year by Alabama’s Republican controlled legislature and signed by Republican Governor Robert Bently. Representative Yvette Clarke expects to be part of the congressional delegation, and she spoke with FI2W's John Rudolph.

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Chinatown in lower Manhattan is not just about great dumplings and shopping. A new hyper-local news website aims to provide a fuller picture of the community and its residents. Jeff Yang, one of the creators of OurChinatown.org, joins FI2W's John Rudolph to talk about the project.

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A lot of people think of Jackson Heights, Queens, as Little India. But it’s a lot more than that. Within just a few square blocks you can find food from virtually every corner of South Asia. As part of our series Food in Two Worlds, we’re in Jackson Heights where the variety of restaurants and food markets tells the story of South Asian immigrants in New York.   On 73rd and 74th Streets off Roosevelt Avenue you can see and taste how people from India, Pakistan, Bangladesh and other countries have made their mark and adapted to life in the U.S.

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