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Pregones Theatre

Professor Miguel Perez talks to Rosalba Rolon, artistic director Pregones, a longstanding Hispanic theater in the Bronx.

The Bronx: In Search of a Breath of Fresh Air

The Bronx: In Search of a Breath of Fresh Air

The Bronx has one of the highest asthma hospitalization rates in the country. According to a Lehman College Geographic Information Sciences research team, there is a definite link between asthma hospitalization and air pollution in the Bronx.

Fuir l’Irak, à Ottawa

Fuir l’Irak, à Ottawa

Plus de 5.500 soldats américains ont fuit l’Irak depuis le début de la guerre, soit 11% des forces armées. D’après le Pentagone, ces militaires seraient entre 200 et 1.000 à avoir cherché refuge au Canada.

9/11 Increases Types of Profiling

9/11 Increases Types of Profiling

Authorities use race, religion, and accents to identify possible criminals. A growing number of Americans say they’ve been profiled.

Women’s Herstory Month

Women’s Herstory Month

African-Americans do it in February. Latinos do it in September and October. Asians do it in May. So, when do women celebrate their history and heritage?

Accra, Ghana

Accra, Ghana

Historically, Accra was founded in the 1500’s by the Ga people who had immigrated from Ille-ife, a town located in modern-day Nigeria. The word “Accra” was derived from an Ashanti word,“nkran,” which literally means ants, in reference to the numerous anthills located in the surrounding countryside

CUNY Prep: A School to Drop Back In

CUNY Prep: A School to Drop Back In

It’s a place built on the idea that people deserve a second chance, a Bronx spot for potential losers to become winners, a school for dropouts to drop back in.

The Bronx Institute: Helping Students to Stay In School

The Bronx Institute: Helping Students to Stay In School

For Herminio Martinez, it all goes back to his youth. Helping young people pursue an education is his way of repaying the favor he received when he was a 14-year-old Cuban refugee struggling to learn the English language and enroll in a public New York middle school.

I Due Primati di Nancy Pelosi

I Due Primati di Nancy Pelosi

by Mara Palermo Bronx Journal Staff Writer Originally published December 2006 La vittoria dei democratici nelle elezioni del sette novembre è il trionfo di Nancy Pelosi, la deputata italo-americana che diventa la prima donna Speaker della House of Representatives. Per la donna e per la rappresentante politica, i circa di 26 milioni di italo-americani applaudono […]