This edition: 2014 Year in ReviewTweet
Original tape date: December 29, 2014.
First aired: December 31, 2014.
On this edition of Independent Sources hosted by Abi Ishola we look back at some of our favorite stories of 2014, including the profile of Seneca Village, the first African American settlement in New York that Central Park was built over. We also highlight the boom of Pakistani immigrants moving to the Bronx away from their traditional enclave in Queens. Then we hear about an after school program thats grooming future scholars and soccer stars.
Amalina Aman Modest Fashion Designer
Leon Bleckman Congregant, Beis Menahem of Parkchester
Cynthia R. Copeland Adjunct Professor & Public Historian, New York University
Michaela Angela Davis Cultural Critic/Image Activist
Sheikh Moussa Drammeh Imam and Founder, Islamic Cultural Center of North America
Prof. Nancy Foner, Ph.D. Distinguished Professor of Sociology, Hunter College/CUNY
Devorah Halberstam Mother of Ari Halberstam
Liaquat Hussain Real Estate Agent
Nailah Lymus CEO, UnderWraps Agency
Mushky Notik Co-Founder, Mimu Maxi
Abbus Shahid Community Activist
Andrew So Founder, South Bronx United
Patricia Tomasulo Community Organizer
Mamadou Junior Traoré High School Student