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170 miles of street, 3583 blocks. 226,501 people (American Community Survey) in 9.6 square miles. 69% African American/Black 17% Hispanic (largest group: Puerto Ricans) 5% Asian 40% foreign-born Largest immigrant groups from Jamaica, Haiti, Guyana, South Asia, Dominican Republic, Africa, Trinidad/Tobago, El Salvador, Ecuador, Guatamale, Mexico
“Mwen beni non ou!” (“I Bless Your Name!”). 152,811 NYC Haitians have created a rich variety of faith-based organizations providing music and worship for the soul, great joumou soup (squash) in restaurants, theology books, and radio programs for children.
Brooklyn District 15 was a good time to visit friends in the Russian Jewish community.
In Astoria, Queens we met Brother James Stewart who was still raw in his emotion from attending the funeral of a friend from his former drug-dealing days. After extensive interviews and a visit to Brother James’ old drug-dealing spots in the Bronx, Melissa has filed a story about this man’s remarkable turn-around. Look for it [...]