Food and Culture #1

Welcome to a blog series that I’m undertaking as part of a class project! As some of you know, I was in the Dominican Republic for three weeks as part of a January-term NYU study abroad program. One of the requirements for this program is a final project, which can take the shape of a …

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Las Hermanas Mirabal: The Butterflys

Another great stop on our trip was a visit to the final house and resting place of three of the Mirabal sisters. If you've never heard of them, you should check out: mirabal-sisters-article. The TL;DR version is there were 4 Mirabal sisters: Minerva, Patria, Maria Teresa and Dede. The first three listed, led by Minerva …

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