STATEMENT BY COUNCIL MEMBER HIRAM MONSERRATE

Jackson Heights, Queens – Councilman Monserrate today made the following statement regarding the events of early Friday, December 19. “As the result of an unfortunate accident involving myself and someone whom I care for deeply and love, I have been charged with offenses that I did not commit and am not capable of committing. As a son, a brother and …

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THOUGHTS ON EVELINA

For Puerto Ricans she was our Rosa Park and Fannie Lou Hammer, our Mother Jones and our Mother Teresa. She was a warrior, an activist, an educator an organizer while also being a Leader of a powerful community organization. She was a mother for her children and a mother for many of us who were lost children. She understood us, …