Radio Rookies Immigration
Wednesday, December 12, 2012
Wednesday, May 02, 2012
Four Radio Rookies, who are all very recent immigrants from the Caribbean, now attend high school in the heart of what was the epicenter of the Crown Heights riots 20 years ago. But, as newcomers, the Rookies know nothing about the neighborhood’s fraught history.
Wednesday, December 22, 2010
Aired October, 2010. Radio Rookie Helen Peng lives in Flushing, Queens and calls herself an ABC, or American-born Chinese. But a lot of FOBs, or Fresh-off-the-boat Chinese people, also live in her neighborhood. Helen identifies with both the ABC and the FOB cultures and struggles with how to identify herself.
Wednesday, September 15, 2010
Aired September, 2010. The Staten Island Radio Rookies look into what motivates the bias attacks in their community. They wonder whether the beginning of school year will impact the tension in their neighborhood.