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“Colonialism on steroids”
“Colonialismo con esteroides”

Cartel. That is how activists, union leaders and New Yorkers of Puerto Rican heritage characterized the Financial Oversight Board during a rally...
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A Resource Reserve
Una reserva de recursos

In efforts to help local youths prep for higher learning, CUNY in the Heights (CITH), together with State Senator Marisol Alcántara, hosted...
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Community News – 12.06.17
Noticias Comunitarias – 12.06.17

Jazz up your holiday season at Morris-Jumel Mansion Museum on Sun., Dec. 10th from 5:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. Chris Whittaker, pianist, composer...
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DREAMers convene
Los DREAMers se reúnen

Aun soñaran. Estudiantes universitarios indocumentados, a menudo llamados DREAMers, con sede en la City University de Nueva York...
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Connected to Care
Conectados con el cuidado

Pedro Cosme sintió la carga. Después de que la suegra del residente de Harlem fuera diagnosticada con la enfermedad del Alzheimer, que...
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Heritage for the Holidays
Herencia en la historia

"Historia", es como Mercedes Molina describió la escena a su alrededor. La mujer de 67 años habló con evidente cariño por "La Marqueta"...
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UC Recap –  November 20 – November 25

Luis Ferré-Sadurni of the NY Times penned a simply heartbreaking account of the massive fire that tore through an apartment building...

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Community News – 11.22.17
Noticias Comunitarias – 11.22.17

The Apollo Theater, in collaboration with Ballet Hispánico, presents a trio of works that draw upon the versatility of the nation’s premier...
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Wage Win
Victoria salarial

Es (finalmente) momento de poner atención en la brecha. La ciudad de Nueva York se ha convertido en el primer distrito de la nación en...
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Mission for Mexico
Misión por México

La Tierra Azteca no está sola. Entre los muchos esfuerzos de socorro llevados a cabo localmente, la artista mexicana Andrea Arroyo ha creado...
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Serving up support
Sirviendo de apoyo

809 is answering the call. The popular Inwood restaurant 809 Bar & Grill – thusly named for the area code used throughout the Dominican Republic...
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Rapid Response Services
Servicios de respuesta rápida

Be prepared. In efforts to address the concerns of immigrant communities in light of recent immigration policy changes, the New York City Council...
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Help for Puerto Rico
Ayuda para Puerto Rico

With Puerto Rico suffering the devastating effects of Hurricane Maria, New York City has launched a host of efforts to assist the ailing island.
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Defense on DACA
Defensa de DACA

La ayuda está disponible. Se ha formado una coalición de agencias de servicios de inmigrantes para montar un plan de acción de defensa legal para...
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Poll Power
Unidad de las urnas

Show the pull at the polls. Elected officials from Northern Manhattan joined together to call on the immigrant community to exercise...
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We Will Fight
Lucharemos

I have a message for President Trump: Don't mess with your fellow New Yorkers. As a city, we do not take kindly to anything that affronts our...
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UC Recap –  September 4 – September 9

A week after pardoning convicted racist Sheriff Joe Arpaio, you-know-who rescinded the Dream Act. In one fell swoop, Trump dashed the hopes and aspirations...

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Don’t pull plug on Televisión Dominicana, Public Advocate urges 
No desenchufen la Televisión Dominicana, pide la defensora pública

Una importante red de cable en español podría ser retirada de miles de suscriptores de la ciudad de Nueva York, y la defensora pública Letitia James...
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Community News – 08.09.17
Noticias Comunitarias – 08.09.17

Entra en el swing de las cosas en el Festival de Jazz de este año en el Museo Mansión Morris-Jumel el sábado 19 de agosto de 2:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m. Relájese...
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Loíza Live
Loíza en vivo

Saints and salsa. Thousands gathered to celebrate Afro-Latino culture in the city during the latest edition of the “Fiestas Tradicionales en Honor a Santiago Apóstol," ...
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Community News – 08.02.17
Noticias Comunitarias – 08.02.17

Aspiring musicians, singers, dancers, comedians, rappers and spoken word artists try their best to please the audience at the...
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Community News – 07.26.17
Noticias Comunitarias – 07.26.17

Join dancers of the community for a West African dance class on Mon., July 31st from 6:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. Learn about the traditional dances...
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UC Recap – July 17 – July 22

Lovers of Dominican cinema are about to get their fix on. The 6th Annual Dominican Film Festival in New York is bigger than ever...

