Archive for the ‘Peoples’ Category
From the Diary of our first foreign correspondent: How sympathetic objectivity helped me in Indonesia
This kind of trust in my sources gave me the courage to leap into uncharted territories.
“We are going to wake our consciousness,” announced Antonio Perez to his three students, “To succeed, we need to learn the higher level of thinking, which is not to think. We need to stop being slaves to our minds.” The attentive adults nodded their heads in agreement as Perez hung each word in the [...]
Want something to do Saturday? SEIS DEL SUR Dispatches from home by six Bronx Boricua photographers – Bronx Documentary Center
4pm Saturday Bronx Documentary Center, 614 Courtland Avenue and 151st St. 20 minutes by 2/5 train to Third Ave and 149th Street. By car: parking next door.
What if the anti-immigrant forces have their way? What would New York City faith look like? What has happened among Brazilian churches gives a clue.
Material objects have never been just symbols of the materialism of the secular city. They have always been the vehicles for religious discussion and moral solidarity.
Police are seeking Miss Cathy Lu as a person of interest in regard to a newborn baby who was abandoned in a housing project yard in Woodside, Queens. Miss Lu lived in the housing project and took care of her terribly ill mother, Mrs. Waiping Lu, until she passed away almost two years ago. [...]
Friday, human rights activist Chen Guangcheng arrived on United Airlines Flight 88 from Beijing to Newark to begin a new life after fleeing house arrest in China. On Saturday he held a press conference in front of his new home in Washington Square Village in New York City. The self-taught legal activist, who campaigned [...]
Mano, a man of quiet demeanor, has an intense fire inside of him to change the world. He came all the way from Burkina Faso, Africa in 2005 to stoke his engine, and his song “Harlem” blazes.
Yesterday, at Malchijah’s Hats on Atlantic Avenue in Crown Heights, they were busy designing fancy head ware for Easter morning.