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Crowdfunding effort to audit Puerto Rico debt | Manhattan Times

By Gregg McQueen The clarity will come from the citizens. So explain organizers of a new crowdfunding campaign launched to conduct an independent, citizen-led audit of Puerto Rico’s $72 billion public debt. Citizen Front for a Debt Audit (Frente…

El Barrio - Harlem

36 Hours in Latino New York City | NY Times

Mireya Navarro of the NY Times put together an outstanding piece on her 36 hour romp through Latino NYC. Get this: Latinos in NYC “account for 29 percent of the overall population and for more than half in the…

Millie And The Lords - Film - Poster - Harlem

5/29/15: Millie and the Lords @ Maysles Cinema

Millie and the Lords Maysles Cinema (343 Malcolm X Blvd) Friday, May 29th 2015 @ 9:30pm The People’s Film Festival is kicking off at Maysles Cinema this Friday the 29th with Mille and the Lords. The film infuses the…

Meeting her Match | Manhattan Times

Story by Mónica Barnkow and Debralee Santos The Ares family is going against the odds. But they’re skipping the scratch-off tickets. Instead, the family is preparing to travel to New York from Rhode Island to ensure that Jeralene is…

Washington Heights

Puerto Ricans vs. Dominicans

By Alexis Tirado (Puerto Rican) and Rochelle Baez (Dominican) It’s the age old battle between Dominicans and Puerto Ricans. Boriquas and Dominicanos have always been neighbors, whether we’re living together in the Bronx or Washington Heights. Even our islands…

Must Watch: Groundbreaking Documentary Series Latino Americans

LATINO AMERICANS relies on historical accounts and personal experiences to vividly tell the stories of early settlement, conquest and immigration; of tradition and reinvention; of anguish and celebration; and of the creation of this new American identity with an…