Exploring Where I live II

“In the city of Woodside, where I live, I walked around my neighborhood… Woodside is a very nice location to live. There isn’t too much attraction going on or too little attraction going on.” I remember writing this in the first assignment, ‘The Urban’ at 1st Glance. Yet, writing ‘The Urban at 2nd Glance,...

My Views on Immigration– Xianrui Chen (Jerry Chen)

Picture was taken by me at 5th AVE NBA Store for Celebrations of Chinese New Year (PS: No Immigrants, no diversity of language) From my opinion, immigration means that people who leave their native country and stay in a new country for the living. There are different voices about the increasing in the number of immigration...

The Central Park Five – Criminal Injustice System

Image source: http://www.pbs.org/kenburns/centralparkfive/about/overview/ America carries the ideal view of being the “dream country” and melting pot where opportunities and liberal rights are offered equally to all people. However, this is most definitely contradicted by the criminal justice system. People around the world hope to come to the United States with the hopes of achieving the...

Hoodhaven

75th St. Elderts Lane A few months ago, I didn’t live here. Woodhaven, New York. I recently moved in with my boyfriend. According to him, his neighborhood is called Hoodhaven. It is a nice neighborhood from the window of the attic of his house but the entire neighborhood is not really as seemingly tidy as...

From Jamaica to Cambria

Memorial in Roy Wilkins Park for Beyonca Bennett - Where I began walking Before I began my journey I mentally mapped out where I wanted to walk and observe. I started at the corner of Merrick Blvd & Baisley Blvd at the entrance of Roy Wilkins park (above image). This part of Queens is...

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