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Listen Online To #TheEmpowHERmentHour: A Conversation About The Puerto Rico Crisis You Do Not Want To Miss

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This Thursday September 15th Maria Rodriguez and I push aside pop culture politics to talk the plight of Puerto Rico on #TheEmpowHERmentHour and what this economic/humanitarian crisis means for la isla and our people. Joining us as our special guest is Dorothy Bell Ferrer aka @insurgent_prieta Dorothy is currently working on becoming both a juris doctorate More...

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By Urban Jibaro On Wednesday, September 14th, 2016
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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 More...

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By Urban Jibaro On Monday, February 22nd, 2016
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This is #OneConversation That May Be Overdue.

A few days back, I had the honor to be asked back to raise awareness once more on behalf of the CDC in collaboration with Social Lens and LATISM.  I said yes. I have never shared this but one of the hardest conversations More...

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By Urban Jibaro On Thursday, January 14th, 2016
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Magic Awaits… As I Try To Be A Better Me.

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 More...

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By Urban Jibaro On Friday, January 8th, 2016
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If You Love Something, Set It Free… (I Am Giving My Website Away)

Mi Gente… This year marks our 19th year in existence. This site started as my personal poetry page (pre-social media) to a Latino Listings Project, and Online Magazine. Today I am proud to say that it has More...

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By Urban Jibaro On Friday, January 1st, 2016
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My Three Words For 2016

8 years ago… I stopped participating in the New Year ritual of making a list of “resolutions”. I believe in self-improvement and I came across a blog post in 2014 by one of my personal favorite influencers, More...

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By Urban Jibaro On Thursday, December 31st, 2015
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Dancing Salsa: My New Social Workout

Here is the twitter version: In 2016… I am partnering up with Latino owned Salsa Salsa Dance Studio in Brooklyn NY to promote health, wellness and culture thru the art of dancing Salsa. Will you join me? Really, More...

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By Urban Jibaro On Sunday, December 20th, 2015
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Meet Nathasha Alvarez, Fierce Warrior For The Audacious

As many of you know, I support lots of thought leaders by bringing them to this platform to help them reach people and educate them on topics they are passionate about. Over the last 5 years I have gotten to know More...