Posts Tagged ‘Latino Literature’

Sonia Manzano reminds East Harlem of the Young Lords Party with new book

Sonia Manzano reminds East Harlem of the Young Lords Party with new book

Story & photos by Amaris Castillo (@AmarisCastillo) Sesame Street made its way into East Harlem this past weekend. No Muppets here, but a special visit from the woman who has stood by their side for more than four decades – Sonia Manzano. The Bronx-bred Puerto Rican actress, who is best known for her role as [...]


Levente no.Yolayorkdominicanyork – A Reading With Josefina Báez This Friday

Levente no.Yolayorkdominicanyork - A Reading With Josefina Báez This Friday

“Llegué yo, la hija de Esperanza la billetera. Cobrá, cansá, cabriá, con celular y celulitis. ¡Cámbiame los vasos y los hombres!” From the book Levente no.Yolayorkdominicanyork Ay Ombe Theatre, Casa Verde Camila and Broadway Housing Communities present Levente no.Yolayorkdominicanyork. A Reading, with Josefina Báez, Friday March 9th,  6pm, at Rio Gallery II, 583 Riverside Dr. [...]


A Night With Julia Alvarez

A Night With Julia Alvarez

BY Amaris Castillo (@AmarisCastillo) Photography by Art By Dj Boy (@ArtByDjBoy) Inside the Malcolm X and Dr. Betty Shabazz Memorial and Education Center Monday night, dozens of people sat and waited patiently. 7 p.m. arrived and left. Many of those waiting had books on their laps – or tucked neatly inside their purses to pull [...]

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