Magic Awaits… As I Try To Be A Better Me.

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So I have been pretty open about the changes in my life in the last few months. I have been learning to live with Type 2 diabetes, I have been super focused on losing weight, I moved back to Brooklyn to build my company and I have decided to ramp up my fitness journey by taking dance classes at Salsa Salsa Dance Studio in Brooklyn. I am looking to More...

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By Urban Jibaro On Sunday, October 25th, 2015
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REGISTER NOW FOR THIS ONLINE EVENT: Culture, Love, and Identity: An AfroLatina International Reading

  Mi Gente… jumping in here on a Sunday to share something I stumbled on hanging out on Twitter. Six exceptional writers (some friends to the site) will get together for a global reading around topics More...

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By Urban Jibaro On Monday, August 3rd, 2015
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Together We can Stop Diabetes! (Updated Flyer)

Every year this time, I find myself needing a favor and I really do not know how to ask. I know that you get requests to “like” and “share” stuff every day and much of what is asked of you truly deserves 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 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 Suset Laboy On Saturday, May 23rd, 2015
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5 Questions about the 28th Loisaida Festival Answered

The weekend has arrived and that can only mean one thing–time for great family fun, gratis, at the 28th Loisaida Festival. Get ready for the festivities with a few top questions: What is this Festival Anyways? Since More...

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By Suset Laboy On Monday, May 18th, 2015
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Upcoming: Theater, Music Poetry, and More at the 28th Loisaida Festival

The Loisaida Festival is nearing, and this means a host of activities for all who are remotely attracted to the vibrant and exciting spirit of NYC’s Lower East Side community. It also helps if you are a love More...

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By Urban Jibaro On Sunday, May 10th, 2015
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Upcoming Event: The Guapa Premiere!

Already know what the Guapa Project is? Get your FREE ticket to the Guapa Premiere here. Please join us at The Guapa Premiere and Awards Ceremony celebrating the diversity of the Latina Spirit as we honor Latina More...

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By Libertad Guerra On Monday, May 4th, 2015
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Get ready for Salsa, Plena and Rock & Soul!

Happening Now! The Loisaida Center is preparing for the 2015 Loisaida Festival on Sunday, May 24th 2015. This year’s festival promises to maintain and re-enforce that re-invigorated relevance and distinct character More...