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Dangerous to be Latino
By Mariela Rosario | 12/10/2008 - 12:00

31 year old Ecuadorian immigrant Jose Sucuzhañay was recently declared brain dead, just 72 hours after suffering a brutal beating at the hands of thugs yelling racist and anti-gay epithets.

Police in the Bushwick, Brooklyn neighborhood where the attack occurred are currently investigating the incident as a hate crime.


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The State of Latin Couples
By Mariela Rosario | 10/13/2008 - 12:13


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Lin-Manuel Miranda and His Broadway Musical 'In The Heights' Win Top Prize at Tony Awards
By Mariela Rosario | 06/16/2008 - 00:28

New York native Lin-Manuel Miranda had much to celebrate at the Tony Awards as he accepted the prizes for both Best Musical and most memorably, Best Score for his show In The Heights. Having written both the music and the lyrics of this play about the Latino neighborhood of Washington Heights where he was raised when he was just a sophomore at Wesleyan University in Connecticut, Lin-Manuel was living his dream just by attending the Tony Awards.


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