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Saved from the Dinner Table

Saved from the Dinner Table

As Kathy Stevens walks through her bustling sanctuary, she is greeted by content farm animals.

Santa Muerte: She’s Not Judgmental

Santa Muerte: She’s Not Judgmental

There are some Latinos who believe that there is a “saint” outside the Catholic faith that is more receptive to their prayers.

Deep Roots of Black Hair Angst

Deep Roots of Black Hair Angst

A lot of black hair journeys begin the same way: a little black girl, no older than four, and a ‘no lye’ relaxer kit. In that box is the key to being beautiful.

Africans Find a Home in the Bronx

Africans Find a Home in the Bronx

A growing number of Africans are choosing the Bronx as their migration destination.

Eddie Daniels: Master of his Fate

Eddie Daniels: Master of his Fate

Fair-skinned enough to pass for a white man, South African freedom fighter Eddie Daniels would rather be classified as black.

Everlasting Beauty: RIP in the Bronx

Everlasting Beauty: RIP in the Bronx

They say you can’t take it with you, but a tour of Woodlawn’s palatial tombs and faux temples reveals that many of its residents died trying.

Freestyle Music Refuses to Die

Freestyle Music Refuses to Die

You could hear it everywhere – on the radio and throughout the club circuit; the music was inescapable. If you were in or around the Bronx in the 1980s and early 1990s, and you were Latino, then there is a definite chance that freestyle music touched your life.

Schomburg’s Legacy Lives in Harlem

Schomburg’s Legacy Lives in Harlem

By Earl Mcfield Bronx Journal Staff Writer When Arturo Alfonso Schomburg was growing up in his native Puerto Rico, a teacher told him that, “black people have no history, no heroes, and no great moments.” The statement made such an impact on the young boy, that he set out on a life-long    crusade to prove […]

La  Herencia Hispana Ocultada en America

La  Herencia Hispana Ocultada en America

Este no es el mes de fiesta hispana. Es el mes de la herencia hispana. Deberíamos ponerle un acento a la palabra herencia.