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By Maria Rocha-Buschel
When Stuyvesant Town resident Linda Farhood-Karasavva began teaching English in the 1970s, she spent more of her time speaking Arabic.
Farhood-Karasavva, who was recently given the Distinguished Teaching Award by the Schools of Public Engagement at the New School, currently teaches writing for the university’s English as a second language (ESL) program but she began her career in Morocco when she joined the Peace Corps in 1976, communicating primarily in Arabic. 512 more words
Most cultures hold their elders in high regard. It’s safe to say that hip hop in its current form is not one of them.
In today’s hip hop landscape, pioneers are typically dismissed and marginalized by the mainstream, trotted out once a year during VH1’s “Hip Hop Honors” and then conveniently forgotten. 140 more words