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Puerto Rico's Transgender Community Hits the Big Screen at Tribeca Play

Puerto Rico’s Transgender Community Hits the Big Screen at Tribeca

by Jamilah King on April 22 2014, 3:51PM

A new film made its debut at the festival this week.

Topics: Culture

Puerto Rican Film 'Por Amor En El Caserio' Premiers in New York

Puerto Rican Film ‘Por Amor En El Caserio’ Premiers in New York

by Von Diaz on November 11 2013, 10:59AM

The film premiers November 11 at John Jay College.

Topics: /NOW

Yasmin Hernandez's Soldaderas Mural in East Harlem

Yasmin Hernandez’s Soldaderas Mural in East Harlem

by Stokely Baksh, Jamilah King on October 24 2011, 10:00AM

The Puerto Rican muralist has a vision for East Harlem

Topics: Arts & Culture

Puerto Rican Politicians Remain Silent on Homophobic Violence

Puerto Rican Politicians Remain Silent on Homophobic Violence

by MIchael Lavers on June 27 2011, 12:41PM

Homophobic violence has swept the island in recent months, killing 18 people. Now, activists and victims’ families have renewed calls for lawmakers and religious leaders to stop inciting hate speech.

Topics: Gender & Sexuality, LGBT Pride 2011

Why Obama's Visit to Puerto Rico Won't Sway Latino Voters

Why Obama’s Visit to Puerto Rico Won’t Sway Latino Voters

by Julianne Hing on June 15 2011, 10:36AM

Recent polls show that immigration reform tops the list of Latino voters’ concerns. And so far the president’s been slow to act.

Topics: Immigration

18 Killed in Wave of Homophobic Violence in Puerto Rico

18 Killed in Wave of Homophobic Violence in Puerto Rico

by Jamilah King on June 10 2011, 1:41PM

After three more murders in one week, activists charge hateful rhetoric from the governor and religious leaders is spurring violence.

Topics: Gender & Sexuality

Does the American Dream Have an Expiration Date?

by Michelle Chen on November 21 2009, 7:26AM

When making the case for immigration’s contribution to society, activists reflexively highlight the economic resilience of immigrant families, particularly their seemingly ceaseless drive to work their way up from poverty. While the tired “American Dream” mythology seems perilously naive…

Topics: Immigration

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