Race and Culture

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.

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.

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 […]

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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 […]

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 […]

Charles Barkley will host 'American Race' On TNT exploring American racial issues. (Credit: TNT)

CHARLES BARKLEY TACKLES RACISM IN TNT SERIES, “AMERICAN RACE”

By Luis Vazquez Charles Barkley has always been outspoken. The former NBA superstar has always understood the plight of African-Americans in the United States having grown up in Alabama in the deep South. But in producing his TNT series “American […]

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The First Americans: Hispanics

Wednesday, April 26 — The first baby of European parentage born on the shores of the future United States came into this then-New World in 1566. Martin de Argȕelles Jr. was born to a soldier father, who had brought his wife, […]

Black, Latino, and Asian Caucus Applauds Supreme Court Ruling on Racial Prejudice

Black, Latino, and Asian Caucus Applauds Supreme Court Ruling on Racial Prejudice

Senator Klein Highlights the IDC’s Religious Freedom Package

Senator Klein Highlights the IDC’s Religious Freedom Package

UNITED AGAINST HATE: LOCAL ELECTED OFFICIALS JOIN MUSLIM AND JEWISH COMMUNITY LEADERS TO RALLY AGAINST RECENT WAVE OF HATE CRIMES Senator Klein Highlights the IDC’s Religious Freedom Package Bronx, NY – With Muslims across the country facing intolerance in light […]

After wave of threats against JCCs, IDC announces Religious Freedom Package

After wave of threats against JCCs, IDC announces Religious Freedom Package

After wave of threats against JCCs, IDC announces Religious Freedom Package Legislative measures crackdown on hate against all religious groups Albany, NY — After four bomb threats were lodged against Jewish Community Centers in New York, members of the Independent […]