Author: Peter McDermott
Bio: Peter McDermott was born and raised in Dublin, Ireland, and has lived in Queens, New York, since 1993. He has been an associate editor at the Irish Echo since 2004.
Posted on: 31 May 2012
Peter McDermott, associate editor of The Irish Echo, says that the recent attacks on the Rev. Jeremiah Wright are evidence of a double standard applied to African Americans and other traditionally marginalized groups.
Posted on: 13 Sep 2011
Through Story Studio, an innovative ESL program operating in five public middle schools in NYC, immigrant children learn English through telling personal stories they have developed, written and illustrated themselves.
Posted on: 20 Jul 2011
Pauline O’Brien came to the U.S. when she was 19 years old. Today she’s the assistant principal of a NYC high school with a large immigrant population. Listen to her story.