Video and Slideshows
Inauguration 2013 souvenirs (featured on the BBC World News facebook page)
As commuters rode the New York City subway in the 1940s, their eyes were drawn to posters of pretty young women.
Miss Subways, a beauty contest run by the New York Subways Advertising Company, featured the fresh visages of young women who lived and worked in New York. It lasted for more than three decades, ending in 1976.
Picture this: Hidden Beauty – can disease be beautiful? One Johns Hopkins researcher explores the contradiction between deadly diseases and the beautiful scientific images they produce
HARLEM – Debate Prep, a short documentary with Alex Berg (20 min)
Democracy Prep’s policy debate team is in their first year of competition, and it’s been an up and down ride. After two snowed-out competitions, the team travels to Lakeland, NY for one of their biggest tournaments.
BRYANT PARK – La Boule New York competes with petanque players across the world.
MANHATTAN VALLEY – Carmen Ortiz sells food and clothing items in her apartment to raise extra cash for her bills.
BAY RIDGE – Part of Najum or Stars, practices their debke routine for the Arab American Association’s upcoming gala.
DUMBO – Keisher “Fire” McLeod-Wells, a championship boxer, starts her morning at the gym.