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New York Roma Enrich City's Culturei
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Adam Phillips and Daniela Schrier
October 05, 2012 8:52 PM
They are known by many names: Gypsies, Travelers, and Roma, which is how they prefer to be known. Whatever you call them, Roma are among the most widely dispersed and yet the least understood ethnic groups on earth. VOA’s Adam Phillips and Daniela Schrier filed this report on Romany culture and its influences in New York, where thousands of the world’s estimated 12 million Roma make their home.

New York Roma Enrich City's Culture

Adam Phillips and Daniela Schrier

Published October 05, 2012

They are known by many names: Gypsies, Travelers, and Roma, which is how they prefer to be known. Whatever you call them, Roma are among the most widely dispersed and yet the least understood ethnic groups on earth. VOA’s Adam Phillips and Daniela Schrier filed this report on Romany culture and its influences in New York, where thousands of the world’s estimated 12 million Roma make their home.


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