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La lucha de los de abajo

Bárbara J. Figueroa Rosa / Primera Hora Vienen desde abajo, desde las esquinas marginadas del país. Vienen desde esos rincones que los de arriba, sean...

30 Years of Resistance: NBHRN Commemorates Legacy of Political Prisoners at “Jornada 360”

Magdaleno Castañeda On April 3 National Boricua Human Rights Network (NBHRN) hosted “Jornada 360: A Commemoration of 360 Months of Incarceration and a Celebration of...

“72 Block by Block” Diabetes Empowerment Center Opens on Paseo Boricua

Jaleen Starling After much anticipation, the “72 Block by Block” Diabetes Intervention Campaign will open the doors to its Diabetes Empowerment Center located at La...

A Prison Behind a Glass Window: A mock cell in Humboldt Park is bringing...

Xavier “Xavi” Luis Burgos Passing Western Avenue and entering through a humongous steel Puerto Rican flag, marking the entrance to Paseo Boricua and Humboldt Park,...

20th Annual Abolition of Slavery Concert Dedicated to La Plena: Local Humboldt...

Marisol Rodríguez On Saturday, March 20 Park West Theater was filled with Puerto Rican music enthusiasts and local community members for Segundo Ruiz Belvis Cultural...

“Úteros” Exhibit at IPRAC Showcases Eclectic Paintings of Richard Santiago

Eric López The Institute of Puerto Rican Arts and Culture (IPRAC) opened a new exhibit entitled “Úteros” by the artist Richard Santiago on Saturday,...

Community mobilizes to keep Cocineros in Humboldt Park

The Cocineros Unidos de Humboldt Park’s presence in the park was threatened when Park Concessions Management, a private company contracted by the Chicago Park...

Puerto Rican Restaurant Summit: A Success on Paseo Boricua

Eduardo Arocho The Division Street Business Development Association (DSBDA) hosted the first Puerto Rican Restaurant Summit at the famous Teresa Roldan Apartments on the corner...

Fíjate: Is Latina/o a Race?

Xavier “Xavi” Luis Burgos “I’m going to put Black as my race,” says Andrew Torres, 16, a student of the Barrio, Arts, Culture, and...

PACHS Principal Speaks at Harvard University Education Conference

A Reflection by Raymond Rodríguez On February 26 I went to Boston, Mass. to see Matt Rodriguez, Dr. Pedro Albizu Campos High School principal, speak...

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