Egyptian Diaspora

6 segments

As protests continue in Egypt against the regime of Hosni Mubarak, voices from the Egyptian Diaspora in New York react to the ongoing events. And, NPR’s Rachel Martin looks at Washington's response to the situation, and discusses the dismissal of Jordan's government.  Plus: a preview of Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s budget for the state of New York; author Sharifa Rhodes-Pitts looks at Harlem as the center of Black America; a close-up of the Brazilian economy from the perspective of American investors; and the role of the Arab journalists in covering the recent uprisings in Egypt.