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By Urban Jibaro On Thursday, February 13th, 2014
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Capicu Culture Launches School of Poetic Arts – La SoPA

Arts + Education = a win/win, and THAT’s #CAPICUCULTURE! After nearly 7 years of producing some of the top cultural events in NYC – Capicu Cultural Showcase unveiled details of their latest project More...

By Urban Jibaro On Tuesday, January 21st, 2014
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The Poetry of Franchesca Guzman: Borinquen In Me

Artwork by Franchesca Guzman © 2007 Borinquen in me Franchesca Guzman 1998 Dedicated to: Juan, Miguel, Milagros, Olga, y Manuel Borinquen, a name soothing and comforting like a mothers touch to her ill child. More...

By Urban Jibaro On Monday, October 21st, 2013
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Boricua Profiles: Margarita Maria Morales Kearns

The first of my Boricua profiles will be of my mom, Margarita Maria Morales Kearns who passed away this year at the age of 80.  Margarita, or Daisy as she was known, was born in 1932 in San German, Puerto Rico. More...

By Urban Jibaro On Tuesday, October 8th, 2013
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Latino Quote Of The Day™ by Joenia Wapixana

“Why have we as a people been able to continue to exist? Because we know where we come from. By having roots, you can see the direction in which you want to go.”                –   More...

By Urban Jibaro On Monday, September 30th, 2013
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Latino Quote Of The Day™ by Victoria Ocampo

Español: Victoria Ocampo y la revista Sur (Photo credit: Wikipedia) “Morality, like physical cleanliness, is not acquired once and for all: it can only be kept and renewed by a habit of constant watchfulness More...

By Urban Jibaro On Wednesday, September 25th, 2013
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Latino Quote Of The Day™ by Rosemay Casals

“The other kids had nice tennis clothes, nice rackets, nice white shoes, and came in Cadillacs. I felt stigmatized because we were poor.”                  –    Rosemay Casals, More...

By Urban Jibaro On Tuesday, September 24th, 2013
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Latino Quote Of The Day™ by Prince Royce

“I had envisioned this a long time ago so it feels right and very normal. I always had faith, almost a feeling of certainty that this would happen as long as I worked hard enough and focused on my music . . . More...

By Urban Jibaro On Monday, September 23rd, 2013
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Latino Quote Of The Day™ by Sonia Manzano

“I think it has a terrible impact when you don’t see yourself reflected in the society because then you get the feeling you don’t belong.” – Sonia Manzano, Puerto Rican actress, portrayed More...

By Urban Jibaro On Friday, September 20th, 2013
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Latino Quote Of The Day™ by Juan Gabriel Vasquez

“History is a tale somebody has told us from a biased point of view; it’s only one possibility among many. Novels give another version, recover truths that have been repressed. The task is to “make More...

By Urban Jibaro On Wednesday, September 18th, 2013
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Latino Quote Of The Day™ by David Gonzalez

“Storytelling is a folk art. All folks do it. It’s how we stay connected to each other. It’s art because it can be elevated to a very sophisticated level.”     – David Gonzalez, Puerto More...