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Special Message from Ramon J. Jimenez

On February 7, 2009 at Hostos Community College in the South Bronx at 7:00 PM, the life of recently deceased José Chegüi Torres, Former Light heavy weight champion will be celebrated.  We are asking all his friends to spread the word as we have only a few days to organize the activity.  Please contact Ramón J. Jimenez (917-517-1320), Julio Pabón …

Review of It’s Only Just Begun by Ivan Sanchez & Luis DJ Discowiz Cedeno

Review of It’s Only Just Begun     by Ivan Sanchez and Luis DJ Discowiz Cedeño Powerhouse Books Dr Mark Naison It’s  Only Just Begun,  by Ivan Sanchez  and Luis Cedeno, is one of the most powerful memoirs I have read in recent years.  Billed as “The Epic Journey of DJ Dicsowiz, Hip Hop’s First Latino DJ,” the book  presents  extraordinarily vivid …

OPEN LETTER FROM STRIKING WORKERS AT STELLA D’ORO

Brothers and Sisters: As you may know, the workers at Stella D’Oro, on 237th St. and Broadway, have been on strike for more than 4 months, defending their right to work with the protection of a fair union contract. We must step up our solidarity with them so that their strike does not fail. For a start, some community activists …