Schomburg Celebrate Cinco De Mayo

(l-r) Schomburg director Franck Strongbow, Della Outlaw, Gabriela Rivera, dancer Edith Ortiz, Yaneris Fernandez, dancer Alberto Lopez, Maryanne Hatchett and Karina Miranda.
Photo courtesy of Franck LaBoy Strongbow

Arturo Schomburg Senior Center residents were treated to a special Mexican dance performance in honor of Cinco de Mayo on Wednesday, May 4.

Dancers Alberto Lopez and Edith Ortiz performed a Mexican Danza to commemorate Cinco de Mayo which honors the Mexican army’s victory over the French forces in the Battle of Puebla on May 5, 1862.

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