José A. Alvarado Jr.

Photographer
  
Location: New York
Nationality: Puerto Rican American
Biography: New York native José A. Alvarado Jr. (b.1989) is a Puerto Rican American documentary photographer currently based in New York City. His personal work consists of documenting sub-cultures, politics, and the relationship between Puerto Rico... read on
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Meet the Latinos Trying to Get Latinos to the Polls
josé a. alvarado jr.
Mar 3, 2020
Location: Brooklyn
“My experience living at the margins of how Latinidad has been constructed, particularly being Afro-Latinx and queer, makes me fight to make sure we continue to expand it for those who want to be a part of it,” - Jonathan Jayes-Green Latinx outreach director for Senator Elizabeth Warren of Massachusetts, for The New York Times.

Meet the Latinos Trying to Get Latinos to the Polls
A projected 32 million Latinos will be able to head to the polls in November. The Democratic presidential campaigns are hoping to engage them.

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First self-portrait under social distancing at my apartment in Ridgewood, Queens, NYC April 10, 2020.

By José A. Alvarado Jr. / Queens — First self-portrait under social distancing at my apartment in Ridgewood, Queens, NYC April 10, 2020. During..
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Portrait of Kimba in Manhattan before the pandemic hit, March 2020

By José A. Alvarado Jr. — Portrait of Kimba during golden hour in Manhattan before the pandemic forced the the city that never sleeps..
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Portrait of Bronx native Avant-Garde musician, Jypsy Jeyfree.

By José A. Alvarado Jr. / Brooklyn — Jypsy Jeyfree, the Bronx native Avant-Garde musician and member of the New York City funk band..
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Banks Gave Richest Clients ‘Concierge Treatment’ for Pandemic Aid

By José A. Alvarado Jr. / Brooklyn — Nadeige Choplet, owner of the clay studio, Choplet Gallery and Ceramic Studio on 238 Grand Street in..
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Once Bustling Brooklyn Street Goes Quiet

By José A. Alvarado Jr. / New York City — In today's paper 4/21/20, Greater New York Section.  Merchants close their doors and wait for aid;..
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“Young people have a duty to defend their country with weapons of knowledge.”

By José A. Alvarado Jr. / Puerto Rico — “Young people have a duty to defend their country with weapons of knowledge.” - Pedro Albizu..
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On a Vibrant Street in Brooklyn, Businesses Are Struggling for Survival

By José A. Alvarado Jr. / Park Slope — Merchants close their doors and wait for aid while some subsist on pickup and delivery orders. On a Vibrant..
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Diversify Photo COVID-19 Relief Print Sale

By José A. Alvarado Jr. / Queens — Mi Gente! The Diversify Photo COVID-19 Relief Print Sale has been extended until April 20! All photographs..
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View out of my window, April 13, 2020.

By José A. Alvarado Jr. / New York City — ...That you are here—that life exists and identity, That the powerful play goes on, and you may..
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In Ponce There is a beach Without broken glass In the sand.

By José A. Alvarado Jr. / Puerto Rico — “In Ponce There is a beach Without broken glass In the sand The ocean has Twenty-twenty vision Is safe..
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The Little Barbershop on Suydam

By José A. Alvarado Jr. / Brooklyn — New narrative documenting a seventy-seven-year-old Puerto Rican barber and his forty-year-old shop in the..
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Thursday Briefing: Shuttered businesses in Brooklyn. The economic fallout from the pandemic is spreading beyond tourism and related industries.

By José A. Alvarado Jr. / Brooklyn — Thursday Briefing: Shuttered businesses in Brooklyn. The economic fallout from the pandemic is spreading..
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Friday Briefing: New York City officials on Thursday urged residents to wear face coverings in public.

By José A. Alvarado Jr. / Brooklyn — Friday Briefing: New York City officials on Thursday urged residents to wear face coverings in public...
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New York Was Not Designed for Emptiness

By José A. Alvarado Jr. / New York City — "The energy, the traffic, the crowds are all gone. Only the vacant streets remain, waiting for the..
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Coronavirus Stimulus Plan Shortchanges N.Y., Officials Say

By José A. Alvarado Jr. — An employee of Milly's on Broadway and Park Avenue goes over a list as he prepares to open up the pizza..
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Sybil and her Falconer

By José A. Alvarado Jr. / New York — Katharine Eisenhart, 29, an apprentice in falconry, with her 12.2'' American kestrel, Sybil, at..
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C.D.C. Gives New Guidelines, New York to Close Restaurants and Schools and Italian Deaths Rise

By José A. Alvarado Jr. / New York City — No gatherings of 50 or more for now, urges the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. People at..
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2020 - NPPA Best of Photojournalism, OVP Features (Large Team), 2nd Place, The New York Times - “65 block parties, 5 boroughs, 20 photographers:..

By José A. Alvarado Jr. / New York City — 2020 - NPPA Best of Photojournalism, OVP Features (Large Team), 2nd Place, The New York Times - “65..
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Titi Giacinia at my Grandfather Angel-Luis’ home in Villalba, Puerto Rico, February 2020.

By José A. Alvarado Jr. / Villalba — Titi Giacinia at my Grandfather Angel-Luis’ home in Villalba, Puerto Rico, February 2020.
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Portrait of Robert Sanganoo Jr.

By José A. Alvarado Jr. / New York City — Portrait of Robert Sanganoo Jr., 30, taken after we completed his NY state university applications. In 2011..
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Mom and Pop Millionaires Are Driving Blackstone’s Growth

By José A. Alvarado Jr. / New York City — Joan Solotar, Blackstone’s head of private-wealth solutions, for The Wall Street Journal Mom and Pop..
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The New York Times SUNDAY ROUTINE: MELISSA SILVERSTEIN

By José A. Alvarado Jr. / New York City — SUNDAY ROUTINE: MELISSA SILVERSTEIN, founder of the Athena Film Festival and Women & Hollywood, for The..
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Birdcamp Could Close. People Are Panicking`

By José A. Alvarado Jr. / New York City — Justin Marshall receives a small beak-bump from his ever engaging and comical Quaker Parrot, Chicken, in the..
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CNN: For Puerto Rico's earthquake families, trauma continues thousands of miles from home.

By José A. Alvarado Jr. / Manhattan — They survived a tanking economy, Hurricane Maria and political strife. But earthquakes proved to be too..
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