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Evicted Youth Arts Collective Vows Comeback

Bronx, Culture, Education, Latino March 8, 2013 at 3:31 pm

The Rebel Diaz Arts Collective of the Bronx may have been evicted but the group will live on as members actively seek a new space, reports the Amsterdam News. Chants of “You can’t just oppose, you have to propose” rippled through a recent emergency press conference.

Young people who were a part of The Rebel Díaz protest the art collective's eviction. The center provided an artistic space for youths in one of the poorest neighborhoods in the Bronx. (Photo by Mariela Lombard/El Diario-La Prensa)

Youth Bronx Arts Collective Shut Down

Bronx, Culture, Education, Latino March 4, 2013 at 1:58 pm

The Rebel Díaz lost its South Bronx home after the landlord evicted the urban art and hip-hop collective for local youth, located in one of the Bronx’s poorest neighborhoods, reports El Diario-La Prensa.

MC RodStarz a.k.a. Rodrigo Venegas of the Rebel Diaz collective which is behind the Richie Perez Radical Library.  (Photo by Shira Golding, Flickr Creative Commons License)

Bronx Artist Collective to Open a Hip-Hop Library

Bronx, Culture, Education, Latino February 14, 2013 at 4:24 pm

The Rebel Díaz Arts Collective plans to open the Richie Pérez Radical Library next winter, where people can learn about hip-hop culture, reports El Diario-La Prensa. The group wants to promote reading and collective learning among young people.