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How Chinese American Women
Changed U.S. Labor History

By Huiying B. Chan | May 1, 2019 | Open City

Women workers and organizers remember staging the massive 1982 Garment Strike in Chinatown

The Give and The Take

By Hannah Bae | April 23, 2019 | Open City

How caring for children is helping me reckon with my own childhood abuse.

Coming Home

By Syma Mohammed | April 16, 2019 | Open City

After nearly 40 years, is ‘home’ still ‘home’, or is it a foreign country, a land full of strangers?

Baklava that Tastes Like Home

By Maryam Mir | April 9, 2019 | Open City

For this Syrian baker in Brooklyn, his ingredients are just like old friends — the kind that sit comfortably with you, in both silence and celebration.

Left on 86th

By Mohamad Saleh | April 2, 2019 | Open City

What is it about Bay Ridge that makes it a place where white supremacists and Arabs, and other religious, linguistic and ethnic groups could live together side-by-side?

#MeToo: The Conversation on Gender

By Vamika Sinha | March 7, 2019 | Open City

Gender-based violence and gender inequality remain pervasive in both personal and public spheres.

Where South Asian Men Process Trauma

By Roshan Abraham | November 8, 2018 | Open City

Men are standing side by side with women in the struggle
to stop domestic violence and toxic masculinity.

Mapping Displacement
and Resistance in Sunset Park

By Huiying Bernice Chan | November 1, 2018 | Open City

How arts and tech can preserve intergenerational neighborhood stories and fight back against gentrification.

Malcolm Lives in Harlem

By Sarah Moawad | September 25, 2018 | Open City

A community’s struggle to define and uplift the legacy of Malcolm X.

Just When You Thought You Were Safe

By Ashley Somwaru | September 4, 2018 | Open City

Under Trump, there are no closed deportation cases.
Only deportation cases.

Bay Ridge Loses a Primary
but Gains a Movement

By Aber Kawas | August 29, 2018 | Open City

In his last sermon in Bay Ridge, Fr. K reminds an energized community that theirs is not a one-person movement.

Midwood Magic: A Coney Island Philanthropy of Hope

By Humera Afridi | July 26, 2018 | Open City

Seeking a panacea from life’s turmoils, immigrants flock to an unassuming Sufi in Brooklyn.

Tying a Future Together in America

By Ashley Somwaru | July 9, 2018 | Open City

An Indo-Carib couple’s tale: When pursuing dreams give way to raising a family in NYC

How to Start Your Family Roots Search

By Huiying Bernice Chan | July 3, 2018 | Open City

Here are some tips from a Chinese American New Yorker who went to Toisan, China to trace their parents’ roots.

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