Posts Tagged ‘Voices of NY’

Online campaign aids mother seeking sanctuary | Manhattan Times

Online campaign aids mother seeking sanctuary | Manhattan Times

An online crowd-funding campaign has been launched to help pay legal fees for Amanda Morales-Guerra, the Guatemalan immigrant seeking refuge from deportation in a Washington Heights church. Morales-Guerra and her three young children took sanctuary at Holyrood Church on August 17 after being told by Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) officials that she would be […]


NYC Children Ask Santa for Trump Not to Deport Their Parents | Voices of NY

NYC Children Ask Santa for Trump Not to Deport Their Parents | Voices of NY

By Edwin Martínez – Source: El Diario/La Prensa | Translated by K. Casiano from Spanish Original story Christmas is around the corner, and while Santa Claus gets his sleigh ready to start giving out gifts to bring joy to millions of people around the world, staff at the U.S. Postal Service (USPS) are working full […]


The Legacy of the Dominican Bodega | Voices of NY

The Legacy of the Dominican Bodega | Voices of NY

By Carmen Molina Tamacas – El Diario/La Prensa | Translated by K. Casiano from Spanish Original story Seventy thousand dollars in three payments. This is the amount that Juan Soto – along with two partners – paid when he acquired a business that would become one of the Bronx’s first bodegas. He was only 21 […]


The History of Hip-Hop, in Photos and More | Voices of NY

The History of Hip-Hop, in Photos and More | Voices of NY

By Melissa Noel “Hip-Hop Revolution” is an exhibition that tells the story of hip-hop – from its early days to its rise into mainstream pop culture where it has made a major cultural impact worldwide. The exhibit features more than 100 photographs taken by renowned New York-based photographers Janette Beckman, Joe Conzo, and Martha Cooper […]

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