A new exhibit at the Longwood Art Gallery at Hostos trains its lens on motherhood, sexuality, immigration and race through the eyes of seven Bronx women of color.
The Masjid Ebun Abass Mosque on the corner of Alexander and Third avenues was damaged by BB pellet shootings during the holy period of Ramadan. The police have classified the acts of vandalism as hate crimes and the mosque is now being guarded around the clock by officers from the 40th Precinct.
The South Bronx Independent Artists Coalition joined forces with both local and international artists to present the first South Bronx Open Studio Tour in May, opening the doors to artist studios and galleries across Mott Haven and Port Morris.
The family is one of a growing number of Honduran immigrants with mixed immigration status who could be split by deportation or return together to a country that no longer feels like home. About 3,000 Hondurans in New York City are under Temporary Protection Status (TPS), a protection from deportation that allows immigrants to work in the U.S. after a natural disaster or armed conflict, according to city data.