It’s Famous Friday!
Ritchie Torres With the Presidential race still hanging in the balance, Tuesday’s election night had results that were historic regarding the election of new members to Congress. Ritchie Torres, a Bronx native, became the first openly gay Afro-Latino to serve as a member of Congress. Torres’ was born in 1988 to a Puerto Rican father and an African American mother. He was raised by his mother in a housing project in the East Bronx. His aspirations of working in politics came early as he interned for the Mayor and [...]