Stories tagged: "New York"


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Miguel Algarín, Co-Founder of Nuyorican Poets Cafe, Dies at 79

"Miguel Algarín was a brilliant poet, an influential professor and leader," the Nuyorican Poets Cafe said in a statement.

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Ritchie Torres Will Be the First Openly Gay Boricua in Congress

"My story is the story of The Bronx. It's a story of struggle. But it's also a story of overcoming. And that's the story of America," Torres told The Americano.

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These Latinos Will Make History if They Win

The 116th Congress is the most representative of Latinos in history, but that record could be broken on Election Day.

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PHOTOS: How These Artists Showed Up to Support Black Lives Matter

Latinos represented and expressed their solidarity to the Black Lives Matter protests by adding color to the empty streets of SOHO.

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PHOTOS: Protests Erupt In NYC After George Floyd Murder

Minutes after the arrest and prosecution with 3rd-degree murder of the officer involved in Floyd's death, New Yorkers joined protesters around the country to demand justice. This is what we saw.

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Is Memorial Day the First Social Distancing Long Weekend in U.S. History?

Social distancing is practiced by some and ignored by others in a warm Memorial Day Weekend in New York City. Here's how the epicenter — still — of Coronavirus looks like.

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These 2 Hispanic Churches Have Lost 100 Worshippers to COVID-19

Many in their communities have vulnerabilities — jobs classified as essential during the pandemic. And many are undocumented immigrants who lack access to healthcare.