All adoptive parents face different challenges raising their kids. Race, race relations and civil rights issues in transracial families can be a touchy issue, where the right answer isn’t always black or white.
Astoria votes overwhelmingly democratic. For republicans here, the fight isn’t just about overcoming odds, but reaching out to a foreign-born populace.
New York’s melting pot quickly Americanizes many immigrant cultures. Private schools in Queens offer Muslims an option when it come to retaining Islamic tradition.
Small examples of religious tolerance exist despite the ongoing national and often international turmoil dominating the airwaves. Astoria, Queens, is home to 23rd Avenue, a stretch of road on which both a mosque and a church reside within a block of each other.