African-businesses rises despite the challenges

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The odds are stark, however,African immigrants are making tremendous efforts to settle down in the U.S. With the impressive data on the issue, one may not be wrong to say U.S remains an investment haven for many immigrants.

THE RISE OF MINIMUM WAGE IN THE STATE OF NEW YORK: HOW ARE SMALL BUSINESSES BEING AFFECTED?

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Small business owners are phasing the challenges brought by a legislation signed by Governor Andrew Cuomo that gradually raises the minimum wage to reach $15 per hour in 2019.

In an Industry with Prejudiced Roots, Gowanus’ Triple Diamond Tattoo Parlor Represents Evolution

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One Tattoo parlor in Gowanus is breaking down barriers for tattoo artists.

Chinese Americans Embrace “Cultural Time Capsule” to Celebrate Mid-Autumn Festival

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Chinese American residents in Brooklyn’s Chinatown celebrated the Mid-Autumn Festival by embracing their traditional culture. They want younger generations to take the next torch.

Street Artists Work Together with Commercial Development to preserve Harlem’s Culture

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Legendary mural artist Louis Delsarte and local Harlem nonprofit Creative Art Works work together with commercial development projects to have an open conversation about preserving Harlem’s culture and history.

Routine weekend maintenance on train tracks irks passengers

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New Yorkers contend with subway delays as politicians trade accusations on how to fix the system. The latest statistics revealed that on average more than five million people use the subways to commute during the weekday.

Is Harlem’s Black Identity Disappearing?

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The Black community in Harlem is shrinking due to gentrification. Some habitants who are fearful about the dissapearance of the neighborhood’s Black legacy are trying to preserve it.

Jackson Heights Beautification Group gathers volunteers for a “Fall Cleaning” in the “Green Zone”

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Trash under the BQE in Jackson Heights accumulates every week. Jackson Heights Beautification Group gets together every Saturday to clean neighborhood.