With their fists raised, their flags waving and through chants of “Ricky Renuncia” or “Ricky Resign,” Puerto Ricans took to Union Square Park to speak out against the island’s governor, Ricardo Rosselló on July 18.
Gabriella Ranaglia and Carmela Doshna, two grade-schoolers from Queens, stood in a sea of stars and stripes along New York City’s Canyon of Heroes to see the World Cup champions, the U.S. women’s soccer team, on July 10.
Marie Taccogna has been using sign language since she was 7 months old. Both of her parents are deaf, and so are her two adult children. And for the past 44 years, she’s worked as a sign-language interpreter herself.
Confetti, singing and signs of the cross were abundant at the 62nd annual National Puerto Rican Day Parade, held in New York City on Sunday, June 9.
Strength prevailed on May 18 when students arrived at their school to walk in Xaverian’s first annual “Clippers Chasing Cures” cancer awareness walk, inspired by kids like them. Cancer-free and dressed in gold T-shirts, they stood alongside family and friends in blue who supported them through treatment after treatment.