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Dominican Republic

#TBT: That time aliens invaded La Republica Dominicana

Back in 2013, Country Club, the popular Dominican soda brand, ran a brilliant ad campaign that featured a group of aliens coming to the Dominican Republic with nefarious intent but end up falling in love with Quisqueya. Enjoy!…

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Uptown On TV: Sinaliento

View this post on Instagram A post shared by Elvis Nolasco (@elvisnasco) Washington Heights’ own and friend to the UC, Elvis Nolasco, has a new film you can catch right now on HBO Max. Show that man some Uptown…

HBOMax Pa’lante X NYLFF: The Entre Mar Y Palmeras Experience

BY Led Black (@Led_Black) View this post on Instagram A post shared by New York Latino Film Festival (@nylatinofilmfestival) This past June, I had the honor of being a part of the small but mighty team that put together a next-generation…

New summer school model announced for NYC students | Bronx Free Press

It’s the suite summer. A new free program will offer all public school students their choice of engagement opportunities during the summer months. Dubbed “Summer Rising,” the initiative will combine typical remedial summer education classes with summer camp activities,…

Rest In Power: Jack Veneno

The Dominican 🇩🇴 Diaspora is hurting over this one. The mighty Jack Veneno has fallen. More than a mere professional wrestler, Jack Veneno is a national treasure. To learn more about Jack Veneno, please check out the very talented @mannyperez1 playing…

Afro-Latinx Revolution: Puerto Rico

In this new original documentary from theGrio, senior correspondent Natasha S. Alford (@natashasalford), traveled to Loiza, Puerto Rico during the 2019 summer of political unrest, where protesters ousted their governor.  Through interviews with locals residents, scholars, and historians, Alford…

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…