New York

If you get a robocall in Mandarin, just hang up

More than 30 Chinese immigrants in New York say they have been the victims of a Chinese robocall scam. A local councilor suspects the number is much higher. The NYPD estimates $3 million has been stolen since December.

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Afropop’s Summer Festival Roundup

As part of our Summer Concert Preview, we&#8217;ve pulled together a list of the best Afropop friendly concerts going down across the country. So if one of these is near you? Consider making the trip, and you&#8217;re likely to catch ...<a class="meta-nav" href="http://www.afropop.org/wp/18766/afropops-summer-festival-roundup/"> Read more &#187;</a>

No Discount

Drummer and California native Charles Ferguson founded Zongo Junction in 2009, inspired by the West African rhythms he had been exposed to during a six-month stay in Ghana the previous year. Upon returning to Brooklyn, he rallied his musical peers, ...<a class="meta-nav" href="http://www.afropop.org/wp/18950/no-discount-zongo-junction/"> Read more &#187;</a>

Culture

Meet the harmonium king of Queens, New York

Mindra Sahadeo, an Indo-Guyanese musician who now lives in New York, has found a niche bringing the city’s harmoniums back to life. It's a way to connect to his Indian heritage and fill his shared apartment with music.