August 11, 2020

CULTURE & POLITICS

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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...

The Men of 2019

They come from all walks of life: education, film, sports and music just to name a few. In 2019 — they inspired, they sought to unite, they lent a helping hand or simply dared to chase their dreams. What they all have in common is the positive impact they...
Government

Get the Government You Want by Getting Involved

Super Tuesday is upon us.  It's the big day when various states hold early voting in the Presidential primaries. In 2020 Latinos will be the largest ethnic voting group (32 million strong). We must make every effort to ensure that our votes and vo...
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