In this lesson, students explore photos of New Yorkers celebrating cultural festivities and examine the topics of diversity and multiculturalism.
In this lesson, students explore photos of New Yorkers celebrating cultural festivities and examine the topics of diversity…
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A man reaches for confetti during the Chinese Lunar New Year celebration on January 23, 2012.
Over five hundred Christians cross the Brooklyn Bridge each year during the "Way of the Cross" procession on Good Friday.
A traditional dance troupe performs in the streets of Chinatown to celebrate the year of the dragon.
Confetti is believed to bring good luck for the coming year.
Muslim taxi drivers perform the 'Asir Prayer' underneath a car overpass at La Guardia Airport in Queens, NY.
The drivers have established a small prayer area next to the taxi stand where they can stop and pray between work.
Muslims join together for Jumu'ah at the Islamic Cultural Center of New York on the Upper East Side of Manhattan.
The Riverside Church Inspirational Choir performs for a crowd of two hundred people in Harlem.
Residents of Richmond Hill, Queens color each other with dye, paint and powder during the Hindu celebration of Phagwah or Holi.
Holi is celebrated annually on a Sunday following the first full moon of the Hindu calendar.
A woman blows colored powder onto a friend during a large Holi celebration in Smokey Oval Park, Queens.
The Chinese Lunar New Year Celebration at the World Financial Center in Manhattan includes traditional dances from China, Mongolia, and Tibet.
Acolytes prepare for the yearly Palm Sunday procession of two hundred Episcopalians from St. Paul's Church to Trinity Church in Manhattan.
Incense is burned during the Palm Sunday march, which includes singing and drumming down Broadway.
A man prays at the Islamic Cultural Center of New York during Jumu'ah, a congregational prayer or salah held every Friday just after noon.
Chinatown residents pray and offer gifts at the Mahayana Temple in Manhattan on the Chinese Lunar New Year.
Reverend Lincoln Miller leads a congregation of homeless and marginalized individuals in Marcus Garvey Park in Harlem.
A man rejoices in song during the service organized by Ecclesia Ministries of New York, which is held every Sunday in the park for anyone who wishes to attend.