Covid-19: A Color Canvas of Inequality

Taller Puertorriqueño 2600 N. 5th Street, Philadelphia
Virtual Event

The COVID-19 pandemic has caused the deaths of over 350,000 people in the US since December 2020, testing our health and economic system that supports our localities. Highlighting the stark inequities in health provided to the Black and Brown communities.  This year's symposium addresses the impact of COVID-19 on African descent communities that are the […]

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MTA – A.K. Sandoval-Strausz’s BARRIO AMERICA: How Latino Immigrants Saved the American City

Taller Puertorriqueño 2600 N. 5th Street, Philadelphia
Virtual Event

Meet the Author on Zoom In his new book, BARRIO AMERICA: How Latino Immigrants Saved the American City, award-winning historian and son of immigrants A.K. Sandoval-Strausz challenges the idea that the so-called “Creative Class” was most responsible for reviving the city.  He argues instead that it was actually Latino newcomers who most dramatically transformed entire city neighborhoods. Drawing on […]

Laurence Salzmann: Misk’i Kachi Runakuna

Taller Puertorriqueño 2600 N. 5th Street, Philadelphia

In 2016, Laurence Salzmann traveled to Peru on a Fulbright scholarship. His project was to observe and document the traditional ways the native Quechua speaking people have maintained their traditions from pre-Hispanic times.  It was during his stop in the town of Maras near Machu Picchu that he became captivated by the salt ponds, “Salinas […]

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