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Transgender Latinas’ Fight to End Discrimination

Transgender Latinas’ Fight to End Discrimination

Transgender Latinas' fight to end discrimination by Daniela Castro, Samantha Lee and Rheaa Rao Like many immigrants, Aury Martinez, 43, left Mexico at the age of 23 in search of a better life. However, unlike many immigrants, Martinez is transgender. She came to the...
Crackdown on chemicals is hurting U.S.-India trade

Crackdown on chemicals is hurting U.S.-India trade

The Food and Drug Administration’s (FDA) chemical crackdown in food and other products may be impacting the U.S.’s trade relations with India. Trade relations between the U.S. and India were set to improve after the governments discussed deepening bilateral trade...
Cultural remnants of African-American contribution in Brooklyn

Cultural remnants of African-American contribution in Brooklyn

During the November 2015 board meeting of community board two (North Brooklyn), Council Woman Laurie Cumbo brought up an interesting discussion when she was embroiled in a controversy about co-naming streets. She claimed that she didn’t know of any remnants of...