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Trump’s Plan to Cut the NEA Will Hurt Communities of Color the Most

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Facebook Wants to Help You Raise Money With These Two New Features

Giving is good, and Facebook Thursday introduced two new ways for its users to encourage their friends, family and followers to do so: Personal …

Embattled DNC Asks All Staffers For Resignation Letters

Democratic National Committee Chairman Tom Perez has launched a major overhaul of the party's organization, which has been stung by recent crises — and the DNC has requested resignation letters from all current staffers.<p>Party staff routinely see major turnover with a new boss and they had been …

Harlem's Last Poet

Abiodun Oyewole Raps about Building the Architecture for the Culture of a Generation, the Ultimate PT Barnum Clown, America’s Old Spiritual Wars and Pelourinho<p><b>“</b><i>I wanted to say something beautiful/ how we turn garbage into gold/ how we made a swamp fertile land/ how we turned a curse, into a …

‘I will fight for my island’ — Puerto Rican artists on territory’s future

As Puerto Rico faces a $70 billion debt crisis, a poverty rate three times that of the U.S., borderline-insolvent public health care and retirement …

Cómo es un puertorriqueño según Abelardo Díaz Alfaro

<i>Escritor, trabajador social, periodista y amante de su patria. La mayoría de sus escritos se basan en hechos reales sobre su vida cotidiana. Algunos</i> …

Natal, Dalmau y Lúgaro se unen para reclamar la soberanía de Puerto Rico

Un grupo multiideológico aunará esfuerzos para reclamar la soberanía de Puerto Rico en el plebiscito que se realizará el próximo 11 de junio de 2017. …

Investigación muestra posible relación entre proteínas y ciertas enfermedades

Ya se puede evidenciar que cuando hay problemas con el funcionamiento de ciertas proteínas ocurren enfermedades como el cáncer y algunos tipos de …

Millennials look to traditional music to help preserve Puerto Rican culture

<b>By Alissa Anderegg</b> <b><br>Translation of Luís Lace Melecio interview by Yarilet Perez</b><p>In the beachfront Puerto Rican community of Piñones, the vibrant music …

A Ticket to Hell

Donald Trump has spent his whole life overselling an overinflated vision of himself and his success.<p>He was the outer-borough boy whose father’s “boxlike office” was on Avenue Z in Brooklyn; he always dreamed of making it to Manhattan and breaking into the big league.<p>With a hustler’s spirit and some …

Erik McGregor - Photojournalist

<b>The Puerto Rican Diaspora in the U.S. call for a protest action against the U.S. Fiscal Control Board to end Colonialism.</b><p><b>Independence for Puerto Rico</b> …

A Zen Master's Advice On Coping With Trump

It involves a lot more than meditating.<p><i>For HuffPost’s #LoveTakesAction series, we’re telling stories of how people are standing up to hate and supporting those most threatened. What will you stand up for? Tell us with #LoveTakesAction.</i><p>What can Zen Buddhism teach us about the art of effective …

Laolu Senbanjo: How an unlikely Nigerian artist landed his designs in Beyoncé’s album Lemonade

The city of Ilorin in Western Nigeria is home to generations of lawyers, and was founded by the Yoruba—one of the three largest ethnic groups in …

Las heroínas olvidadas de la historia de Puerto Rico | El Diario NY

Existen muchos estudios y libros sobre la historia de Puerto Rico, pero poco se sabe del rol de las mujeres que sacrificaron a sus familias, …

Otras juntas de supervisión fiscal: mejores prácticas

Como parte de nuestra iniciativa Ojo a la Junta analizamos otras jurisdicciones de los Estados Unidos que han tenido juntas de control fiscal para …

NiLP Report: Puerto Rico Control Board

The Puerto Rico Fiscal<p>Oversight Board: An Update<p><b>CONTENTS</b><p>* "Puerto Rico Oversight Board's Success May Hinge on the Ballot Box," <i>San Juan Daily Star</i> …

Velázquez portrait has pride of place in Prado – but original may be in Dorset

Diego Velázquez's portait of the Infanta Margaret Theresa and her entourage takes pride of place in the Prado museum in Madrid, where it is seen by millions of visitors. Innumerable artists have been inspired by it; Pablo Picasso became so obsessed he painted 58 versions in one year alone. …

Puerto Rican Museum Celebrates Culture, Embraces New Traditions

There was much talk in the past two years about adding a certain museum with a “Star Wars” connection to the Chicago park system. As it turns out, a …

NiLP Report: Fiscal Oversight Board Protests in Puerto Rico

Protesting the<p>Fiscal Oversight<p>Board in Puerto Rico<p><b>CONTENTS</b><p>* "Fiscal Control Board Protesters Arrested" By Joihn Mcphaul, San Juan Star (October 3, …

Obama Appoints Social Security Critic to Fix Puerto Rico’s Budget

Andrew Biggs, an American Enterprise Institute resident scholar and architect of conservative efforts to cut and privatize Social Security, has been …

NiLP Report: PROMESA Conference Protest in Puerto Rico

Protests Erupt in San Juan as<p>Obama Forms Unelected<p>Control Board to Run Puerto Rico<p>Democracy Now! (September 1, 2016)<p>To view video, click …

Puerto Rico demands EPA clean up its 'toxic landfills'

Puerto Ricans, disgusted with the Environmental Protection Agency's "willful dereliction" of its oversight of the island's toxic landfills, are …

reportaje: protestas en contra de la Junta de Control Fiscal

Más de un centenar de manifestantes llegaron en dos guaguas escolares a las inmediaciones del Condado Plaza. Tenían información desde la noche antes …

The People Shut Down The First PROMESA Confrence

On the morning the 31st of August 2016, the people of Puerto Rico mobilized to shut down the First PROMESA Conference at the Condado Plaza Hilton. …