Posts Tagged ‘Mexicans’

Must Watch: Groundbreaking Documentary Series Latino Americans

Must Watch: Groundbreaking Documentary Series Latino Americans

LATINO AMERICANS relies on historical accounts and personal experiences to vividly tell the stories of early settlement, conquest and immigration; of tradition and reinvention; of anguish and celebration; and of the creation of this new American identity with an influx of arrivals from Mexico, Spain, Puerto Rico, Cuba, the Dominican Republic and countries in Central […]


In protest, with love | Manhattan Times

In protest, with love | Manhattan Times

Story and photos by Robin Elisabeth Kilmer Love and action. This past Wed., Apr. 10th was billed as a day devoted to both, as part of a nationwide wave of protest centered on immigration reform. Hundreds of thousands of immigrant rights advocates gathered in Washington D.C. and all throughout the country to call on legislators […]


Save the Date: George Lopez @ The 92Y on May 7th

Save the Date: George Lopez @ The 92Y on May 7th

Tuesday, May 7th, 2013, 5:30 pm Kaufmann Concert Hall Lexington Avenue at 92nd  St George Lopez (G-Lo to his fans) has built a career finding humor in everything from politics to his Hispanic roots. Join him for this rare New York City appearance as he opens up about his groundbreaking career and his brazen new […]


“Making Boats Go Fast”: Uptown Teens Learn to Row | The Uptowner

“Making Boats Go Fast”: Uptown Teens Learn to Row | The Uptowner

By Elizabeth Stuart The current on the Harlem River is strong. Despite the best efforts of a crew of eight 14- and 15-year-olds, it’s rapidly sweeping the long, skinny boat toward shore. Twelve-foot oars flail. One rower, her hand smashed between a paddle and the lurching shell, starts to bleed. “It’s burning,” she shrieks, eyes […]


Illegal Status Keeps Immigrant Tenants In Poor Housing | The Uptowner

Illegal Status Keeps Immigrant Tenants In Poor Housing | The Uptowner

By Sune Engel Rasmussen “It’s very dirty here, all the apartments have rats,” says Catalina Espinosa, 34, who opens her door on the fifth floor carrying an infant son with one arm while a daughter peeks out from behind her. Three stories below, Tino Torres, 40, has lived with rodents for all his five years […]


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