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 →


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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 →


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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 →


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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 →


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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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Harlem Rep. Espaillat Holds Roundtable On Impact On The Dominican Republic (Spanish)

Today, Congressman Adriano Espaillat, hosted a Member roundtable to discuss the impact of Section 232 tariffs on the Dominican Republic and continued efforts to rebuild Puerto Rico. Continue Reading →


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National PR Day Parade Launches 2018 Scholarship Program

This year the program will award 100 scholarships valued at $2,000 each, for a total $200,000, to exceptional students of Puerto Rican descent that are making a difference in their communities. Continue Reading →


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