The Museum and Library of The Hispanic Society of America is perhaps the least known of New York City museums, yet it has an extraordinary collection. I recently spent a delightful afternoon at the museum, which reflects the vision of Archer Milton Huntington to establish an institution dedicated to the celebration of Hispanic culture.
I spoke with Soto about Harlem's educational landscape and how she organized other educators and parents to create an IB framework charter school, Sofara International. We also spoke about racial and socioeconomic isolation for students and the difficulty she's faced to charter Sofara International.
Less than a week ago, Starbucks released its very first LGBT commercial. Not long after, the pastor of Atlah Worldwide Missionary Church in Harlem claimed Starbucks is "ground zero for Ebola" because of its LGBT appeal. So a group of us got together and decided to protest this new Atlah message in the most loving way we know: with free Starbucks coffee!