Latinos in Comics featuring “Ghetto Brother”
Panel Discussion: 2pm to 3pm
Ray Felix , founder of Bronx Heroes Comic Con, returns to Poe Park on Feb.24- Mar. 31st, 2015 with a unique showcase which focuses on Latino Super Heroes and the artists and authors from around the world who create them.
Benjamin Melendez, founder of the legendary Ghetto Brothers, initiated the 1971 gang truce that led to the creation of hip hop in the South Bronx. In a conversation with author Julian Voloj, Melendez will discuss growing up in the South Bronx, the events that led to the gang truce, and how it feels to have his life turned into a graphic novel.
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