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Bronx Chamber of Commerce Black Heritage Celebration Luncheon – February 24th

Bronx Chamber of Commerce Black Heritage Celebration Luncheon – February 24th

by · February 18, 2017 · Bulletin Board, Cultures
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An Act To Amend The Education Law, In Relation To Instruction On The Garifuna People

An Act To Amend The Education Law, In Relation To Instruction On The Garifuna People By José Francisco Avila As previously announced, New York State Senator Rubén Díaz has introduced Senate Bill No. S07175 to amend the New York State […]

by · February 15, 2017 · Cultures, Editorials, Law
Bulletin Board: Stretch Music Festival @ Harlem Stage, 2/17-2/17, 7PM

Bulletin Board: Stretch Music Festival @ Harlem Stage, 2/17-2/17, 7PM

Come and explore the boundaries of R&B, Soul, Hip Hop, Trap, Jazz and alternative music with some of music’s most daring musicians and improvisers as Christian Scott aTunde Adjuah presents the first annual Stretch Music Festival. Featuring performances by Butcher […]

Dozens of Bronx delis shut their doors at 12 noon on Thursday in a protest against President Trump's immigration ban.--Photo by David Greene

Bodega Ghost Town: Bronx Delis Close in Protest

Bodega Ghost-town: Hundreds of Deli Owners Protest Trump’s Immigration Policy by David Greene   Bodegas and delis around the city shut for eight-hours, as a silent protest to President Donald Trump’s “temporary” immigration ban that has so far detained or […]

Profile America: Rosa Parks

Profile America: Rosa Parks

Saturday, February 4 — Adding poignancy to Black History Month, today marks the birthday in 1913 of Rosa Parks, a community activist who became a symbol of the fight for civil equality. Parks was arrested for refusing to give up her […]

Celebrates Valentine’s Day with AMOR en SALSA at Lehman Center, Feb. 11

Celebrates Valentine’s Day with AMOR en SALSA at Lehman Center, Feb. 11

Lehman Center for the Performing Arts celebrates Valentine’s Day with AMOR en SALSA, a special concert of the best romantic Salsa interpreters featuring TITO ROJAS (“Sensual”), MAELO RUIZ (El cantante del amor), NINO SEGARRA (“Enamorado”) and GIRO LOPEZ (Amor Lunático) on Saturday, February 11th, 2017 at 8pm. This concert is produced by Lehman Center and José Raposo. […]

Muslim and Immigrant Coalition for Justice Forum, January 18

Muslim and Immigrant Coalition for Justice Forum, January 18

The next upcoming forum of the Muslim and Immigrant Coalition for Justice, January 18, 2017 at Hostos Community College, 120 East 149th Street (Walton Av), Bronx NY, 6-9pm.

Screening of “Divided by Diversity” tonight at 6:30 P.M. at The Bronx Museum sponsored by Justice League NYC.

‘Divided By Diversity’ Film Screening

Screening of “Divided by Diversity” tonight at 6:30 P.M. at The Bronx Museum on 1040 Grand Concourse (165th Street). This event is sponsored by Justice League NYC and will be followed by a panel with the full cast and the director. […]

SNEAKER MADNESS ON FORDHAM ROAD FOR SPACE JAM 11

SNEAKER MADNESS ON FORDHAM ROAD FOR SPACE JAM 11

Space Jam 11 Lands At Fordham Road Foot Locker by David Greene Bronx NY — Jovanie Wyllie of Brooklyn joined about a dozen others who braved freezing temperatures and heavy winds, as they camped outside of Foot Locker on East Fordham […]

by · December 12, 2016 · Cultures, News
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Profile America: Our Native Land

Profile America — Wednesday, November 30. As American Indian and Alaska Native Heritage Month concludes, it’s worth noting that much of the U.S. population lives in states and towns with names derived from those originally given them by America’s first […]

by · November 30, 2016 · Cultures, Profile America
Come Celebrate the 104th Anniversary of Albanian Independence

Come Celebrate the 104th Anniversary of Albanian Independence

ALBANIAN AMERICAN COMMUNITY AND ASSEMBLYMAN MARK GJONAJ CORDIALLY INVITE YOU TO JOIN THE CELEBRATION OF THE 104TH ANNIVERSARY OF ALBANIAN INDEPENDENCE Dear Friend, We are excited the Albanian American Community is getting together for the upcoming Celebration of the 104th […]

by · November 6, 2016 · Bulletin Board, Cultures, History
BP Diaz hosts Bronx Diwali celebration

BP Diaz hosts Bronx Diwali celebration

BP Diaz hosts Bronx Diwali celebration   “Recognizing the Hindu Community” Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. hosted the 2nd Annual Diwali celebration observing the Hindu Festival of Lights and recognizing the growing Hindu community at the Vishnu Mandir Temple […]

by · November 2, 2016 · Community Affairs, Cultures, Holidays
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BP DIAZ HOSTS THE 2ND ANNUAL DIWALI FESTIVAL

BP DIAZ HOSTS THE 2ND ANNUAL DIWALI FESTIVAL RECOGNIZING THE GROWING HINDU COMMUNITY   On Thursday, October 27, 2016 Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. will host the 2ndAnnual Diwali celebration observing the Hindu Festival of Lights at the Vishnu […]

Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. to Celebrate Italian-American Heritage

Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. to Celebrate Italian-American Heritage

Diwali Cultural Show at Vishnu Mandir – October 27th

Diwali Cultural Show at Vishnu Mandir – October 27th