Tag Archives: Hostos Community College


Longwood Arts Projects’ 25th Anniversary
December 6, 2006 to March 10, 2006

Gala Reception:
Wednesday, December 6, from 5 pm – 8pm

Longwood Art Gallery @ Hostos Community College/CUNY
450 Grand Concourse at 149th Street
Bronx, NY 10451

2, 4, 5 subway trains to 149th Street/Grand Concourse
(The Longwood Gallery has a wheelchair ramp in front, visible from the subway exit on the street.)

Gallery Hours
Mon . – Sat. 10 am – 6pm
Closed Sunday & major holidays.


South Bronx Contemporary
Longwood Arts Project’s
25th Anniversary
new curatorial projects organized by Fred Wilson, Betti-Sue Hertz,
Eddie Torres, and Edwin Ramoran

SAVE THE DATE | Wednesday, December 6, 2006
Gala Reception and Bronx Culture Trolley!!
Exhibition on view through March 10, 2007


El Gallo Alborotoso
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 Jose Chegui Torres, former Light Heay Weight Champion will be celebrated. We are asking all his friends to spread the word as we have only 10 days to organize the activity. Please contact Ramon J. Jimenez (917-517-1320), Julio Pabon (718-402-9310) or Ponce Laspina (646-337-6775).

We are developing the program and open to any suggestions. There will be a large representation from the Boxing World and many journalists who worked with Jose.

Sponsor: Juan La Porte Boxing Gym, El Maestro, Latinos Sports and Friends of the South Bronx

Black, Latino, Both: AfroLatinos and the Current Immigration Debate

afrolatin@ forum


Black, Latino, Both
AfroLatinos and the Current Immigration Debate

Saturday, October 13, 2007
1–3 pm
at the Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture
135th Street and Malcolm X Boulevard, NYC

How do changing notions of Blackness and Latinidad inform the
immigration debate? What social and political roles do Black Latinos
play in today’s discussions about race and ethnicity in the United

Moderator: Howard Jordán – attorney, professor at Hostos
Community College, columnist and host of WBAI’s The Jordan Journal

Panelists: Clarence Lusane – political science professor at
American University, activist, journalist, and author of Race in the
Global Era.

Yvette Modestin – Afro-Panamanian activist concerned with issues
affecting women of African descent; founder and director of “Encuentro
Diaspora Afro” in Boston.

Ángela Pérez – immigrant from Colombia and student at the City College
of New York researching the effects of public policy on African
American–Latino relations in post-Katrina New Orleans.

Silvio Torres-Saillant – professor at Syracuse University, founding
Director of the City University of New York Dominican Studies
Institute, and co-author of The Dominican Americans.

This event is co-sponsored by
The Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture–NYPL and El Museo del Barrio

To reserve your seat call 212.491.2229, or send
an email to: schomburgrsvp@nypl.org.

Open and free to the public.