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2013 Dominican Day Parade

The 2021 Dominican Day Parade In Pictures

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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,…

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.…