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Jennifer Vigo’s Drawings Defy Expectations & Stand Up to Bullying.

By Victoria Cepeda They say that the apple does not fall far from the tree. This statement could not have been more accurate than  in the case of Jennifer Vigo. Her father is the one and only spoken word artist Mark Anthony Vigo .  The same Mark that can be found just about anywhere, from […]

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Photo courtesy of  http://www.powhatanmuseum.com/Anacaona.html. Detail of Anacona.  
This sculpture was made from cherry 
wood, wisteria vines, gold leaf, conch 
shell and Amazon parrot feathers.

Anacaona, India de Raza Cautiva

Anacaona, meaning Golden Flower, was born in 1474 in Yaguana known today as the town of Léogane, Haiti. She was the wife of Caonabo, who ruled what was then known as Maguana and was one of the five Caciques who possessed the island of Quisqueya. Her brother Bohechío, was Cacique of Xaragua (Jaraguá) which was […]

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Entrepeneurial Latinas: Angelia Cabrera’s Jewelry Carves A Niche In The Fashion Industry.

by Victoria Cepeda We often read about famous Latinos/as that have made it big or whose track record have contributed to our history.  While there is nothing wrong about supporting and promoting our notable and newsworthy “gente“ we should also recognize the efforts and hard work of our local Latino “empresarios”. They are the local […]

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