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Sistas & Brothas

Sistas & Brothas

Sistas and Brothas United is a non-profit with a mission to generate and motivate young leaders in the Northwest Bronx community.

CUNY’s Immigration Law Certificate Program—the Only One in the Country

CUNY’s Immigration Law Certificate Program—the Only One in the Country

Everyone seems to have an opinion on immigration, but at the CUNY School of Professional Studies, students are doing something about it.

Look Out for Identity Thieves

Look Out for Identity Thieves

They don’t break into your house, but they may rummage through your garbage to take even more valuable assets. Identity thieves commit fraud using personal identification.

The N-Word: Who Has the Right to Use It?

The N-Word: Who Has the Right to Use It?

It makes some comedians funnier, and it makes others terribly offensive – depending on the color of their skin.

Bronx Latinos: No Longer a Minority

Bronx Latinos: No Longer a Minority

For years, Latinos have been called America’s fastest growing minority. But in the Bronx, you can’t say that anymore. Here, they are a slowly growing majority. Latinos are the largest chunk of the Bronx population, although not by a big margin.

Back from Iraq

Back from Iraq

For many war veterans, coming home is about regaining lost time and reconnecting broken links to their lives as civilians.

The Bronx: In Search of a Breath of Fresh Air

The Bronx: In Search of a Breath of Fresh Air

The Bronx has one of the highest asthma hospitalization rates in the country. According to a Lehman College Geographic Information Sciences research team, there is a definite link between asthma hospitalization and air pollution in the Bronx.

9/11 Increases Types of Profiling

9/11 Increases Types of Profiling

Authorities use race, religion, and accents to identify possible criminals. A growing number of Americans say they’ve been profiled.

Women’s Herstory Month

Women’s Herstory Month

African-Americans do it in February. Latinos do it in September and October. Asians do it in May. So, when do women celebrate their history and heritage?