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Members of the Youth Advisory Board. From left: Ahmad Perez, founder; Destiny Eusebio, vice chair; Jason Campos, vice outreach chair; Nathaly Cordova, outreach chair, Joshua Chan, chair.  / PHOTO COURTESY OF DR. REBECCA GRELLA

Brentwood holds first annual Youth Day

Aman Rahman August 23, 2022
Close to 1,000 people gathered at La Espiguita Soccer Academy in Brentwood on Aug. 12th for the first ever Youth Day held by the District 1 Youth Advisory Board. Organizers raised over $2,400 for school supplies and distributed around 500 backpacks.
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A walk through East Williamsburg’s street art

Cindy Mizaku May 6, 2020
Before the city lockdown order on March 20, 30-year-old Ariel Coello would lead street art walks over the weekends to have folks engage with and learn about Brooklyn’s art community.
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Flag bearers at the AMAYA MCDONALD/THE STATESMAN FILE

Celebrating “30 Years of Latino Excellence at SBU”

Justin Mitselmakher October 21, 2019
On Wednesday, Oct. 9, the Hispanic Heritage Month Planning Committee held the 30th Annual Opening Ceremony Celebration, to welcome Hispanic Heritage Month (HHM). Ballroom A of the Student Activities Center was decorated with tables containing centerpieces of flags of Latin American countries.
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Latina alumna discusses how segregated Long Island communities lead to gangs

Latina alumna discusses how segregated Long Island communities lead to gangs

Anna Correa and Alexandra Grace Gaspar October 12, 2018
“The segregation that exists here on Long Island has had horrendous implications on the communities that S.T.R.O.N.G. focuses on. Gangs on Long Island is not something that’s new either,” Zatar said.
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Randy Ferguson, a senior economics major and President of the Student African-American Brotherhood at Stony Brook, stands in the rain outside of the Student Activities Center during the demonstration. CHRISTOPHER CAMERON/THE STATESMAN

Male minority students frustrated by alleged lack of academic support

Christopher Cameron April 1, 2016
“Everybody keeps saying about ‘diversity’ and ‘diversity is good,’” Ricky Simanjuntak said. “And I’m not saying it’s bad. But what I have to point out is … it’s hard.”
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Exploring BlaxploItalian in Italian cinema

Exploring BlaxploItalian in Italian cinema

Tom Cullen November 4, 2015
Born, raised and schooled in Italy, Fred Kuwornu, who is also Ghanaian, wanted to show the history and mistreatment of black actors in his home country.
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Executive administrator embraces her Hispanic heritage

Katarina Delgado October 21, 2015
Her name is Rosalinda Perdomo-Ayala, but she goes by Lynda, inspired by Lynda Carter, the original Wonder Woman.
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 The Latino Film Festival had movies from Mexico and Brazil. (CHELSEA KATZ\ THE STATESMAN)

Latino film festival celebrates Hispanic culture through film

The Statesman October 13, 2013
What constitutes Latino film? Argentina, Brazil, Colombia, Mexico and even Monaco: these countries were represented last Saturday at the New Latino Cinema mini film festival in the Wang Center Theatre.
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