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Latino Art in NYC: A Short History of El Museo del Barrio

Nicholle Lamartina Palacios | Posted 02.10.2015 | Latino Voices
Nicholle Lamartina Palacios

El Museo is an indispensable center, home to some of the best resources on Latino art in New York City and the United States.

This Is What Puerto Rican Pride Looks Like

The Huffington Post | Roque Planas | Posted 06.20.2014 | Latino Voices

Boricua pride took over New York City's 5th avenue on Sunday, as the Puerto Rican Day Parade danced by, with blaring horns, a multitude of live bands ...

PHOTOS: South Bronx In The 70s, 80s And 90s

The Huffington Post | Inae Oh | Posted 01.19.2013 | New York

Six Nuyorican photographers are hoping to shed light on the rich community of the South Bronx, without over-sentimentalizing the neighborhood's often ...

The Nuyorican Poets Café, in the Words of Ed Morales, Author, Lecturer, Journalist, Nuyorican

Camilla Webster | Posted 07.30.2012 | New York
Camilla Webster

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.

A Labor of Love: We Like It Like That - The Story Of Latin Boogaloo

Isabelle Davis | Posted 11.30.2011 | New York
Isabelle Davis

Known as "the first Nuyorican music," boogaloo's lifespan was tragically all too brief, but luckily not forgotten, as the documentary brings viewers into the world of an underrepresented slice of music and NYC history.

Sotomayor's "Wise Latinas"

Virginia Sanchez-Korrol | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Virginia Sanchez-Korrol

Informed initially by their own experiences, these Latinas galvanized efforts to effect societal change that produced results far beyond identity politics. Each could serve as a worthy role model for Latina and non-Latina professionals.

Mentoring Sonia: The Case of Celina Sotomayor

Virginia Sanchez-Korrol | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Virginia Sanchez-Korrol

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.