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Modern-Day Latino Fatherhood

“Sweetie...what do you want for breakfast? Pancakes or a hardboiled egg?” “I want cereal!” “Pancakes it is...come down it’s ready...” That’s a typical exchange between my 6-year-old daughter and me on a Sa...
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Crazy Legs Rocks Steady for Puerto Rico

Hip Hop icon and legendary B-boy dancer Richard “Crazy Legs” Colon recently held a viewing of a new episode of his documentary series which chronicles his relief work for Puerto Rico. In Rock Steady for Life Cr...
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Why I Marched for Puerto Rico

On November 19th, at 4:30 a.m. on a cold, rainy Sunday morning in New York I joined one of many busloads of citizens traveling to Washington D.C. to participate in the Unity March for Puerto Rico. The march w...
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Papi – The Latino Dads Club

On July 4th, of 2008, I got news that my father had passed away. It was also the weekend we were celebrating my daughter’s 2nd birthday. It was an intense and surreal experience celebrating life while preparing...
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Surviving Trump’s America

Isat in silence the morning of the 9th, coffee cup in hand, staring at a wall. Having had no sleep, I was thinking about how to talk to my children about what had just occurred with this election, when I be...