Bolívar Arellano's 'The Raging 70s: Latino New York'

The work of photographer Bolívar Arellano is on display at Columbia University's Center for the Study of Ethnicity and Race. Here is a sample of some of his work. 



    An iconic image of Nuyorican poets Miguel Piñero and Sandra María Esteves riding the New York City subway in the 1970s.


    A self-portrait of the photographer Bolívar Arellano taken on assignment sometime in the 1970s. 


    Former First Lady of Puerto Rico Inés Mendoza and former New York City mayor Ed Koch at the dedication of a street named in honor of Mendoza's husband Luis Muñoz Marín.


    Cuban-American salsa singer Celia Cruz known  internationally as the "Queen of Salsa."


    Puerto Rican singer, dancer and actress Rita Moreno is the only Hispanic and one of the few performers to have won an Oscar, an Emmy, a Grammy and a Tony, and was the second Puerto Rican to win an Academy Award.


    An immigration rally in the 1970s long before the terms "amnesty" and "alien" went out of fashion with pro-immigration groups. 
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