Experiencing Racism in Two Languages with Jim Crow and Colonization
You see, in the Dominican Republic (DR), where I was born and lived to the age of 10, people who were obvious descendants of Africans would call themselves anything but Black. They would call themselves “Indian,” “mestizos,” and even “mulato,” to hide their African heritage.
Are LatinX More Diverse than African-Americans?
With a series of very short commentaries and links, we provide our view on the subject: “Is the LatinX community more diverse than those who routinely identify as “traditional” African-American” to help readers arrive at their own conclusions. We use the picture and story of Roberto Clemente to represent the diversity of our Spanish speaking and influenced cousins. There is also a link to our review of the play “The Roberto Clemente Story.”
August 4 and 11 Primaries Produces Surprises
Samba Baldeh, whom we featured in the last issue, beat out three other candidates with almost 50 percent of vote. Ilhan Omar and Rashida Tlaib win big. Cori Bush ends 52–year–old dynasty in St. Louis.
POH (Port Of Harlem) Talk Radio
Port Of Harlem magazine, as we approach our 25th birthday this November, is teaming up with We Talk Productions to produce Port Of Harlem Talk Radio. We are live every other Thursday, 8p. To call in, dial 516-531-9540 or go to the POH Talk Radio page and click the "Current Show" to hear or to write a comment. It all starts Thursday, August 20, 2020.
Muppets Now (Disney+): Past and Present
Special guests on the six–episode inaugural season of Muppets Now premiering July 31 include actors like Taye Diggs, RuPaul, Aubrey Plaza, Danny Trejo, and Seth Rogen
You can register now for the upcoming Annual African American Prostate Cancer Disparity Summit. History lovers will find three programs including a Middle Passage Commemoration & Panel Discussion with former POH editor Ann Chinn. Travelers will notice that the Ebenezer AME Church trip to Ghana has been postponed until further notice.
We have another diverse lineup of what was most popular on the four platforms Port Of Harlem uses. However, the common subject matter thread was politics, though one could also be easily categorized one as historical. Take a look and don’t forget to LIKE us on Facebook and follow us on Instagram.