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Dominican

Rosita Romero

The Definition of Dominican Part 2 | Manhattan Times

Story, photos and video by Sherry Mazzocchi Rosita Romero is the Executive Director of the Dominican Women’s Development Center, located in Washington Heights. For more than 30 years, she has actively defended the rights of people in the community.…

The Definition of Dominican | Manhattan Times

Story and video by Sherry Mazzocchi A Dominican court ruling recently revoked the citizenship of all people born of foreign-born parents since June of 1929. The ruling applies to anyone born between 1929 and 2010, and impacts somewhere between…

Uptown Collective - Nutcracker - Carnaval Del Boulevard

Uptown Video: Perfiles II

The Perfiles series gives a positive portrayal of the Latino community throughout New York City. Pride, passion and perseverance are common denominators amongst the cast, whose roots span from New York City to South America. Through their personal stories…

Jarina De Marco - Main Dish

Put You On: Jarina De Marco – Main Dish

BY Led Black (@Led_Black) Even though Jarina De Marco is not from Uptown, the Brooklyn based femme fatale is half-Dominican and half-Brazilian, this song is seriously infectious and she is someone that NEEDS to be on your radar. Jarina…

Elixir Profiles: Carolina “Miss Rizos” Contreras

BY Eileen Z. Fuentes (@EileenZFuentes) Over a decade ago, when I first decided to leave my hair in it’s natural kinky state and free of chemical relaxers, the response from many in my mostly-Dominican community was outright negative. If…

My Heart – Bernarda Moronta

BY Led Black (@Led_Black) Long live Dominican moms! I feel extremely fortunate to have been born to a Dominican mother. For those that don’t know, Dominican mothers in particular and Latino mothers in general, are much more than mothers…