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New York City, Birthplace of the Puerto Rican Flag

By Efrain Nieves Today, as Puerto Rican flags are waved along Fifth Avenue in New York City,  one thing must be noted: it was in this very city that the first Puerto Rican flag, not to be confused with the Lares flag, was first conceived and sewn. The year was 1892, according to some historical […]

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U.S. Latino History: 2 Year Anniversary of Sotomayor’s Appointment as Supreme Court Justice

On this day in U.S. Latino history: Sonia Sotomayor was sworn-in as the 111th justice of the U.S. Supreme Court. Sotomayor became the first Hispanic and only the third woman to ever serve on the nation’s highest court. President Obama nominated the 55-year-old federal appeals court judge to replace retired Justice David Souter . In […]

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LatinosNYC Leads By Example

By Victoria Cepeda Thanksgiving is just around the corner. Many of us will look for volunteer opportunities to help out around our areas as a sign of gratitude for having far more than thousands in the nation lack. The concept of volunteering varies from individual to individual with some donating their time and others their money. Then […]

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