Category: Caribbean

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Fi2W on NPR’s The Salt: For Many Caribbean Immigrants, It Wouldn’t Be Christmas Without Black Cake

Fi2W’s food journalism fellow, Katherine Hernandez reported this story for NPR’s The Salt

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‘I’m a Third Culture Kid’ – Stories of Four New Yorkers

Finding their own identity having been raised in a culture different from their parents.

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Dreaming America: Immigrant Business Owners Tell Their Stories

Meet a few of NYC’s many immigrant businesses owners in our latest multimedia collection on Cowbird.

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Podcast: Among Dark-Skinned Immigrants Some See Skin Bleaching as a Path to Success

Christina Berthaud explores the practice of skin-bleaching among Caribbean immigrants in the U.S.

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Growing up Lesbian and Trinidadian in Crown Heights

Natoya Nicholas has been harassed and discriminated against since she came out as a lesbian, especially by other Caribbean natives.

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‘What I Carried’ Volume Six: A Jamaican Bible and a Nepali Calendar

The latest installment of our ‘What I Carried’ collaboration with Cowbird, using sound, photography and text to tell stories about immigrants.

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Food in 2 Worlds™: Audio Postcards about Cuisine, Culture, and Love

Immigrants talk about how they remain connected to their home culture through food.

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Thanksgiving Recipes with Immigrant Flair

Check out three immigrant-inspired side dishes from chefs with diverse backgrounds.

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Natural Hair Gaining Popularity Among African-American & Black Immigrant Women, Except at Work

Black women say they continue to struggle when it comes to having natural hairstyles accepted in the corporate workplace.