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Independence Day 2013-Hosted by Assemblyman Mark Gjonaj

Albanian Independence Day : Showing Our Gratitude

I eagerly await the celebration of Albanian Independence Day here in The Bronx. This year, Assemblyman Mark Gjonaj will be hosting this event on Sunday, November 30 at Maestro’s starting at 2:00 PM. Details will be forthcoming. As a Jew […]

by · November 17, 2014 · Cultures, Editorials, History, Local News
Pictured: Roberto Ragone; Marilyn Ocasio; Eduardo Sanchez and; Art Bernal. 
Photo: Sarah Marcantonio Coursey

The Vito Marcantonio Forum Memorializes Morgan Powell; And Then Commemorates Vito Marcantonio

By Roberto Ragone A Momentum towards Remembrance Over several months the Vito Marcantonio Forum had begun a collaboration with the Drama Workshop Project in its second phase of activity to remember legendary Congressman Vito Marcantonio on the 60th anniversary of […]

There He Stands: Vito Marcantonio Remembered

There He Stands: Vito Marcantonio Remembered

Guest Piece written by Morgan Powell The occasion of a major American progressive’s memorial on Saturday, August 9 compelled me to visit some places that remain from his times.  Come walk with me.  We’ll also recognize others buried within Woodlawn […]

by · August 19, 2014 · History, Op Ed, Politics