Educator, Writer, Puerto-Rican by way of NYC.

These kids nowadays aren’t waiting for permission to create new forms of economic wealth. Unlike Boomers, they don’t believe in pensions, job loyalty, or saving those pennies in an old cookie tin. These kids don’t want to wait five years for their ROI either and they are willing to take…

A diva is a person who steps into a space and demands that more than 75% of that real estate belongs to them, even if you’re the one paying the mortgage.

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Divas are recognized immediately upon their entrance. It’s always grand, even in the quietest of ways. Every move screams, “I am here, bitches.” If there is no entourage, there’s one in their heads. Every move reeks of disrespect and privilege. They create chaos because they don’t know humility, or they’ve…

Jasmine Camacho-Quinn secured the second Olympic Gold Medal for Puerto Rico in the 100-meter hurdle.

TOKYO, JAPAN — AUGUST 02: Jasmine Camacho-Quinn of Team Puerto Rico celebrates winning the gold medal in the Women’s 100m Hurdles Final on day ten of the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games at Olympic Stadium on August 02, 2021 in Tokyo, Japan. (Photo by Matthias Hangst/Getty Images)

Jasmine Camacho-Quinn is the second Puerto Rican to win a Gold Medal for Puerto Rico at the Olympics. The first was tennis player Monica Puig who won in the 2016 Olympics.

Camacho-Quinn’s mother, Maria Milagros…

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Social media has been modifying our behavior as well for some time. We’ve become louder, meaner, and more furious. Lately, I’ve been watching drama frequently unfold on Screenwriter Twitter, which was once a place I could go to find inspiring content. But lately, like everything else in our lives, I…


I finally watched Nomadland, the Best Picture winner at the 2021 Academy Awards, directed by Chloé Zhao, who also took the Oscar home for Best Director. I’m sorry to say that it wasn’t worth the $5.99 rental fee from Amazon. …

Can critics accept a film about the trials and tribulations of a Black relationship without politicizing it?

Malcolm and Marie isn’t for everyone, but those who love theater and well-directed, well-written, and brilliantly performed one location films are going to love every second of this tale that explores one couple’s complicated and dysfunctional relationship.

Malcolm (John David Washington) is a filmmaker, Marie (Zendaya) is his model girlfriend…

Linda Nieves-Powell

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