NYC Deploys 24 Additional Personnel To Puerto Rico To Assist In The Response To Earthquakes

Mayor Bill de Blasio today announced that New York City will deploy 24 additional City personnel to Puerto Rico to support the City of San Juan. Continue Reading →

Signature Petition Drive Asking President Trump & HUD To End Aid Blockage To PR

Power4PuertoRico, a national coalition of organizations and leaders who advocate for the rebuilding of Puerto Rico and support for displaced families following the aftermath of hurricanes Irma and Maria. Continue Reading →

Uptown Council Member Ydanis Rodriguez Statement Regarding Tropical Storm Dorian

We must get ready to help our Dominican and Puerto Rican brothers and sisters if the Tropical Storm Dorian becomes worst. Continue Reading →

Seitu’s World: National Puerto Rican Day Parade 2019 (Photographs)

Photographs by Seitu Oronde

On Sunday, June 9, 2019, Seitu was at the National Puerto Rican Day Parade 2019 on 72nd Street and 5th Avenue to celebrate Puerto Rican culture from Harlem to Hollywood. Continue Reading →

Festival Brings Crowd Before Puerto Rican Day Parade To East Harlem

It’s the largest Latin street festival in New York City — a celebration of the Puerto Rican community of East Harlem and beyond. Continue Reading →

Harlem Rep. Espaillat And Sen. Warrens Legislation Housing For Survivors Of Natural Disasters

United States Senator Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) and Representative Adriano Espaillat today led 10 of their Senate and House colleagues in reintroducing legislation that enables survivors of major natural disasters to receive housing assistance. Continue Reading →

Meet The Fabulous Food And The Chefs Behind Puerto Rico’s Buzzing New Dining Scene

With deep roots in Harlem, as Puerto Rico emerges from the shadows of tragedy, a small but mighty generation of expat chefs is returning to the island to give its long-lagging culinary scene a dash of new hope. Continue Reading →

East Harlem’s African/Afro-Caribbean Legendary Poet Julia de Burgos 1914 – 1953

Julia de Burgos, February 17, 1914 – July 6, 1953, was a poet from Puerto Rico. As an advocate of Puerto Rican independence, she served as Secretary General of the Daughters of Freedom, the women’s branch of the Puerto Rican Nationalist Party. Continue Reading →

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