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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…

#DominicansBeLike: Dominicans @ Work

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#Solidaridad

View this post on Instagram Quisqueya 🇩🇴 Heights Stand Up Pics: @dotshotit www.UptownCollective.com A post shared by Uptown Collective (@uptowncollectiv) on Feb 22, 2020 at 6:04pm PST On February 16, 2020 the Dominican government made the fateful decision to…

Peace Love Merengue Mural By Dister in Washington Heights

All Rise for La Reina | Manhattan Times

It was a merengue milestone – con Milly. To celebrate a major anniversary in the traditional rhythm and dance that originated in the Dominican Republic, Catholic Charities Alianza Dominicana hosted royalty uptown. The organization hosted a free concert with…

Leche Y Miel: Old School Dominican Fare With New School Flair

BY Led Black (@Led_Black) Underneath the roar of the 1 train in the Kingsbridge section of the Bronx, there is a culinary gem that has been diligently belting out some seriously delicious Dominican cuisine for the last five years.…

New Spot Alert: Barrel 79

BY Led Black (@Led_Black) In the former space of the 2nd Burger Heights, Barrel 79 (79 Audubon Ave) is dishing out some delectable bar food with a nice selection of craft beers. I really liked that they serve their…

Uptown Faves: Santiago’s Beer Garden

BY Led Black (@Led_Black) Oh man, do I have a restaurant for you. In our never-ending quest to bring you all the best that Uptown has to offer, I have come across a culinary gem in El Barrio. Santiago’s Beer…