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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

Your Kids Need Hub! They Need Love: Arab Women Rise [Part 2]

By Humera Afridi | September 14, 2017 | Open City

Arab mothers and grandmothers in Bay Ridge discover that in a new country, there are new ways to care for their families, their community, and themselves

Immigration of the Dead

By April Xu | September 8, 2017 | Open City

Rather than fly to China to visit their departed loved ones, a growing number of Chinese Americans are opting to bring their family members’ remains to the U.S.

These Streets are Ours Too: Arab Women Rise (Part 1)

By Humera Afridi | September 1, 2017 | Open City

Arab mothers and grandmothers in Bay Ridge speak out and fight back.

1948

By Malaika Tapper | August 29, 2017 | Open City

An 11-year-old boy was forced to grow up fast when occupying Israeli soldiers seized his tiny Palestinian village.

Dragon Ladies

By Mike Hong | August 11, 2017 | Open City

They had to endure racial and gender injustices. But these three are now the faces of the growing political clout of Asian American women.

From Prison Chaplain
to Imprisoned Chaplain

By April Xu | July 14, 2017 | Open City

One moment he was ministering to Muslim prisoners at Guantanamo. The next, he was arrested, detained and threatened with execution.

When the First Generation Dies

By Roja Heydarpour | June 29, 2017 | Open City

Faced with the sudden death of a loved one, Muslim immigrants — after a secular lifetime in America — cross this final frontier of assimilation.

The Ice Cream That Never Melts

By Rong Xiaoqing | June 26, 2017 | Open City

This Chinatown ice cream shop refuses to melt, despite pressure from past gang violence and heat from present gentrification debates.

The Battle for Chinatown

By Rong Xiaoqing | June 2, 2017 | Open City

Two contending schools of thought on rezoning continue to divide Chinatown. And the neighborhood might be running out of time.

Stumping for Trump

By Mike Hong | May 10, 2017 | Open City

They are not non-college, white, working-class men, but they campaigned and voted for Trump.

Collateral Damage

By Sarah K. Khan | April 25, 2017 | Open City

“Surviving Surveillance, Catering to America”: A mother copes with the unjust arrest and incarceration of her son.

The First Chinatown on the East Coast

By April Xu | April 7, 2017 | Open City

Several Chinese workers who helped build the Central Pacific Railroad found refuge in Belleville, NJ.

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.

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