"Just because you have imposed yourself in our community, it doesn’t mean we are gone."
As many years before, the Puerto Rican Day Parade promises to bring some of the biggest Latino celebrities to New York. This
From Behind Bars, Jon-Adrian Velazquez Works to 'Create Healthy Communities' to Reduce Gun Violence by Jessica Mindich
I have lost half my life to a wrongful conviction. At first I was broken, but before my spirit deteriorated, my resilience
"...it hurts me to know that someone she cared for and helped so much betrayed her in print. I am dumbfounded by how passionate
All Latin American countries think that their accent is the best.
Saturday, Aug. 6, marks the seventh anniversary of the day Sonia Sotomayor was confirmed as the first Hispanic U.S. Supreme
As proud as we can be to buy a $1 dollar flag and wave it for hours, we should also be proud to work to get Oscar Lopez Rivera out of jail and to get Roberto Clemente's #21 retired from all of baseball. Until then we will only be a community that knows how to wave flags for our pride.
As a black man, one of the last places I thought I'd find some roots was in Puerto Rico. But I did.
The Nuyorican Poets Café, the legendary venue that opened first in the mid 1970s, closed in the early '80s and then re-opened in the late '80s, is one of the cultural gems that keep NYC the hotbed of creativity that it has always been.
The positions that candidates take on Puerto Rico issues will influence the increasingly important group of voters of Puerto Rico origin in the U.S. However, candidates may not have realized that what they say about Puerto Rico can also have a significant impact on Hispanic voters in general.
For more than sixty years Celina Sotomayor's life experience has reflected the evolution of the New York Puerto Rican community. As witness and participant, she puts a face on thousands of migrants like her, who braved dislocation, discrimination and disillusionment for a better life. Shattering ethno-racial and gender stereotypes, hers is a story of family, survival, and perseverance much like that of her compatriots with one distinct difference. Her daughter is President Obama's nominee for the U.S. Supreme Court, the first Nuyorican to be so honored.