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Africans immigrants add their own flavor to the South Bronx

African immigrants overcome a history of discrimination to establish a lively presence in the Bronx.

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Five arrested during Occupy The Bronx protest

Organizers had planned a day of peaceful demonstrations to protest the city’s decision to close a community garden and prepare the land for sale.

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MS Ventura sits at table with cabinet

Running for president of the Dominican Republic–from the South Bronx

A Bishop and real estate manager running for president of the Dominican Republic, from a Bronx salsa club.

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Occupy Bronx day two: Yankee Stadium just another bailout

On its second day, Occupy the Bronx protesters directed their anger at the Yankee organization and local banks

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Advocates to Obama: Keep your promise

Bronx leaders take Obama to task for failing to protect immigrant families.

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A beleaguered Philippine president seeks approval in the Bronx

He’s having problems at home, but Philippine President Benigno Aquino received a warm welcome at Fordham University

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Rebel Diaz creates hip-hop space for South Bronx community

The Daily News profiled social activist rappers Rebel Diaz, yesterday. The rap group was created by Chilean brothers Rodrigo and Gonzalo Venegas and female Puerto Rican rapper  Teresita Ayala. The trio relocated from Chicago several years ago to become hip-hop community activists in the South Bronx.  The Venegas brothers received some notoriety in the summer of […]

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Immigrants hope for an even better DREAM

Proponents of Dream Act discuss what’s next for the derailed bill.

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