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Coronavirus Pandemic

Celebrating Afrolatinidad | Black, Latino and Proud

Whether it’s food, music, politics, or literature, Afrolatinos have played a major role in shaping Latin America and U.S. culture. Lala Anthony breaks down everything you’ve ever wanted to know about Afrolatinidad, celebrating the rich history of the Afrolatino…

#TheGram: Don’t bring that nonsense round here…

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The Tweet of the Week: 500 K & Counting

It's impossible to comprehend 500,000 deaths. I read about those who have died. Look into their eyes in pictures. I start with 1 person, then 2, then more, imagining a chain of pain so long it feels unending. To…

The Ted Cruz Translator

View this post on Instagram A post shared by Erik Rivera | Comedian | Host (@erikriveracomedy) S/O to the always funny @erikriveracomedy for the spot on Ted Cruz Translator. I know it’s hard to pick the worst Republican but Ted “Treason”…

"We’re sentencing people to death right now," argued Assemblymember Carmen De La Rosa.

02/15/21: Uptown Solidarity For All Vigil

View this post on Instagram A post shared by Uptown Collective (@uptowncollectiv) Carmen De La Rosa convened elected officials and local stakeholders on Monday, February 15 for a vigil to honor the victims of the A train attacks this…

Trinity Cemetery Washington Heights

FEMA reimbursements for COVID funerals, burials | Bronx Free Press

There will be some help in the hurt. COVID-hit families will soon be able to access assistance from the Federal Emergency Management Administration (FEMA) for funeral and burial costs. As announced jointly by U.S. Senator Charles Schumer and Congresswoman…

The Tweet of the Week: Burn, GOP, Burn

A party with no values other than beating the other side isn’t a real political party, it’s a cartel. No one asks OPEC what higher good it serves. It sells oil. Same with @GOP There are bowling clubs with…

The Tweet of the Week: #Facts

Republicans called the valid votes of Black, brown and Indigenous voters across this country “fraud” because they couldn’t believe that, in the middle of a pandemic, we overcame all of their attempts to disenfranchise us. — Cori Bush (@CoriBush)…

Go Fund Me Spotlight: Fire on Post Ave

View this post on Instagram A post shared by Manhattan Times (@manhattantimes) A Word From The Organizers: Earlier this week our neighbors at 74-78 Post Avenue suffered a devastating fire. 35 adults and 16 children have been displaced and…