Are Puerto Rican Day Parades Just For Democrats in NY? The Perez Sisters Banned From Sunset Parade with words, "This is Not a Trump Rally"
Join us at the Bushwick Puerto Rican Day Parade
🚨 A few weeks ago we shared with you that we “Cafecito Break” were not permitted to March at the Sunset Puerto Rican Day parade because the leader of the organization reduced all of Cafecito Breaks 12 year history of indie media community wellness to a Trump Rally.
This is an unacceptable response.
Are Puerto Rican Day parades now Democratic parades in NY?
This is NOT OKAY and will will continue to address this and raise awareness of this kind of backlash / opposition that happens to people like us.
We learned that two members of our community family turned down the opportunity to dance and drum bomba at the Sunset parade because they didn’t agree with the way The Perez Sisters were treated. These two beautiful humans pivoted and are now dancing and drumming at the Bushwick Puerto Rican Day parade.
THANK YOU to all of you who shared comments, wrote letters, and shared your love with us.
📣 The Perez Sisters decided to celebrate our Puerto Day Culture, Music, and Heritage at the Bushwick Puerto Rican Day Parade, June 11th, 2023.
We are not participating in any official capacity. We are going to spend the day with our gente.
Bring your maracas and peaceful signs. Let’s have fun.
More to come.
The Perez Sisters
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