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On Sept. 28, Christian "TAMEARTZ" Rodriguez and Sunflower Philly are hosting an all-day fundraiser for ongoing efforts to support Puerto Rico's recovery. Photo: Courtesy of Sunflower Philly

On Sept. 28, local graffiti artist Christian “TAMEARTZ” Rodriguez will host an all-day celebration of hip hop culture, music, and Puerto Rico at the North Philadelphia community space. 

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Puerto Ricans voting in Puerto Rico vs. the U.S. mainland: A Philadelphia case-study

 05/24/2019 - 13:14
Rally goers at a commemoration for Hurricane Maria at the Art Museum on Oct. 12, 2018. Photo: Emily Neil/ AL DÍA News.

Philadelphia’s District 7 is known as ‘El Barrio’ for its predominant Hispanic population. The largest portion of that population hails from Puerto Rico, where Election Day is celebrated like a holiday and turnout is massive. But District 7 has the city’s lowest voter turnout rate.

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