Urban/Global Politics

March Is Mad Spanglish

I know, March Madness is about college basketball, but well, this post is about Living in Spanglish, which means Noche Latina in the éne-bé-a. You might remember my somewhat incoherent, yet visionary story about Pablo Prigioni and the Rise of Latinos in the NBA last year, or well, maybe you don’t. Anyway the awkward éne-bé-a promotion […]

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Urban/Global Politics

DEPORTES: MELO’S BONITA BANDERA

While it’s been written about or alluded to here and there, Carmelo Anthony’s Puerto Rican identity is not one of his most celebrated aspects. In fact he has been more recently been saddled with the tag of “selfish ball-stopper,” the anti-hero of a racially tinged drama called “Pass First vs. Iso-Melo.” The jury is still […]

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