Nancy Arroyo-Ruffin Continues To Inspire Women Thru Her Work

Let me introduce you to my friend Nancy… Nancy Arroyo Ruffin is an award winning author, poet, and public speaker. Nancy captivates audiences with her humor, honesty, and unwavering passion. She is committed to inspiring women to achieve their goals, fulfill their dreams, and shift perceptions of the hardships we all experience in life. Nancy More...

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By Urban Jibaro On Wednesday, August 17th, 2016
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Do Not Miss The Rematch Of The Year! Conor McGregor vs Nate Diaz II

I love building bridges and I know that over the years you have relied on me to share news abut nuestra cultura, educational opportunities and in the last few years… even brands I discover. [Disclosure] I have More...

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By Urban Jibaro On Monday, August 15th, 2016
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Let’s Focus On Legacy & Save Brooklyn’s 3 Kings Day Parade

So yeah… my focus lately has been on legacy. I realize that once I am gone, that is all I’ll have left. I am not alone; I think about the elders. I think of the unsung souls and their contributions via More...

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By Urban Jibaro On Monday, July 25th, 2016
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5 Products That Will Get You Excited About Making Your Home… a Smart Home.

I love building bridges and I know that over the years you have relied on me to share news abut nuestra cultura, educational opportunities and in the last few years… even brands I discover. [Disclosure] I have More...

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By Urban Jibaro On Saturday, July 16th, 2016
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Add Some “Sofrito” To Your Latino Heritage Event

Why? Because Mama Taught Me Everything I Know About Social Media (and Sofrito). All jokes aside, If I only had a dollar for every time I heard… Why do you use “Sofrito” in your branding? Do you More...

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By Suset Laboy On Friday, July 8th, 2016
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AFRO-LATINO FEST NYC is here! July 8th – July 10th. Lineup is fire, says Junot Diaz

At a time where Latinos and Afro-descendants seek spaces that empower and elevate our communities, the Afro-Latino Festival of New York stands out as one of those alternative spaces you immediately love once More...

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By Urban Jibaro On Friday, July 1st, 2016
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5 Things I Had To Learn To Overcome As A Parent W/ Special Needs Child

When my son was officially diagnosed and labeled as a child with special needs, it was a learning process for all of us. Though I have been an educator for many years now and am a graduate of an Ivy League University, More...

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By Suset Laboy On Thursday, May 26th, 2016
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The Guardians of Loisaida land on Loisaida, Inc. From May 28th until July 28th.

By now, if you haven’t heard of the super hero behind some of Marvel’s best Latino heroes, it is safe to say you may be living under a rock. Edgardo Miranda Rodríguez has taken the comic world by storm, More...

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By Suset Laboy On Wednesday, May 25th, 2016
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Bring the Fam! 3 Kid Friendly Offerings at #LoisaidaFest

The Loisaida Festival began years ago as a way to entertain children of the Lower East Side neighborhood who could not leave the city during Memorial Day Weekend. Fast forward almost 3 decades, and the Festival More...

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By Urban Jibaro On Monday, April 4th, 2016
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The Poetry of by Sharon Shaw: An Ode to my Dulce De Leche Sisters

An Ode to my Dulce De Leche Sisters  Tu quieres café? She asked, as I entered her home. Si, mami, I naturally responded. Tu!I know, I know you like mi coffee!! She cheerfully expressed in her Dominican accent. More...