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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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Under new state plan, HIV-patients on Medicaid must enroll in managed care

Many patients fear the change will hurt their wallets-and may even compromise their care.

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Sen. Diaz and wife blast Bronx abortion rate

Senator Ruben Diaz, a Pentecostal minister, held a meeting this week at a church in South Bronx to discuss abstinence.

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[VIDEO] Bronx smokers fuming over ban

Bronx residents have mixed feelings about the city’s new smoking restrictions.

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From Capitol Hill to the Bronx, scrutiny for College Inc.

The national debate on for-profit higher education hits home in Fordham.

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From Bangladesh to the Bronx: immigrants find new hope and new tensions

Bangladeshi immigrants find a home and a community in the Bronx.

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Hunts Point voters speak

Election Day in Hunts Point from David Patrick Alexander on Vimeo. Voices from the South Bronx on election day. See and hear some of the issues people are passionate about in the community.

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