Lower East Side lots rescued decades ago by Puerto Rican artists and activists continue to exist as spaces for the community, El Diario reports.
An expansive multimedia project recovers the memory of Williamsburg’s Puerto Rican enclave.
The National Puerto Rican Day Parade offered a mix of raucous celebration and social and political activism, El Diario reports.
Puerto Rican artists explore the history and mythology of vejigante masks.
El Diario had an exclusive interview with 72-year-old Puerto Rican political prisoner, Oscar López Rivera, following a march in El Barrio at the end of May demanding his release.
Sunset Park’s Puerto Rican Day Parade returns to the Brooklyn neighborhood and will be held after the one in Manhattan. According to Home Reporter, securing the permit did not prove easy for community group El Grito de Sunset Park.
Elected officials and community leaders marched in El Barrio demanding the liberation of Oscar López Rivera, one of the longest held political prisoners in the world, convicted in 1981 on sedition charges, El Diario reports.
On this episode of “Independent Sources”, hear from a group advocating to make the streets “more equitable for everyone involved”; the author of “War Against All Puerto Ricans”; and a coordinator and participant in the Havana Film Festival NY.
At El Nuevo Bohío restaurant in the Bronx, customers can enjoy Dominican and Puerto Rican meals while surrounded by murals depicting landscapes of the islands and memories from childhood, reports Manhattan Times.
A group of 33 women gathered and chanted for the release from prison of Oscar López Rivera, the Puerto Rican nationalist, on Jan. 25 in northern Manhattan, reports Manhattan Times.
Erik Maldonado, aka the Advocate of Wordz, promotes poetry in his native Bronx – performing, encouraging other poets, and inspiring youth to write, reports The Riverdale Press.
Updating and enlivening familiar stories, University of Connecticut English professor Lisa Sánchez González recently published “Puerto Rican Folktales.”
The death of former Rep. Herman Badillo, considered the most influential Puerto Rican politician for decades, has prompted an outpouring of grief, El Diario reports.
A new book further burnishes the reputation of Puerto Rican poet Julia de Burgos, exploring her legacy and iconic stature.
A group of women, including City Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito, demanded the release of Oscar López Rivera, who has been in jail for more than 33 years, El Diario reports.