Mythili Rao is an associate producer at The Takeaway.
In 1964, The New York Times reported that 28-year-old Kitty Genovese was murdered outside her apartment while dozens of her neighbors did nothing. The real story was a little more complicated.
What’s so funny about being Muslim in America? Depending on who you ask, quite a bit. Inspired by the scope of Al-Jazeera and the irreverence of The Onion, three young Muslim-American men have launched their own culturally flavored fake news publication: The Hummus.
It was at the Solomon Schechter School of Queens that he first made his public debut as a writer. We do a walk and talk through some of his favorite neighborhood haunts.