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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

Bronx Native American Festival at Pelham Bay Park – September 25th

Bronx Native American Festival at Pelham Bay Park – September 25th

Ecuadorian Heritage Month Celebration – September 22nd

Ecuadorian Heritage Month Celebration – September 22nd

Join the City Council At The West Indian-American Day Parade, 9/5

Join the City Council At The West Indian-American Day Parade, 9/5

Looking for something fun and cultural to do this Labor Day Monday (September 5)? Then come march with the New York City Council in the 49th Annual West Indian-American Day Parade! This annual celebration of Caribbean culture and pride is one […]

African Cultural Parade & Festival, August 13

African Cultural Parade & Festival, August 13

  The National Ghana Parade Council, the National Council of Ghanaians Association, the African Friends of US, and Aduana Kuo of North America will host the Afro Cultural Parade & Festival.  The event will take place on Saturday, August 13th in Crotona Park in […]

The Dangerous Double Standard for People of Color Playing ‘Pokémon Go’ | via Mic.com

The Dangerous Double Standard for People of Color Playing ‘Pokémon Go’ | via Mic.com

Forget the hyperbole, consider the daily stress of the racial double standard faced by African Americans (even trying to have fun).

by · July 11, 2016 · Cultures, Media and Society, News
HARRIET TUBMAN CELEBRATION – MARTHA’S VINEYARD BRUNCH AUGUST 13TH, 2016

HARRIET TUBMAN CELEBRATION – MARTHA’S VINEYARD BRUNCH AUGUST 13TH, 2016

The Harlem Fine Arts celebrates Harriet Tubman with a brunch lecture at the Harbor View Hotel on Martha’s Vineyard, MA., August 13.

by · July 3, 2016 · Bulletin Board, Cultures, Women
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Profile America: Indian Citizenship 

Today, there are over 2 million single-race American Indians possessing full citizenship, and 566 federally recognized tribes.

by · July 1, 2016 · Cultures, Profile America
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Profile America: Yale Man

The first Chinese student to graduate from an American college–Yale University–was Yung Wing.

by · June 18, 2016 · Cultures, Profile America
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NPRDP 2016 CELEBRATES 152nd STREET CULTURAL FESTIVAL IN THE BRONX

Celebrate Puerto Rican Culture with this exciting outdoor, all-day festival featuring live music entertainment, ethnic food, arts & crafts, and family-fun activities.

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BP Diaz Celebrates Guyana’s 50th Anniversary of Independence

With over 140, 000 Guyanese immigrants residing in New York City and more than 14,000 calling The Bronx home, it is a proud moment to host the Inaugural Bronx Guyanese Day Celebration.

BP Diaz To Host Ramadan Event, June 16

BP Diaz To Host Ramadan Event, June 16

Join BP Diaz to celebrate Ramadan on June 16 at 7pm on the campus of Lehman College, 250 Bedford Park Blvd.

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Profile America: Asian and Pacific Islanders Heritage Month

This month recognizes one of the nation’s fastest-growing population groups — those of Asian and Pacific American heritage.

by · May 9, 2016 · Cultures, Profile America