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 …

THOUGHTS ON THE UPCOMING ELECTION DAY

This election day, November 4, 2008 will be a very historical one. Many of us, long active in Civil Rights Activism, have thought we would never live to see this day. My thoughts will be on those I knew who are no longer with us. How I would have liked to celebrate with them what seems to be a victory …

BORICUA SI—PENDEJO NO

The recent essay I wrote, “The Last Hurrah of Boss Rivera,” has received many responses. The majority have been favorable with many expressing the sentiment that the essay said what they had been thinking for so long. A small group has been critical of the essay and have reacted by taking the position that it is Taboo for a Puerto …