Showing posts with label Linda Nieves-Powell. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Linda Nieves-Powell. Show all posts

Saturday, March 21, 2009

I'm a Nuyorican

Here's a great article on MTVs "I'm a Nuyorican," which has angered a lot of Puerto Ricans in the city for it's sad depiction of Nuyoricans.

True Life: I'm A Nuyorican Video

"The Women of El Barrio, an advocacy group of Puerto Rican women, have also spoken out on the TV episode, calling it "a disgraceful representation of an entire body of people."

At Latina.com, blogger Mariela Rosario wrote, "To showcase Nuyoricans only as a struggling, victimized and ignorant community is a huge mistake on MTV’s part.""

Read MTV not getting 'Nuyorican' love

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