Born in East Harlem in 1947, Felipe Luciano was a member of the Original Last Poets and a co-founder of the Young Lords.
As reporter for NBC, he became the first Puerto Rican news anchor of a major media network station in the United States where he also won an Emmy for his reporting on Riker’s Island.
On WRVR-FM, he hosted Latin Roots which mixed political advocacy with a salsa soundtrack giving regular New York air play to artists like Tito Puente, Eddie Palmieri and Celia Cruz.
You can follow Felipe here: https://www.facebook.com/FelipeLucianoProductions/
– Ken McCarthy
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