Arun Venugopal is a reporter and the creator of Micropolis, WNYC’s multi-platform series examining race, sexuality, religion, street life and other issues that define New York City. He has been with the station since 2005, and has covered a wide range of stories, including the death of Sean Bell, the controversy over the Park 51 mosque and community center and Occupy Wall Street .
Brooklyn Palestinians on Gaza Conflict: 'We're not Cowards'
Friday, July 25, 2014
A late-night encounter outside a mosque, between Muslim worshipers and supporters of Israel, has set residents of Bay Ridge, Brooklyn, on edge. Palestinians in this neighborhood are bracing for more tensions, but many of them support Hamas and say they're trying to hold on to their people's dignity.