Join NMCIR and the community as we unite Harlem, Washington Heights and Inwood to stand together with love and compassion against hate. We will be demanding an end to detention and deportation, collaboration between ICE and local police, the separation of families, and the countless violations immigrants are forced to endure. If you would like to […]
by Annmarie Fertoli Lines at the Dominican consulate in Times Square have been long. Staff there say in average years, there’s usually about 200 people a day. But in the past month, that’s more than doubled. By mid-morning this week, hundreds of people crowded into the consulate in lines snaking through the hallways. Patricia Sanchez […]
In this awesome video from Allure and StyleLikeU, mother-daughter duo Raquel Cepeda and Djali Brown-Cepeda talk about combating identity stereotypes, embracing their natural hair, and advocating the importance of being comfortable in one’s own skin.
BY Mel à la mODE (@MelalamODE) “I can be successful at ______________ even though the people at the top don’t look like me.” One of my favorite quotes as heard this past Saturday at a forum on Dominican identity in Washington Heights, NYC, appropriately named, Quisqueya Heights. The event was carefully coordinated by a friend […]
Greetings from Nueva York, is an interactive event series, that blends live music and art.
Get your tickets: http://eventbrite.com/GreetingsFromNuevaYork/
The good folks at Dominican York are throwing a Pop-Up Shop celebrating Dominican American Heritage and the release of their new collection at Dyckman Bar (221 Dyckman St) tonight starting at 7pm.
BY Led Black (@Led_Black) I am a Dominican York. According to the Urban Dictionary, a Dominican York is either a Dominican immigrant living and working in New York City or an American-born person of Dominican descent who was raised in NYC. Originally the term was used derisively to refer to the drug dealers and criminals […]
Check out Led Black’s inaugural post for the über awesome site Being Latino. In the piece entitled I Am A Dominican York, Led Black waxes eloquent on his growing up in an old-school Dominican household in Washington Heights. Read the article: I Am A Dominican York – Being Latino We invite you to like our […]
BY Led Black (@Led_Black) If you don’t know what a Pale (pronounced pa le) is, chances are, that you are not Dominican. A Pale is any combination of 2 numbers that a person chooses as their pick for the Dominican lottery. Typically, depending on where you play your numbers, each Pale pays $1,100 for each […]