October 25, 2020

CULTURE & POLITICS

This is Why America Is Worth Saving

I am an American raised son of Mexican immigrants. I am grateful to God for our country. I am grateful for its Founders, its people and the patriots and peacemakers who fight daily to make our country stronger. I am filled with great pride and an undying...
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The 2020 National Puerto Rican Day Celebration

The espiritu of the Puerto Rican Parade lives on! Even though there won’t be a flotilla of marchers or thousands of flags along New York City’s 5th Avenue this year, a celebration of Puerto Rican culture will fill peoples homes on June 14, 2020 at 12pm tha...

‘LLERO Stands with Black Lives Matter

“Freedom is never voluntarily given by the oppressor; it must be demanded by the oppressed.” ~Martin Luther King, Jr.   Black Lives Matter. Not more, not less, equally. Not sometimes or some days. Every. Single. Day.   ‘LLERO sta...
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Latinos Critical Role in Rebooting the Economy

The Coronavirus' impact is unfathomable. According to Johns Hopkins University's COVID-19 dashboard, more than 5 million people have been infected to date and over 323,000 people have died. Unfortunately, the devastation is not limited to our health or...

My Mother Was a Mountain

How do I begin telling you about what my mother has been to me? Felicita Nazario--who everyone called Fela-- was a 5 foot tall firecracker. She was born in Guanica, Puerto Rico on Sept. 13, 1950. Her family eventually moved to New York City in 19...
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