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“All are welcome”
“Todos son bienvenidos”

I am very proud to be Puerto Rican, and the National Puerto Rican Day Parade leadership and friends inspire in me even more pride in my...
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The Parade Polemic
Dilema del Desfile

Some are opting out; others are doubling down. As sponsors and participants continue to pull out of this year’s Puerto Rican Day...
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“We’re beautiful”
“Somos hermosos”

Nabil Viñas is a born and bred New Yorker, straight out of Washington Heights. The Viñas family emigrated from the city of Moca in the...
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Muscle and Might
Músculo y Poder

One size does not fit all. Community-based factors such as lack of access to healthy food are causing a high number of Hispanics to suffer...
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Squaring off on sanctuary
Ciudades santuario en guardia

There’ll be no subsidizing sanctuary. Thus, U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions took direct aim at “sanctuary cities” this past Mon., Mar. 27th...
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Crystal Clear
Clara como el cristal

This Puertorriqueña is packing. The latest comic book superhero is fighting foes and taking names – in English and Spanish. She’s...
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“This is what democracy looks like”
“Así es como luce la democracia”

A day after Donald Trump was sworn in as the 45th President of the United States, hundreds of thousands of women descended upon...
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El embeleco EGOT

Los éxitos le siguen llegando a Lin-Manuel Miranda. Con su nominación al Oscar el martes por la mejor canción original de "How Far I Will Go", de la película de animación Moana...
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Express Purpose
Propósito expreso

The evening before Trump took office, artists unveiled a complex response to his election. Conceived and curated by Washington Heights artist...
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Affinity en la Avenida

Será el Día de Duarte. Todos son bienvenidos a la celebración comunitaria este jueves 26 de enero en el Centro de Servicio Comunitario Affinity Health Plan...
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Community News – 01.25.17
Noticias Comunitarias – 01.25.17

The Inwood Library is hosting Community Visioning Workshops between Wed., Jan. 25th through Tues., Jan 31. The workshops are intended to discuss the possibility of developing the library site into...
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Ringing in the Resistance
Anunciando la resistencia

Fue un juramento de oposición. Mientras Donald Trump se preparaba para prestar juramento en Washington, D.C., el viernes 20 de enero, el recién electo congresista Adriano Espaillat...
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UC Recap – January 16th – January 21st

Well ladies and gentlemen, the moment we have feared is upon us. Barack Obama has been replaced by you-know-who...

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Call on the Cards
Call on the Cards

No deal on the "dismembering." State Assemblymembers Ron Castorina and Nicole Malliotakis, who are suing to block the city from purging...
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Priming the pipeline
Abriendo acceso

It's the "best" program the department's ever had. Denise Williams, principal at Pelham Gardens Middle School, thinks that highly of the...
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Libre Oscar López Rivera

Viene a casa. Después de 35 años en una prisión federal, el nacionalista puertorriqueño Oscar López Rivera tuvo su sentencia conmutada el martes por el presidente Barack Obama...
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Salve for the Scammed
Alivio para los estafados

Think of it as a bit of coin for the conned. Nearly 350,000 people who lost money running Herbalife businesses will be getting reimbursement...
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Here to Protect You
Aquí para protegerlos

NYC ha sido y siempre será una ciudad que dé la bienvenida a todos. Como neoyorquinos, nos enorgullecemos de nuestra diversidad...
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The Pressure Pair
El par de la presión

When people aren't well, sometimes they don't want to discuss why. Especially in a room filled with strangers. Joelle Ludwig and Katy Hogan...
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Frontlines at Fonfrède
Vanguardia en Fonfrède

January 1 marked the 213th year of Haitian independence. Before independence, slaves cooked a delicious soup joumou made of squash, carrots...
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Community News – 01.18.17
Noticias Comunitarias – 01.18.17

Get closer to nature with your fellow Inwoodites on Sat., Jan. 21st from 2:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. The workshop will offer guests the opportunity to illustrate...
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‎No pie need apply
‎Perfección de pastel

Any way you sliced it, it was a sweet story – and a dentist's dream. To mark a series of landmark anniversaries on its campus this year...
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UC Recap – January 9th – January 14th

What happens to a Dream Act deferred? The election of you-know-who has left many immigrants deeply concerned...

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Curled up with Celia
Enrollarse con Celia

¿Que fue un icono cubano lo que lo llevó a la atención de las autoridades federales? ¿Que la figura desbordada muestra una...
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UC Recap – January 2nd – January 7th

Democracy will never be the same again. Democracy now comes with drums. Guiras y tamboras to be exact. On January 3rd, in the wee hours...

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The Charm of Chucho
El encanto de Chucho

Fue una vez parte del movimiento New Wave ("Nueva Ola") de la música pop de los años 60. Y este mes, el veterano artista puertorriqueño...
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“More than 100 x 35”
“Más que 100 x 35”

It’s a global thing. The financial institution Banco Popular de Puerto Rico partnered recently with the Acacia Network to host a screening of...
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