Tag archive for ‘Junot Díaz’
By Urban Jibaro On Sunday, September 30th, 2012

Sunday Sofrito: The Week In Review

Art by Edgar Torres Hola mi gente... it is your vecino, the Urban Jibaro…el compai de la cultura with my weekly Sunday Sofrito recap. Monday was exciting for a few reasons, I was profiled in USA Today’s More...

By Urban Jibaro On Thursday, September 27th, 2012

Latino Trailblazers: Junot Diaz

  Happy Hispanic Heritage Month! Celebrate the importance of Latino culture with Being Latino, Best Buy and our partners. We’re paying tribute to the generations of Hispanic Americans who have positively More...

By Urban Jibaro On Thursday, September 13th, 2012

Urban Mythology Debunked: Latinos Just Don’t Read…

  Rich Villar (a Latino) Reading A Big Ass Book They Just Don’t Read:  In Which I Wholeheartedly and Unreservedly Threaten to Smack Someone in the Face With a Book An expansion on a theme raised at the More...

By Urban Jibaro On Sunday, January 22nd, 2012
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Upcoming NYC Event: An Homage to Piri Thomas

Saturday,February 18, 2012 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm El Teatro An Homage to Piri Thomas Admission: Free   Join us for a special presentation of SPEAK UP! in memory of Piri Thomas, author and poet who shed More...

By Urban Jibaro On Tuesday, June 23rd, 2009

Junot Diaz Lends A Hand To The Casa Ana Project

A young and eager volunteer reached out to Pulitzer Prize winning author Junot Diaz, asking for help with our Casa Ana project, formed by Orphans International Dominican Republic. Casa Ana is a family care More...

By Urban Jibaro On Saturday, April 19th, 2008

Daily Dose: Ay Dios…Martha Stewart’s Paw Paw died….

Let me first say that my condolences go out to Martha Stewart during her time of mourning. My commentary is not to belittle the relationship between a pet and it’s owner…it is just me showing how twisted More...