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The Afri-Garifuna Jazz Ensemble and organizers from Casita Maria Center for Arts & Education pose on the Alexander Ave. stoop. (Photo by Photo by Tequila Minsky via Caribbean Life)

Garifuna Music from a Stoop in the South Bronx

African, Bronx, Caribbean, Central American, Culture May 3, 2016 at 5:10 pm

The Afri-Garifuna Jazz Ensemble mixed jazz with Garifuna music in their performance from a stoop in Mott Haven. The show is one of more than a dozen taking place on “rooftops, stoops and public nooks” as part of the “South Bronx Culture Trail Fusion Fest 2016,” reports Caribbean Life.

Finding Garifuna Food and Culture in a Harlem Home
A mother-daughter duo promotes Garifuna home cooking with weekly dinners in Harlem and will soon come out with a cookbook.

Finding Garifuna Food and Culture in a Harlem Home

A mother-daughter duo promotes Garifuna home cooking with weekly dinners in Harlem and will soon come out with a cookbook.

(Photo by Gerardo Romo via El Diario)

The Three Kings Warm up El Barrio

Latino, Manhattan, Religion, Traditions January 7, 2016 at 3:43 pm

The traditional parade organized by El Museo del Barrio also brought social and political messages, El Diario/La Prensa reports.

Students hold up their copies of Bad Hair Does Not Exist/Pelo Malo No Existe at Barnes & Noble. (Photo by Roxanne L. Scott for Voices of NY)

Untangling the Notion of Bad Hair

Featured Posts, Voices' Picks, Youth July 28, 2015 at 3:30 pm

A comment about her daughter’s “bad hair” led Sulma Arzu-Brown to write the bilingual children’s book “Bad Hair Does Not Exist/Pelo Malo No Existe,” to teach kids to accept all kinds of hair.

Celebrating Garifuna Heritage with Jazz

Celebrating Garifuna Heritage with Jazz

Hear from members of the Afri-Garifuna Jazz Ensemble about how they keep their cultural heritage alive.

The electronic ankle shackle that Ingrid Flowers was forced to wear caused her a serious infection. Her daughter Ingrid Hernández, stands by her side. (Photo by Mariela Lombard via El Diario)

Garífuna Mothers Denounce ICE’s ‘Modern Slavery’

Bronx, Immigration, Women April 13, 2015 at 5:49 pm

Activists and religious leaders from the Bronx seek to free Garífuna immigrant mothers who have been forced by the authorities to wear electronic shackles, El Diario reports.

James Lovell of the Afri-Garifuna Jazz Ensemble, at Trinity College. (Photo by Tequila Minsky via Caribbean Life)

Garifuna Jazz at Trinity College

Black, Culture, Metro Area February 10, 2015 at 3:12 pm

The New York-based Afri-Garifuna Jazz Ensemble added some international flavor to the kickoff of Black History Month at Trinity College, reports Caribbean Life.

Just Don’t Call Them Afro-Latino

Just Don’t Call Them Afro-Latino

With roots in Central America and Africa, the Garinagu in NYC celebrate a proud history.

Nacy, Edison and Bryan Macancela buying flags on Roosevelt Ave. (Photo by Gustavo Martínez via El Diario).

Fans Around NYC Set for World Cup Kickoff

Latino, Metro Area, Sports June 12, 2014 at 2:00 pm

El Diario/La Prensa is running a series of reports on the spirit of the 2014 World Cup in the city’s Latino neighborhoods.