Posts Tagged ‘CNN’

Spread Love: Untangling the Roots of Dominican Hair | Great Big Story

Spread Love: Untangling the Roots of Dominican Hair | Great Big Story

In the hot and humid Dominican Republic, most women straighten their naturally curly hair in an effort to conform to deeply ingrained, yet outdated, standards of beauty. But Carolina Contreras is slowly changing this societal norm. Not only does she proudly rock her big curls, she’s helping other women do the same at her natural […]


America is missing out on a $1.4 trillion Latino business opportunity | CNN Money

America is missing out on a $1.4 trillion Latino business opportunity | CNN Money

by Octavio Blanco America’s Latino entrepreneurs are lying in wait — sitting on a potential $1.4 trillion in revenue boost to the economy. But a series of financial and cultural hurdles are blocking their progress. That’s the finding of a recent report by the Stanford Graduate School of Business that surveyed roughly 1,800 businesses owned […]


East Harlem: The Pope’s ‘most important stop’ | CNN

East Harlem: The Pope's 'most important stop' | CNN

By Ray Sanchez New York (CNN)On a park bench outside a Manhattan housing project, Jenny Ortiz, 65, remembered the day she and several parishioners were led out of Our Lady Queen of Angels Church in handcuffs. A handful of East Harlem residents had staged a peaceful protest one night in 2007 after the New York […]


Op-Led: Prevent humanitarian tragedy in Dominican Republic | CNN

Op-Led: Prevent humanitarian tragedy in Dominican Republic | CNN

BY Led Black (@Led_Black) My mother left the Dominican Republic in the late 1960s and came to New York City to create a better life for her children. I was born and raised in Washington Heights, but I lived in the Dominican Republic for several years as a child and have traveled back every few […]


Harlem: New York’s new tech hub? | CNN Money

Harlem: New York's new tech hub? | CNN Money

By Contessa Gayles  @CNNTech When people think of the fast-growing New York City tech scene, they think Silicon Alley in the posh neighborhoods of lower Manhattan — not 125th Street. Yet Harlem is getting a tech-led makeover, thanks to a new series of economic development initiatives aimed at combating the neighborhood’s infamous high unemployment rates […]


Uptown Video: Dyckman Beer on CNN Español

Uptown Video: Dyckman Beer on CNN Español

CNN En Español recently did a great profile of our good friend Juan Camilo and the Dyckman Beer Co. It is truly amazing what they have been able to accomplish in such a short period of time. If you have never had a Dyckman Beer, then you need to change that sad state of affairs ASAP. […]

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