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This Is What It Means To Be Afro-Latino

The Huffington Post | Carolina Moreno | Posted 02.25.2015 | Latino Voices

In a Q&A for his 2011 PBS documentary "Black In Latin America," Harvard professor Henry Louis Gates Jr. said: There were 11.2 million Africans that...

The Next Administration's Focus: Upgrading Career and Technical Education

David R. Jones, Esq. | Posted 04.24.2013 | New York
David R. Jones, Esq.

With a new mayor to be elected this year, who will take over in 2014, the city stands poised to take a much more aggressive effort to make its CTE programs not merely adequate, but to take a role as the innovation leader in the nation.

Brennan Williams

Laz Alonso Reveals What Separates Him From His Peers | Brennan Williams | Posted 01.27.2012 | Black Voices

Exploring the origins of one's mixed heritage in America has been a popular topic throughout history. More recently the Mun2 network has examined the ...

Stars Talk About Taboos Of Race And Identity In 'Black And Latino'

Posted 01.17.2012 | Black Voices

People of Hispanic background are the largest group of ethnic minorities in the United States. But what does it mean to be both black and Latino in a ...

"Stop and Frisk": A Road to Disaster

David R. Jones, Esq. | Posted 03.13.2012 | New York
David R. Jones, Esq.

Now isn't the time to inflame an already desperate condition with police practices that are likely to further embitter those who are facing a possible lifetime without hope.

Is It Ethical For The Mayor To Fix NYC's Problems With Personal Cash?

AP | By Karen Zraick | Posted 10.05.2011 | New York

NEW YORK -- Mayor Michael Bloomberg's announcement of a $127 million project to help young black and Latino men was met with praise, but also some cri...

NYC Wins Award for the Most Marijuana Arrests in the World

Jesse Levine | Posted 07.25.2011 | New York
Jesse Levine

Community leaders, drug policy reform advocates and two members of the City Council gave a satirical award to Mayor Michael Bloomberg on Wednesday for making New York City the "Marijuana Arrest Capitol Of The World."

A Reversal of Fortune

David R. Jones, Esq. | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
David R. Jones, Esq.

It seems only yesterday when we were celebrating what seemed to be a paradigm shift for America and New York City and State. In those heady days, I thought we were on the brink of tremendous progress.

Joblessness and the Skills Gap

David R. Jones, Esq. | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
David R. Jones, Esq.

This recession hasn't been borne equally along class lines in New York City. It hasn't created the sense of urgency that propelled the New Deal, the WPA, and LaGuardia's Health and Hospital Corporation.

Community Organizing

David R. Jones, Esq. | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
David R. Jones, Esq.

With income inequality higher in New York City than anywhere else in the country, if these foundations are serious about social change and commitment, they should put up and join the public advocate's effort.

Yet Another Setback for Women and Children

David R. Jones, Esq. | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
David R. Jones, Esq.

While everyone may be focused on Wall Street bankers losing six figure salaries, the real victims of this recession are poor women with kids.