segunda-feira, 14 de setembro de 2009

Jan Rodrigues

Among the many things that most New Yorkers don't know about their home town is the arguable and underdocumented fact that the first New Yorker was a black latino named Jan Rodrigues. Born in Santo Domingo to a Portuguese father and an African mother, Rodrigues came to New York Harbor aboard a Dutch ship, the Jonge Tobias, in the summer of 1613 (...).

Useless Beauty, Nick Paumgarten, New Yorker Aug. 31, 2009