How New York's Top Latina Politician Melissa Mark-Viverito is Fighting for Women and Immigrants
How New York's Top Latina Politician Melissa Mark-Viverito is Fighting for Women and Immigrants
By Raquel Reichard | 02/23/2017 - 17:03

Last week, New York City Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito gave her last State of the City address, proving more


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Inspiring Latina: Meet Noëlle Santos, An Afro-Latina Campaigning For The Only Bookstore In The Bronx
Inspiring Latina: Meet Noëlle Santos, An Afro-Boricua Campaigning for the Only Bookstore In the Bronx
By Bianca Mercado | 02/21/2017 - 11:42

Noelle Santos is determined to bring her dual purposed vision of an indie bookstore and wine bar, ingeniously named The Lit.


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Subway Therapy
This Artist's 'Subway Therapy' Campaign Gives Much-Needed Hope to New York's Diverse Commuters
By Connie Chavez | 02/17/2017 - 11:22

In support of the Keep Walking America campaign, Johnnie Walker opened a Subway Therapy pop-up in collaboration with Matthew “Levee” Chavez, the New York-based artist most prominently known for his work as the innovator and creator of the Subway Therapy sticky note wall in Union Square.  


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This 11-Year-Old Latino is a Shrink to New York Subway Riders
This 11-Year-Old Latino is a Shrink to New York Subway Riders
By Raquel Reichard | 12/13/2016 - 10:23

If you've ever waited for a train in a New York subway, you know all about how the crowded platform and putrid smell can immediately get you thinking about everything that's wrong in your life.


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Young Lord Iris Morales Talks Film, 50th Anniversary of the Black Power Movement, Solidarity & More
Young Lord Iris Morales Talks Film, 50th Anniversary of the Black Power Movement, Solidarity & More
By Raquel Reichard | 11/17/2016 - 17:20

In 1969, Iris Morales became the first mujer to join the New York chapter of the Puerto Rican nationalist group the Young Lords, bringing fierce feminism to the racial-economic revoluti


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Hooray! Adriano Espaillat Becomes the First-Ever Dominican Elected to U.S. Congress
Hooray! Adriano Espaillat Becomes the First-Ever Dominican Elected to U.S. Congress
By Raquel Reichard | 11/10/2016 - 12:36

As president-elect Donald Trump spreads dangerous myths about undocumented immigrants, Adriano Espaillat’s existence and historic win as the first-ever Dominican-American electe


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Feminist Skate Crew 'Brujas' Honor Deceased Dominican Member Maylin Reynoso
Feminist Skate Crew 'Brujas' Honor Deceased Dominican Sister Maylin Reynoso
By Raquel Reichard | 08/26/2016 - 10:34

The media's silence around Maylin Reynoso's disappearance and subsequent passing remains deafening even one month later, wi


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How One Medical School is Implementing Trans Healthcare
How One Medical School is Implementing Trans Healthcare
By Barbara Gonzalez | 08/13/2016 - 10:00

Healthcare is something that we can all agree is a universal. Everyone should have access to respectful, competent and holistic care when seeking a health provider.


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Swizz Beatz Excludes Local Artists and Latinos From South Bronx Event
Swizz Beatz Gets Heat For Excluding Local Artists and Latinos From Bronx Hip-Hop Event
By Barbara Gonzalez | 08/09/2016 - 15:05

It should be a given by now that if you're going into an inner-city neighborhood to try and do positive and uplifting things, you get people who are actually from the 'hood involved.


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14 Teen Girls Gone Missing In The Bronx Raises Fear of Prostitution Ring
14 Teen Girls Missing in the Bronx Raises Fear of Prostitution Ring
By Barbara Gonzalez | 07/05/2016 - 10:19

UPDATE: The New York Daily News reported that Councilman


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