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Africans immigrants add their own flavor to the South Bronx

African immigrants overcome a history of discrimination to establish a lively presence in the Bronx.

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Subway candy seller makes $150 a day

This candy seller has been hawking M&M’s on the D train for 14 years.

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Running for president of the Dominican Republic–from the South Bronx

A Bishop and real estate manager running for president of the Dominican Republic, from a Bronx salsa club.

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The ecstasy and the agony of Ethiopian marathoners

Kenyans and Ethiopians triumph in the largest NYC Marathon with 47,107 runners. The Bronx’s Fikadu Lemma is already thinking about 2012.

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Evacuation expert fights to rescue Morrisania

Her community’s emergency preparedness means everything to Maria Forbes, who has been a staunch advocate for resource entitlement since she was 13.

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Turning unemployment into time well spent

When Nilka Martell lost her job last December, she looked to volunteer work to fill the void. But she could never have imagined how she would transform her street in the Bronx.

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Landlord ordered to pay tenant $33,000

A Bronx woman is due to collect more than $33,000 from her landlord, after she was overcharged on her rent for nearly three years.

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Struggling to keep Soundview healthy

Nutrition support from Soundview Health Center saved this Bronx grandmother’s life. With the center under threat of closure, others might not be so lucky.

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