Tag: New York

Substitute teacher fired after allegedly ripping girl’s hijab off

Image result for Substitute teacher fired after allegedly ripping girl’s hijab offA substitute teacher at a Bronx elementary school was fired after ripping the hijab off an 8-year-old girl’s head because she refused to get out of his chair, cops said.

Oghenetega Edah, 31, demanded that the girl at the Bennington School on Adee Avenue take off her religious scarf around 1 p.m. last Tuesday, cops said.MORE: nypost.com

These 100-Year-Old Colour Portraits Of New York Immigrants Reveal Incredible Outfits

 Amazing Digital colourisation shows off the most amazing clothes from around the world…
Here are just a handful of the 12 million men, women, and children who arrived at Ellis Island, New York, between 1892 and 1954 to start a new life in the USA, often dressed in their finest clothes. The portraits show immigrants wearing the national dress of their country of origin, including military uniforms from Albania, bonnets from the Netherlands, and clothing of Sámi people from the Arctic regions….more:

New York Names Person Of Interest In Chelsea Bombing

Speaking after multiple bombs either exploded or were found in the New York area, Mayor Bill de Blasio says police are seeking Ahmad Khan Rahami, 28. Both the FBI and NYPD want to question Rahami about the explosion that hit part of New York’s West 23rd Street Saturday night. Rahami “should be considered armed and dangerous,” the FBI says. “The important thing is to get this individual quickly and to continue to be strong and vigilant,” de Blasio said via Twitter. He urged anyone with knowledge about the case to call 1-800-577-TIPS…more:NPR,  – NY, NJ Bombing Suspect  in Custody After Shootout– Clinton: We Can’t Alienate ‘Law-Abiding, Peaceful’ Muslims After Attacks

Islamophobia Observatory: New York Imam Assassinated Twice

The head of the anti-Islamophobia Observatory, Abdallah Zekri, said: “The New York imam  was killed twice, one by the criminal himself and  the second by the racist approach  to the crime by the media that  ignored  to cover this crime  in the proper way and you may  see this ,clearly,  in how the western media covered  the news of the priest who was killed in France terrorist attack and how it  covered the news of the Imam who was killed in  New York attack…” .more: ww.elkhabar.com/press/article/110400/