In the summer of 1983, renowned British photographer Janette Beckman embarked on a project in Los Angeles that would epitomise her predilection for all that was seen as rebel, outlaw and on the periphery of mainstream culture.
Netflix’s upcoming series directed by Baz Luhrmann will present the sights and sounds of the Bronx during the formative 1970s.
“El 1 de diciembre fue un día ínfamo en nuestra historia. A ver nuestro gobernador dar limosnas a nuestro maestro colonial era una vergüenza profunda e imperdonable.”
A look at Room 28, the Latino sketch comedy troupe launching a digital studio with the producers of ‘Saturday Night Live.’
“Throughout his life, Piñero fought difficult circumstances which led him to do unforgivable things, but he always sought to somehow help others reach for more.”
“The intersection between art and politics has always been fraught with land mines and dismembered limbs of the well-intentioned.”
In his prison cell, Piñero found something that incarceration could never hold captive: a gift that enabled him to express all that at once haunted and inspired him.
“Piñero’s tales of ‘hood life,’ ‘ghettocide’ and ‘gangster living’ are disturbing but beautiful because they are laced with sincerity.”
The videographer and photographer is currently working on a documentary about La Perla, the historically poor section of Old San Juan in Puerto Rico.
A chat with vocalist Itaguí Correa on how artists can bridge gaps like those created by the debates surrounding immigration and police brutality.
After a mural depicting a nude black woman is defaced in Puerto Rico, women appear topless as a protest to reclaim their bodies.
Continuing his journey along the Camino de Santiago, author Silvio Sirias encounters the tale of Francisco de Quevedo, one of the greatest poets of Spain’s Golden Age.
A chat with the Ecuadoran-born but Brooklyn-based musician fusing the many different sounds of Latin America.
The Mexican-born undocu-queer artist got the idea to reimagine some of his favorite TV shows after fans began protesting POCs in the upcoming ‘Star Wars.’
A chat with Julio Montero, frontman for the Los Angeles-based Latin Folk group Cuñao, on the group’s latest album ‘Sangre y Arena.’
Mexican-born artist Ana Teresa Fernández painted the border fence separating the beaches of California and Baja California to show what life might be like without the wall.
A thorough recap at efforts to maintain anti-colonial efforts during last month’s commemorations in Puerto Rico.
Artist Michelle Angela Ortiz’s “Familias Separadas” project involves a series of public installations on the effects of deportation on immigrant families.
Nuestra hermana Rebelde es una diosa del hip hop en español, dictando letras anti-coloniales, intrínsecas, fulminantes y poéticas.
DMC editor-in-chief Edgardo Miranda-Rodriguez discusses their latest crime fighter, and why it’s important for kids of color to see themselves reflected in comics.