Cultures

Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. Celebrates Ecuadorian Heritage, 9/21

Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. Celebrates Ecuadorian Heritage, 9/21

Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr hosts a Corporate Gala celebrating Ecuadorian Heritage Month on September 21, 6-9pm.

1st Annual New York Black Book Expo will be held on Saturday, September 23

1st Annual New York Black Book Expo, September 23

The 1st Annual New York Black Book Expo will be held on Saturday, September 23, 2017 from 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. at the National Black Theater located 2031 5th Avenue (Between 125th and 126th Street) Harlem, NY. Sponsors, Authors, […]

Altice USA Hispanic Heritage Essay Contest

Altice USA Hispanic Heritage Essay Contest

Essays must be received by November 1, 2017, with winners to be announced in early December.   Prizes include a $1,500 cash scholarship and iPad minis.

Altice USA Hispanic Heritage Essay Contest

Altice USA Hispanic Heritage Essay Contest

Essays must be received by November 1, 2017, with winners to be announced in early December.   Prizes include a $1,500 cash scholarship and iPad minis.

Hispanic Heritage Month

Hispanic Heritage Month

Friday, September 15 — Today marks the start of National Hispanic Heritage Month — a time to recognize the contributions and cultures of the nation’s fastest-growing population group. The idea started as a special week in 1968 and was expanded […]

48th Annual African American Day Parade, 9/17

48th Annual African American Day Parade, 9/17

48th Annual African American Day Parade kicks off in Harlem on Sunday, 9/17 at 1pm.

48th Annual African American Day Parade, 9/17

48th Annual African American Day Parade, 9/17

48th Annual African American Day Parade kicks off in Harlem on Sunday, 9/17 at 1pm.

Senator Ruben Diaz joins Assemblyman Luis Sepulveda, City Councilman Rafael Salamanca and Assemblyman Victor Pichardo in honoring one of the evening's honorees, Mike LaVallie, owner of GVC school bus company, a major employer of  borough women. Photo credit: Bob Kappstatter

Sepulveda, Electeds Celebrate Borough’s Dominican-Americans 

Bronx electeds  celebrated the borough’s Dominican-Americans and their accomplishments at the annual Abrazo Dominicana (Dominican Embrace) celebration on Friday, July 28 at Maestro’s caterers. With 500 invited guests in attendance, Senator Ruben Diaz, Assemblymembers Luis Sepulveda, Victor Pichardo, Marcos Crespo, and […]

Op-Ed: The Key to Garifuna Unity? Garifuna Identity

Op-Ed: The Key to Garifuna Unity? Garifuna Identity

The Key to Garifuna Unity? Garifuna Identity  By José Francisco Ávila Haga Clic Para Leer En Español  In response to my latest article, one of the readers sent me a message stating, “This was an timely reminder of this prestigious event. […]

Summit on Latinos 2017 Credit: Vicente Villafañe

Summit on Latinos: NYC Top Latino Leaders Create Action Agenda

New York City’s most prominent Latino leaders, activists, politicians and members of the Latino communities gathered at Hunter College’s Silberman School of Social work today at the first Summit on Latinos (SOL): “Shaping the Future of New York City”, where […]

Source: Hawai'i Digital Newspaper Project

Hawaiian Islands Annexed

This week in 1898, the United States. began absorbing an island paradise en route to making it a treasured part of the nation. President William McKinley signed a resolution annexing the Hawaiian Islands, then an independent republic. A short time […]

by · July 10, 2017 · History, Race and Culture
Top 50 Best Schools for Hispanic Students

Top 50 Best Schools for Hispanic Students

With over 50 million Hispanic people in the United States, and only 48% planning on pursuing a higher education (according to the Pew Research Center in 2009), it is imperative that Hispanic students are lifted up, accepted, and supported fully […]

Bronx Dominican Heritage celebration, July 18

Bronx Dominican Heritage celebration, July 18

Join Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz, Jr. and others for a Bronx Dominican Heritage celebration honoring the 2017 Dominican Day Parade leadership on July 18, 6:30PM. at Bronx County Building, 851 Grand Concourse in the Bronx, NY. RSVP by July […]

Eid Mubarak

Eid Mubarak

The month-long Muslim holiday of Ramadan has concluded this weekend. The Bronx Chronicle extends best wishes to all those celebrating Eid al-Fitr.   Eid Mubarak to all Bronx Muslims.  

by · June 25, 2017 · Cultures, Holidays, Religion
Profiled America: Yale Man

Profiled America: Yale Man

Monday, June 19 — The first Chinese student to graduate from an American college was Yung Wing, a naturalized American who received his Bachelor of Arts degree from Yale University in New Haven, Connecticut, this month in 1854. That year, some […]