Archive for ‘February, 2014’

Pakistan League Banquet, NYC 1952

In October 1952, The Pakistan League of America, an organization whose membership consisted predominantly of former seamen from East Bengal, along with their African American and…

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The Bengali Lower East Side

In November 2013, I spoke to Amina Ali Cymbala, whose father Mohamed Ali, was one of a group of Bengali ex-seamen who settled on the Lower…

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