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March 21, 2017
"This is a wonderful community that we have the honor to host every year. Their story came to light, their presence came to light because of a tragedy in the Bronx, but since that day the world and New York State has begun to realize the wealth of history and resiliency that has involved the Garifuna community throughout Central and South America and the Caribbean. They're an incredible group of people who have contributed so much," said Assembly Member Marcos Crespo, introducing members of the Garifuna community to the Assembly Chamber in honor of Garifuna-American Heritage Month. K196