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By Urban Jibaro On Saturday, July 4th, 2015
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War Against All Puerto Ricans by Nelson A. Denis

  The war against all Puerto Ricans began over a century ago. Within a few years of occupying Puerto Rico in 1898, the US de-valued the Puerto Rican currency by 40% and owned 80% of all the island’s farms…as More...

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By Urban Jibaro On Monday, June 22nd, 2015
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My Opinion: All Latinas Should Be Required To Go To Summer School!

I wish I could have seen your face as you clicked this link… In this case, Summer School can help you help you really get your financial house in order. Check out the next three classes my friend Nely Galán More...

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By Urban Jibaro On Saturday, June 20th, 2015
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Rich Villar – 5 Books I Must Pack For My Trip To VONA #LatinoLit

By Rich Villar I’m flying to Miami this Saturday, after I lead my final session for this cycle at #LaSopaNYC: The School of Poetic Arts. I’m actually going to be in workshop as a student. I haven’t More...

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By Urban Jibaro On Saturday, June 20th, 2015
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This Summer – Explore Your Creativity With La Casa Azul Bookstore

Mi gente… did you know that there is a Latina – owned bookstore in the heart of El Barrio? There is and it’s name is the Casa Azul Bookstore…  Photo Credit: La Casa Azul Website La Casa More...

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By Urban Jibaro On Friday, June 19th, 2015
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Reflections on the Deportation Crisis in the Dominican Republic

by Ynanna Djehuty photo credit: Tony Savino This week in Diaspora news has been a heartbreaking one. The long history of the Haitian-Dominican conflict has seen many episodes of human rights violations; this recent More...

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By Urban Jibaro On Wednesday, June 17th, 2015
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“Sir. The Puerto Ricans Are Here. And They Look Pissed.” The Anatomy of Institutional Failure at the Daily News

“Sir. The Puerto Ricans Are Here. And They Look Pissed.” The Anatomy of Institutional Failure at the Daily News By Rich Villar Disclosure: Rich is a member of #TeamCapicu, the official social media team More...

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By Urban Jibaro On Sunday, June 7th, 2015
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#TeamCapicu To Lead Social Media Efforts For The 2015 PR Parade

  Capicu Culture is proud to be hosting a live social cultivation event during the National Puerto Rican Day Parade to bring the Boricua Pride right to you via Facebook, Twitter and Instagram feeds using More...

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By Urban Jibaro On Thursday, May 28th, 2015
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MIAMI: Get Your FREE Passes To This Week’s Blogger Business Bootcamp

Familia… I am writing you from sunny Florida as I prepare to partner this weekend with Casa Latina and DiMe Media to bring you an amazing Blogger Business Bootcamp. I am excited because if you know me… More...

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By Urban Jibaro On Tuesday, May 26th, 2015
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Join Us For The #Jersey Exchange Twitter Party

Soccer is a universal sport that spreads excitement and unites fans across the world, no matter who you cheer for. Coca-Cola is spreading happiness by encouraging soccer fans to set their team rivalries aside and More...

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By Urban Jibaro On Monday, May 25th, 2015
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The Poetry of Bimbo Rivas: Loisaida

“Loisaida” (By Bimbo Rivas; Written in 1974) Bimbo Rivas Mosaic by JC Pinto Lower East Side I love you. You’er my lady fair. No matter where I am, I think of you! The mountains and the valleys More...