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Posts tagged "Columbia"
The Nuyorican Revolution

The Nuyorican Revolution

NARRATIVELY: For half a century, spoken-word savants have seized their roots and given a voice to the Puerto Ricans of New York, creating a dynamic literary movement that continues to evolve in the city's shifting cultural landscape.
As Violence Rises, a Sanctuary for East Harlem Women

As Violence Rises, a Sanctuary for East Harlem Women

NORTHATTAN: A recent study revealed that nearly a quarter of American women experienced domestic violence last year. The Violence Intervention Program is working to reduce these negative numbers.
Park Advocates Uneasy over $7 Million Tennis Center Expansion Plan

Park Advocates Uneasy over $7 Million Tennis Center Expansion Plan

NORTHATTAN: Community activists from East Harlem and the South Bronx argue that the John McEnroe Tennis Academy should be more accessible for local people – but the man himself says he shares the same goal.
Faith Leaders Rally Against Fracking

Faith Leaders Rally Against Fracking

On December 8, representatives of diverse religious communities gathered to learn about hydraulic fracturing – and many are planning to petition state legislators to keep fracking companies out of New York.
A New Approach to Cutting Calories

A New Approach to Cutting Calories

NORTHATTAN: The Save Half for Later Campaign wants to shrink Manhattan’s waistline, and more and more restaurants are joining the cause.
Bringing Books to El Barrio

Bringing Books to El Barrio

NORTHATTAN: Despite the area’s rich cultural heritage, places to enjoy literature are hard to find in East Harlem. But now one woman has raised over $70,000 to open a new Latino bookstore for the community.
Iconic Mural Restored in El Barrio

Iconic Mural Restored in El Barrio

NORTHATTAN: At the heart of Spanish Harlem, artists and activists recently repainted a 12-year-old portrait of Che Guevara and Don Pedro Albizu Campos, the father of Puerto Rico’s independence movement.
Cosmic Rhymes with Jesús Papoleto Meléndez

Cosmic Rhymes with Jesús Papoleto Meléndez

Talking to a prominent Nuyorican poet about his inspiration and creative processes.
Graceful Resistance at East Harlem Church

Graceful Resistance at East Harlem Church

NORTHATTAN: How a devout group of parishioners is defying the religious authorities after its church was closed nearly five years ago.
Musical Meanderings with Chris Cuzme

Musical Meanderings with Chris Cuzme

Audio slideshow: Exploring the creative conscience of a busy saxophone and bass player in NYC.