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Karlo Karlo’s Spanish Eyeglasses? #boricuasonline

A few days ago I attended the first #boricuasonline event at the Centro for Puerto Rican studies at Hunter College. My buddy Julio Ricardo Varela was one…

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Posted in Expressions Growing Up Bronx Let's Talk

Karlo Karlo's Spanish Eyeglasses? #boricuasonline

A few days ago I attended the first #boricuasonline event at the Centro for Puerto Rican studies at Hunter College. My buddy Julio Ricardo Varela was one…

Continue Reading... Karlo Karlo's Spanish Eyeglasses? #boricuasonline
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Gay Latino film

I’m positive that you all have in one way or another been exposed to the same-sex marriage debate that is happening right now. Many people…

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Irony: A Queer and Nuyorican Crossroads by Charlie Vazquez

I was born and raised in the Bronx in the 1970s and 1980s. My childhood was, in many ways, a classic Nuyorican postcard snapshot—quenepas, Fania,…

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Next Stop by Ivan Sanchez

As I sit on this subway car, I wonder how I can explain this experience, yes I called it an experience, this book was much…

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Capicu Cultural Showcase

The Capicu Cultural showcase is in it’s 8th year if I’m not mistaken.  I have been attending “The People’s Open Mic” for about 3 years now….

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Why is El Sofa is Covered in Plastic

I just thought of the sad excuse for a sofa that I have at home. It’s pretty beaten up, even torn on many parts. My wife…

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