Despite childhood ghosts of a teacher who took her inability to speak English for stupidity, Minerva Alonso fulfilled her dream of becoming a cop - and a lawyer.
When Eva Bornstein left her hometown of Krakow, Poland, her mother tucked $5 into the lining of her coat.
Carmen, 41, and Robert, 39, signed up for MiGente.com to network with other Hispanic professionals, but the Bronx pair never thought they’d find a soul mate there.
Yanira Cruz expertly burped one of her 3-month-old twins as the baby's sister, in a matching yellow Pooh jacket, watched with big brown eyes from a double stroller. Balancing the care of twins is just one thing Cruz learned at the Puerto Rican Family Institute, which helps 50,000 people each year and celebrates 50 years this month.
Dr. Azra Raza speaks with the fierceness of someone whose existence revolves around life-saving matters. For more than 30 years, she's treated leukemia patients and researched how to treat pre-leukemia cells before they develop into cancer.
The city’s annual West Indian Day Parade kicks off at 11 a.m. Monday with jubilant spectators and dancers shaking and shimmying on Eastern Parkway....
Inspired by her grandmother's struggle with Parkinson's, Eunide Alexandre started her own foundation in Queens.
Central Park’s Conservatory Garden is a favorite place for Julia and Gregory to take walks. So on a nice day in March 2008, when Julia was studying in sweatpants and glasses, she didn’t think it strange when Gregory asked her to take a walk.