Archive | July, 2011
Jose Marti

Cuban National Hero José Martí: Poet, Writer, Activist

By Victoria Cepeda, Efrain Nieves Every time we write on historical figures, during the research process, our options, on what to bring you, expand. Thus, in our quest for content we are naturally pulled to where it all began for Native and non-Native Latin American. We are often taken back to the time when the Spanish ruled most of the […]

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Goizueta Foundation Grants $5.8 Million To Increase Hispanic/Latino Learning & Afterschool Programs At YMCAs.

By Victoria Cepeda & Efrain Nieves The Goizueta Foundation, founded by Cuban-American  and Yale graduate Roberto C. Goizueta back in 1992, granted the YMCA USA $5.8 million  to increase “early learning and afterschool programs for Hispanic and Latino families, with a focus on those from underserved communities.”  The foundation “aims to support educational programs that promote sustainable […]

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Hip Hop: Mellow Man Ace’s Mentirosa

By Efrain Nieves & Victoria Cepeda If you were a teenager in the 80’s and 90’s then you will agree Hip-Hop is not the same today as it was back then. From beats, rhythms and style, Hip-Hop is a totally different genre. Even the name has changed, in those days we called it rap (although some might argue that […]

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