Hector Rivera

  • Blogs

    December 21, 2012

    Hip-Hop Artists Arrested in East Harlem Claiming Surveillance by NYPD

    Just after 4pm on December 15th, two members of the activist hip-hop group the Welfare Poets, along with four additional males, were arrested at the Wagner-Johnson housing project in East Harlem and charged with trespassing, a misdemeanor. Welfare Poets members Michael Pacheco (a/k/a Rayzer Sharp) a ... More >>

  • News

    June 19, 2007

    The Second Battle of Bushwick

    Thirty years after the blackout riots, it's getting hot all over again

  • News

    September 5, 2000

    Field of Drums

    Seminal Nuyorican Musicians Steal Home a Half-Century After Stickball, to the South Bronx Blocks That Spawned Them