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Op Ed: Garner Protests a Win for History

Op Ed: Garner Protests a Win for History

You would think as impatient and impulsive as New York is, it would be impossible for the city to remain cool, calm, and collected. But it did.

Stereotypes in the Bronx

Stereotypes in the Bronx

Nellya Blinova, a senior student at Lehman College, interviews fellow students about stereotype.

Stereotypes in the Bronx (Part 2)

Stereotypes in the Bronx (Part 2)

Nellya Blynova, a Lehman College student from Russia, is interviewing young immigrants living in the Bronx about the stereotypes they have to fight on an everyday basis. [youtube]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zORJTESP3OY&feature=youtu.be[/youtube]

Bronx Bridges Showing Their Age

Bronx Bridges Showing Their Age

Traffic is tedious, yet inevitable as New York City works to update its aging infrastructure.

Carrying the Cuban Family Torch

Carrying the Cuban Family Torch

In the 1950s, back in our hometown, La Salud — part of Cuba’s La Habana province — Beny was the unofficial town poet.

Hollywood’s Hidden Hispanic Heritage

Hollywood’s Hidden Hispanic Heritage

Hollywood has a shameful history of giving key Latino roles to non-Latinos. Apparently, they believe credibility can be forsaken when casting Hispanic roles.

Guantanamo Has a History

Guantanamo Has a History

Long before it became synonymous with al-Qaida prisoners, Guantanamo was a U.S. Naval Base with a long and fascinating history.

On Immigration Reform, the Democrats Caved

On Immigration Reform, the Democrats Caved

Just when we thought we were about to see fair and compassionate immigration reform, when we thought the Latino vote in the presidential election had opened a real pathway to U.S. citizenship for some 11 million undocumented immigrants…

Florida’s 500th Birthday Should Be a National Holiday

Florida’s 500th Birthday Should Be a National Holiday

When Florida marks its quincentennial, the whole nation should be celebrating its 500th birthday.