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Maria Hinojosa

UC Love: La Brega

If you know, you know. La Brega is not just a way of life but an art form. La Brega podcast ably hosted by Alana Casanova-Burgess sets out to define la brega and what it means to Boricuas. The entertaining and…

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UC Love: Jim Crow in New Clothes

The video above is the best 20 minutes you will spend online today. In fact, the speech is the best maiden speech in the Senate ever. Georgia Senator Raphael Warnock, whose election in January helped to turn Georgia Blue…

UC TV – Crack: Cocaine, Corruption & Conspiracy

Crack changed Washington Heights like many other communities of color across this country. There was Washington Heights B.C. (Before Crack) and what Washington Heights became after it. Uptown went from being a tough, working class neighborhood to being an…

UC Love: Suave Podcast

Maria Hinojosa is one of our heroes. The pioneering journalist’s latest podcast series, Suave, is one you simply don’t want to miss. The engrossing audio series delves into “the system that sentences juveniles to life in prison, a story…

Bodegas: Living the American Dream

Maria Hinojosa is a powerhouse. She has been properly representing Latinos in the media for over 25 years and she recently became the newest contributor to the indispensable CBS Sunday Morning news show. For her first segment, she took…

Latino USA: A Day at the Bodega

On this week’s Latino USA, producers spend a day in a bodega in Washington Heights, NYC — home to one of the biggest Dominican populations in the U.S. They uncover stories about nutrition, migration, community, and the slow threat of…

Art, Culture & Dialogue @ The Schomburg Center

By Led Black (@Led_Black) Photography by Alex Weber Art, at it’s best, is a catalyst for deep contemplation, conversation and introspection. Such was the case at the recent unveiling of the innovative and interactive installation Plata or Plomo (“Money or…