A collection of Vintage and current photos/ videos taken in Brooklyn, Queens and Manhattan from 1961 - 2008. This video was produced for historical and educational purposes only. My father was the first to arrive to this country from DR. Other family members followed soon after. This video is dedicated to them with gratitude for allowing me to be a proud New Yorker and Dominican. All persons shown in this video are friends and family members with the exclusion of a few famous faces thrown in the mix!
I do not own the music content of this video. Empire State of Mind- Artist: Jay Z and Alicia Keys- Def Jam Records, Div of UMG. New York, New York Theme song - Vocals: Frank Sinatra, Frank Sinatra Enterprises LLC.Reprise Records, a WMG Co., Rapper's Delight: Sugar Hill Gang, WMG, Felicidades: Cheo Feliciano, Vaya, Saturday night fever, BeeGees, RSO.
Copyright Disclaimer Under Section 107 of the Copyright Act 1976, allowance is made for fair use for purposes such as criticism, comment, news reporting, teaching, scholarship, and research. Fair use is a use permitted by copyright statute that might otherwise be infringing. Non-profit, educational or personal use tips the balance in favor of fair use.
NOTE: With the exclusion of the Telemundo, NBC and ABC content; All photos and videos were produced and owned by myself and Ramirez, Guzman family members. Subjects are all close friends and family to whom I am grateful to for allowing me to include them in this very special project. Now go ahead - "Start spreading the News"!