Articles by yasmin
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When Convictions Follow Immigrants for Life

By Roshan Abraham | May 22, 2018 | Open City

They served their sentences and have rejoined society.
But are convicted immigrants not good enough to stay?

Anatomies of Displacement

By Raad Rahman | May 8, 2018 | Open City

Mapping the geography of personal and political histories

Nepalis Fight for TPS

By Pearl Bhatnagar | April 19, 2018 | Open City

A community braces for a decision that could change thousands of lives in the U.S. and Nepal

Sweeping Away Evil in Chinatown

By Huiying Bernice Chan | March 29, 2018 | Open City

How do Chinatown leaders work towards community preservation in the Year of the Earth Dog?

The Nostalgia of Ordinary Objects

By Nadia Nooreyezdan | March 16, 2018 | Open City

When home is a place you’ve never been, can you visit it through objects?

America Made Me Muslim

By Raad Rahman | March 15, 2018 | Open City

When a singular aspect of your identity is politicized, how do you cope with Islamophobia in Trump’s America?

To be Muslim, Black, and Undocumented

By Sumaya Awad | March 6, 2018 | Open City

How Trump’s threat to end DACA almost extinguished one DREAMer’s hope of becoming a teacher

Coming Full Circle at West Point

By Mike Hong | February 13, 2018 | Open City

How a young Chinese American followed in his
great-grandfather’s footsteps 112 years later

What happens after torture?

By Raad Rahman | November 14, 2017 | Open City

While America’s most storied hospital welcomes survivors, your body protests: what did it survive?

A New Resistance in Brooklyn’s
‘Little Palestine’

By Sumaya Awad | October 6, 2017 | Open City

Bay Ridge group pushes back vs. Islamophobia
sans politicians and beyond electoral cycles.

A Filipino Pop-Up Library in Queens

By Yasmin Adele Majeed | September 26, 2017 | Open City

From Bulosan to Hagedorn, this mobile library celebrates Filipinx American literature

Wall to Wall

By Rong Xiaoqing | February 21, 2017 | Open City

Why Donald Trump is so wrong about comparing his planned U.S. border wall with the Great Wall of China.

Savoring the Motherland at Home

By Rahima Nasa | January 13, 2017 | Open City

Two Bangladeshi New Yorkers share their culture with their city and empower their community through their new street food pop-up.

Jackson Heights: Unearthing the People’s Struggle

By Jai Dulani | December 20, 2016 | Open City

Community organizers have created a walking tour of Jackson Heights that focuses on the experiences of the immigrants who live in the neighborhood.

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