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Articulos con informacion y mi comentario


Comments Thursday, August 26, 2021<br />

“En lugar de arrestar a decenas de jóvenes negros y adolescentes, dicen los abogados defensores y los activistas contra la violencia, Nueva York debería invertir más esfuerzo y dinero para aliviar las condiciones que acompañan a la violencia, como el desempleo, la falta de vivienda y el flujo de armas ilegales de otros estados.”1


Mas articulos hoy, con mi comentario


Nelsongo Selected Articles and my commentary

1. “Instead of rounding up dozens of young Black men and teenagers, defense lawyers and anti-violence activists say, New York should spend more effort and money to alleviate the conditions attending violence, like unemployment, homelessness and the flow of illegal guns from other states.”1

2. “For almost 40 years, New Yorkers knew the Grand Prospect Hall by one simple phrase: “We make your dreams come true!””

“Now, the dreamland may soon be demolished: The new owner of the building, an iconic Victorian banquet hall, has applied for it to be torn down, public records show.”2



Jose Mangual Jr. plays “Ave Maria Morena”, de Chano Pozo, dedicated to his sister. The Grand Prospect Hall, in Park Slope, Brooklyn is being demolished this year.

Jose Mangual Jr. plays his famous clock work “campana” (cowbell). This video I shot December 13, 2019 while Mangual and his group was playing with his group at Grand Prospect Hall, , a large Victorianbanquet hall in Park Slope, Brooklyn, New York.  The owner of the hall was Michael Halkias, owner of the iconic, eclectic Park Slope event space built in 1892,  died from COVID-19 in May of 2020. The banquet hall was still open only for private use of recordings, but now is scheduled to be demolished.

José Mangual Jr. toca su famosa “campana” (cencerro) como un reloj. Este video lo filmé en diciembre El 13 de febrero de 2019, mientras Mangual y su grupo tocaban con su grupo en Grand Prospect Hall, un gran salón de banquetes victoriano en Park Slope, Brooklyn, Nueva York. El propietario del salón era Michael Halkias, propietario del icónico y ecléctico espacio para eventos Park Slope construido en 1892, murió a causa de COVID-19 en mayo de 2020. El salón de banquetes sigue abierto solo para uso privado de grabaciones, pero ahora esta destinado a la demolición.